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Date: Sep 24, 2017

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 To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Del.Miguel Hidalgo, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 54186

Job Summary:

Performs Supply Planning for a portfolio of items within a category. Responsible for synchronizing demand and supply under the strategic direction of the Division Category Planning Manager. Acts as the primary contact with Sub/Hub Demand Planners and Production Planners at production facilities (CP and Contact manufacturers). Responsible for achieving agreed KPI's.



1.      The planner is responsible for balancing demand and supply for portfolio of items within a category, by performing the Daily and Weekly Supply Planning Cycles. Ensuring:

·                     Product availability at Distribution Centre.

·                     Right inventory levels.

·                     Synchronized execution of new product introductions and product transitions.

2.      Balances service versus costs in making daily supply-demand balancing decisions.

3.      Uses system alerts to identify and resolve potential supply issues.

4.      Execute “Best Practice” supply planning processes to contribute to maximizing customer service, minimizing cost and optimizing inventory.

5.      Collaborate closely with Demand Planning, Production Planning, Transportation, Warehouse Operations and Customer Service to achieve efficient, cost effective supply planning to meet CS&L service and cost goals/KPI's.

6.      Uses Supply Chain data and analytical tools effectively including SAP and Business Warehouse.



Job Profile:

Level of Education:

B.S. or M.S. degree

Years of Experience (range):

0-3 years in supply planning


Technical Skills

Strong technical knowledge and ideally experience with SAP/APO tools

Analytical Skills:

  • Applies data and information to balance the various KPIs for optimizing Customer Service, supply and demand. Sees the Supply Chain as a total system.
  • Uses Supply Chain data and analytical tools effectively including SAP and Business Warehouse.
  • Leverages data from business tools and information systems to maximize Return on Capital, Total Delivered Cost, and Customer Service while minimizing inventory.


Cost/P&L understanding:

  • Integrating supply chain cost drivers and financial data to minimize total delivered product cost and inventory at targeted service levels.
  • Displays a net corporate benefit mentality when making decisions.
  • Understands how Supply Chain activities and decisions impact the P&L and Balance Sheet in the short- and long-term.



English Fluent

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, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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