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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:  Manager - Procurement

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 18, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 155051 - Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

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!



What you will do


  • Accountable for the Purchasing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and working with the local Supply Chain


  • Executes effective negotiations for specific local raw material, packaging materials and finished goods from External Manufacturers


  • Implements and monitors the Procurement budget for the specific materials and finished goods of responsibility


  • Accountable for optimizing raw and packing material inventories


  • Interfaces with suppliers’ sales, technical and other functional groups as well as Colgate Supply Chain, Technology, Marketing and Finance functions to enforce Purchasing policies, resolves issues, aligns service and financial strategies


  • Ensures new products are executed effectively together with New Product launch teams.


  • Contributes to local Funding the Growth Programs


  • Leverages SAP in day-to-day function, including entering prices into the system (where responsible)


  • Executes efforts in using “e-tools” (auctions, e-Savings, etc.) to help drive Funding the Growth, simplification and standardization programs


  • Accountable for adherence to Colgate-Palmolive, and governmental guidelines related to EOHS, Quality, and Regulatory for materials of responsibility. Develops awareness, and influences compliance with local government laws and regulations pertaining to materials.


  • Inspiring Leadership.  Coaching individuals and Developing collaboration in team


  • Provides management oversight & coaching for one assistant procurement staff  inclusive of  performance appraisals, and delegation of work



Required Qualifications


  • Master or Bachelor Degree in Technical or Business fields.


  • Minimum 5 Years of Functional Experience and atleast 2 years in managerial or supervisor roles.


  • Consumer Goods Industry Experience will be advantaged.


  • Experience in packaging.


  • Project Management Experience.​​​​​​​


  • Working experience in manufacturing business.


  • Proactive, Initiative, good analytical, interpersonal & communication skills.


  • Mobility to Chonburi plant and other Colgate subsidiaries.


  • Good command of both spoken & written English.


  • Proficient in using Google tools is preferable. Other computer skills.



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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