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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:  End to End Planner

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  May 26, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151625 - Gebze - Kocaeli, Turkey, Turkey

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!


If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!


Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success.


If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a detailed daily production schedule within APO PPDS based upon net requirements generated through the supply network planning process. Review daily production performance. Adjust forward schedule based upon actual throughput.
  • Develop annual scheduling segmentation strategy to determine optimal run sizes based upon plant capacity; inventory carrying costs, service, and manufacturing costs.
  • Monitor production capacity versus requirements and identify constraints within the master schedule to ensure service.
  • Review scheduling segmentation strategy quarterly in collaboration with Supply Network Planning and Manufacturing.
  • Review and communicate exceptions (alerts) including production shortages/overages, capacity constraints, and late/early orders. Monitor changes in requirements due to demand volatility, unplanned events, and fast track activities. Evaluate solutions/options in collaboration with supply network planning to match demand and supply.
  • Measure production planning KPIs including customer service, inventory, CTI, and schedule adherence and identify root causes of KPI exceptions and develop action plans to improve.
  • Organize monthly/weekly meetings with supply network planning to conduct monthly/weekly reviews of operation and production planning KPIs
  • Plan and monitor deliveries of packaging materials under his/her responsibility to ensure all necessary materials are available when needed for production. Manage related packaging inventory levels to ensure financial targets are achieved.
  • Utilize right-sizing tools to determine appropriate safety stock levels for packaging materials
  • Define, together with procurement, MOQ (Minimum Order Quantity) and lot sizes depending on volume and pricing structures.
  • Review the MRP parameters every 3 months and adjust as necessary.
  • Monitor forecast for future requirements to ensure long-term material requirements can be fulfilled by supplier

Required Qualification:

  • A University Degree in Engineering, MBA/MS will be preferable.
  • Good English proficiency.
  • Good knowledge of Computer literacy, especially MS Excel/Google Sheet tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Strong communication with both internal and external partners.
  • Strong Analytical ability and decision making skill.
  • At least 2 years working experience in MFG shop floor and/or planning.
  • Be familiar with the Supply Chain concepts and operation.
  • Have knowledge on SAP operation.


Disclaimer - Interested candidates are requested to upload their resumes drafted in English language only


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 recognized 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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