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Procurement Coordinator

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Mount Maunganui, NZ

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

You would be working for a global leader in functional fruit ingredient manufacture, providing customer specific solutions for some of the best recognised consumer brands with world class production facilities in Mount Maunganui and Belgium 

Taura Natural Ingredients has been acquired by world leader in flavours and fragrances IFF, headquartered in New York and listed on the NY stock exchange.

IFF is transforming to a rapidly growing global flavour, fragrances and nutrition company and is numbered 2 in the world in its field.

IFF creates, develops, manufactures, and markets an extensive variety of high-quality flavours, fragrances, and nutritional ingredients for customers in the food, beverage, functional food, flavour, fragrance, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries.

Taura utilizes fruit purees, juices, and concentrates in a proprietary process – URC ® - to create exceptional tasting, highly functional, customizable, easy-to-use fruit piece and paste ingredients that meet today’s consumer trends.

It is a recognized global leader within its field and has strong growth aspirations, ongoing investment in product development and the expanded reach provided by IFF.

Job Requirements


To be successful you will need to demonstrate:

  • Confidence to communicate and challenge stakeholders/Sales Managers to ensure S&OP forecast accuracy.
  • Reliable, efficient, and highly organised team player with the right team fit.
  • Highly accurate with data entry and advanced computer literacy, particularly Excel.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills as well as the ability to coordinate and interpret information and figures.
  • Process-driven with structured planning practices.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems is essential (QAD would be a further advantage).


The ideal background is:

  • 2+ years in a similar coordinator/planning/procurement role OR
  • Someone who has worked in a smaller company across a variety of tasks, including planning/procurement/freight, and now wishes to grow their skills/experience in a more challenging, global environment
  • A demonstrated track record of proven stability in previous positions


This is a 40-hour per week, Monday to Friday position with some flexibility in daily working times. A competitive salary plus bonus is offered to the right person along with fully subsidised medical insurance.

Please submit completed applications, including CV

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand for your application to be considered