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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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:  Procurement Manager M/F

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Feb 16, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 98304 - Colombes, Top-of-Seine, France



About Us

We are Colgate - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We serve consumers in more than 200 countries and territories around the world and are proud that Colgate-Palmolive is in more homes than any other.

Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich development and career experiences and progression.
We pride ourselves on our work life balance, our focus on delivering high ethical standards and our dedication to developing our employees. 

This rare opportunity to join a global market leader that is highly regarded for employee development opportunities.



The job


  • Manage material spend, negotiating TCO terms & leading innovation for assigned portfolio creating value from supplier’s relationship

  • Anticipate market dynamics & anticipate trends / issues

  • Develop and deploy Long Term material & supplier sourcing strategy based on market intelligence & Global Commodity Team information

  • Lead FTG category & LT FTG initiatives for Europe

  • Manage relationship vs category CMS teams & drive process harmonization among categories

  • Function as Regional contact for the global category & commodity teams

  • Lead Risk Mgmt initiatives for both chemical and pack mtls managed

    • via chemical assessment and molded parts monitoring (utilization, RAMPs, qualification plan…)

    • Lead legal contract coverage compliance

    • Ensure compliance with ESM, SRSA, CDP, etc… policies / objectives

  • Lead resolution of recurrent or business-disruption issues

  • Be the Commodity Leaders for the Region and use info to prepare the negotiations

  • Next coming focus

    • Rigid focus on recyclability and sustainability

    • Flexible on digital printing

    • Chemical on raw risk assessment and qualification plan


English is mandatory - French is a plus. 

The job is based in our french Headquarter in Colombes (92) - France. 


Date of beginnig : asap - do not hesitate to apply before end of Februray







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.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and 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.

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 recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.  

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

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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