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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  CA Demand Planner

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 23, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160547 - Almaty, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Scope of Responsibility:

Demand Planning in CACE regions including Kazakhstan, responsible for creating and effectively managing the Sales Forecast and Supply Planning systems, delivering key targets i.e. Forecast Accuracy and Product Availability while keeping inventory at healthy and budgeted level.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and run Company’s forecast generation system. 
  • Develop an efficient information interface with other functions inside the company for integrated planning of new product launches.
  • Conduct monthly cross-functional planning meetings
  • Execute and continuously improve all standard processes of planning regular product supply into the country.
  • Lead efforts to evaluate alternative Supply Chain networks that optimize cost and service objectives while considering changes in business and customer profiles.
  • Monitor and normalize stock situation by developing and following up stock increasing/decreasing plans
  • Ensures optimal utilization of SAP throughout the Customer Service & Logistics organization.
  • Build long-term continuous knowledge on the in-country market specifics relating to demand forecasting.
  • Analyze and contribute in in-market sales planning
  • Build functional expertise in the IT/ERP technologies.
  • Implement regional Supply/Demand Planning projects.
  • Accountable for adhering to Colgate-Palmolive, and governmental guidelines related to Quality, and Regulatory.
  • Develops and executes a logistics network master plan, as well as organizational capabilities, necessary to support future business growth.
  • Multiple interactions where key stakeholders are commercial teams (marketing managers and CD leaders). Daily communication with source and supply team



Higher educational degree; preferably in logistics, economics, business administration, management


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Business environment knowledge
  • Analytical skills
  • Demand Planning & Forecasting systems
  • Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
  • Logistics & Customer Service
  • Inventory Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Meeting facilitation
  • 3-5 years in international supply chain planning and logistics operations; preferably with a multinational FMCG company.
  • Fluent in Russian, English

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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