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Date: Nov 19, 2018

Location: Hamburg, HH, DE

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: Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Region
# 70109



We're currently looking for a


Logistics Manager (f/m)


to join our Hamburg team at the earliest possible date.


Job Purpose: 

  • Deliver the business objectives and results through excellence in Mass and Pharma Logistics Operations.
  • Prepare Logistics budget for the Central Europe West hub (Austria, Germany and Switzerland).
  • Drive performance of all logistics activities, organize regular reviews of logistics partners performance and ensure both operational KPI’s and financial are on target in order to support the business objectives.
  • Drive continuous improvement program with all logistics partners.
  • Participate in the selection of logistics providers during tenders as well as renewal of contract and pricing negotiation together with Indirect Procurement team.
  • Participate in network modeling studies.
  • In case of any change in service providers ensure smooth transition while ensuring smooth delivery of business.
  • Ensure execution of audits and follow up on completion of findings in due time.
  • Lead logistics cost-savings program.
  • Work in close relationship with Colgate Business Service Logistics located in Poland,in order to standardize, streamline and improve the operations as well as processes.
  • Support Corporate / Division / IT requirements and projects.
  • Ensure proper knowledge and evolution of the local logistics market and regulations.
  • Understand market dynamics and new logistics related developments including at customers impacting Logistics and how to address them.


Personal Attributes: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, preferably with emphasis on logistics. Industrial Engineer / MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in Logistics and/or Supply Chain in FMCG or a related industry.
  • Experience with SAP or another ERP system.
  • Excellent computer literacy in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Tableau.
  • Fluency in English and in German (spoken and written).
  • Analytical skills, root cause analysis skills.
  • Action oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence within the hub organization.
  • Confidence to challenge the status quo and promote continuous improvement.


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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