Share this Job

Senior Team Leader, Process Departments

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Hazlet, New Jersey, US, 07730

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 219661 

Job Description


A Senior Team Leader, Process Departments is available at one of the world’s best flavors and fragrance companies! As the Senior Team Leader, you will be responsible for the operations management of the encapsulation, PolyIFF, and hydro-alcoholic blending departments.  In addition to the planning and execution of the production schedule, this person supervises a team of operators across multiple shifts. The Senior Team Leader, Process Departments will ensure all responsible areas adhere to budget while ensuring safety, on-time-performance and quality goals are met. 


You will also spend your time…


  • Driving continuous improvement programs to ensure the business remains agile and competitive for our customers.  
  • Contributing to the growth, profitability and enhancement of the business by supervising the shop floor activities of the hydro-alcoholic solutions, PolyIFF, and microencapsulation process departments, ensuring all safety, quality, on-time-performance, cost control and continuous improvement targets are met.
  • Contributing to the enhanced safety, quality, and productivity of the process department by planning and implementing continous improvement intiatives and lean manufacturing activities.
  • Working closely with local and global process engineering to ensure optimized process flow and quality products are manufactured in the microencapsulation department.
  • Maintaining high levels of customer service and excellent communication with IFF's customer service representatives and commerical teams.
  • Performing administrative functions to support IFF policies and I.S.O. standards.

Job Requirements


Required Skills: 


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or related degree.
  • 3+ years operations management experience in a process based environment
  • Strong focus on safety; solid experience in risk management programs.
  • Experience with quality management programs.
  • Demonstrated customer focus skills
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office© and SAP©.


Preferred Skills:


  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experience in new product development

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

Visit to learn more.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey