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Date: Apr 16, 2018

Location: Del.Miguel Hidalgo, DIF, MX

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Location: Del.Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 64324

 

 

Position Purpose:

 

 

  • This Demand Planning position is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products
  • The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for their customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, retailer replenishment analysts, and other sources (i.e.: Nielsen or other syndicated consumer data)
  • This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective customers and products with key counterparts in Sales and Marketing
  • The Demand Planner is the integration point into the sales and commercial organization

 

 

Let’s talk about main responsibilities:

 

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers.
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
  • Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning
  • Work and collaborate with Supply Chain teams to ensure product availability as planned
  • Work with Commercial and Supply Chain teams to reduce slobs
  • Work and collaborate with Commercial and Supply Chain teams to simplify portfolio

 

 

What you need for this position:

 

  • Bachelor´s Degree in industrial engineering, business, international trade, or a related field
  • Advanced English
  • 3+ years of experience in Supply Chain
  • Advanced Excel

 

 

Experience in the following is a plus:

 

  • SAP / APO
  • MBA

 

 

Why Colgate?

 

https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/en/us/corp/

 

 

 

 

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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