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Date: Apr 12, 2019

Location: Gebze - Kocaeli, 41, TR

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: Gebze - Kocaeli, Turkey, Turkey
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 71496


           Planning&Logistics Manager leads all the production planning, import&export and logistics operation to deliver service and inventory goals while ensuring the optimal performance of the production lines in the factory, considering people, quality, cost, timeliness and assets.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Engineering, Business, Finance or related field, MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of combined experience in Manufacturing, Customer Services & Logistics or Procurement management, 3+ years supervisory or project management experience.
  • Proficiencies in advanced analytics and apply Supply Chain optimization tools / methodologies, including advanced proficiencies in SAP and Microsoft Excel, and intermediate proficiencies in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint.
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and native in Turkish
  • Very good teamwork, priority setting, relationship management skills


           Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring short, medium and long term planning and capacity management to support flawless business operation and future growth
  • Working closely with SNP team to deliver effective service level and to take proactive actions to eliminate possible service issues.
  • Managing annual scheduling segmentation strategy to determine optimal run sizes based upon plant capacity, inventory carrying costs, service, and manufacturing costs.
  • Acting key role between Warehouse, Logistics, Supply Chain and Production Operation in order to maintain efficient workflow
  • Having a strong co-operation with procurement team in order to ensure production continuity and  optimizing the cost of material via efficient planning and logistics process
  • Driving standardization of processes and tools and ensuring 100% SDP principles are applied in the plant
  • Collaborates with NetOps to establish key supply changes, including new products, and communicates with all stakeholders
  • Managing all the relations with 3PL Customer Broker company and accountable for import export operation of the plant
  • Ensuring all warehousing and transportation activities in line with the Colgate best practices and meet customer needs.
  • Coordinating logistics tenders for inbound operation and providing required information for outbound logistics tenders
  • Maintaining compliance for EOHS & quality standards and manage 5S with in the related work environment


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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