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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:  CBS Continuous Improvement Lead

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Feb 24, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 95906 - Del.Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico


Position Purpose:


Continuous Improvement Specialist in CBS CS&L is responsible for integrating the Customer Service & Logistics disciplines across workstreams to identify, develop and standardize Best Practices, develop and maintain a seamless Business Process and increase SAP / APO / BI / SNP / TM and others System Utilization.  This position will implement lean methodologies and provides support to key business processes that are aligned with the CBS business strategies and global best practices.

The primary accountabilities of the Continuous Improvement Specialist are to enhance systems knowledge and expertise across functional teams, identify and enable Continuous Improvement opportunities, and standardize global best practices.



  • Identify, document, and communicate continuous improvement initiatives related to people, process, and systems within the business areas of Supply Network Planning and its interaction with other cross functional processes in an E2E perspective.

  • Act as the liaison between CBS and Supply Chain Integration Team for CS projects and process improvements, including the following tasks:

  • Execute SAP testing on user enhancements, provide sample documentation of system issues that need to be corrected.

  • Identify areas of opportunity for improvement and explore system processes to address those issues.

  • Develop and maintain a seamless CS&L Business Process in the stream. Streamline the utilization of reports in SAP.

  • Develop a plan to identify, train, and retain Functional Power Users, ensuring consistent CBS team development in the functional and technical aspects of SAP.

  • Seek and share global best practices from across CBS CS&L, maintain training materials and platforms’ content to reflect best practices.

  • Work with Global Process Owners to ensure business processes are aligned with global best practices. Support daily business needs in achieving best in class indicators, serving as Interface between IT and End Users on key initiatives.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in SAP/APO/SNP/TM/BI and others module interrelationships to work efficiently with peers on integrated business processes.

  • Support system integration and implementations related to CS&L business processes.

  • Oversee the knowledge transfer to users and the training of power users in new and existing SAP functionality and related business processes. Update Business Processes & SAP tools with S&OP functionality and tools. Drive Continuous improvement

  • Support on the administration of roles and access to employees in the system.

  • Responsible for the Business Continuity Plan.

  • Drive Continuous Improvement process by the implementation of Lean Methodology & Concepts.


Basic Qualifications and experience requiered:


  • Bachelor degree Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineer or similar

  • 7 years of experience in Supply Chain processes 

  • 3 years in Supply Network Planning 

  • 4 years in Continuous Improvement /Six SIGMA / Lean processes.

  • Technical Skills: SAP ECC / APO / BI / Excel / 

  • Nice to have Skills:  Programming Languages

  • English Level required: Advanced for Business and Technical concepts. 

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 programme, 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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