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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  Demand and Supply Planner, Hill's Asia

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Dec 2, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered


About Us

Hello. Woof. Meow.


Are you a pet lover with a passion for branding and marketing? Does the idea of helping millions of pets live a long and healthy life motivate you? Does the idea of working on one of the largest and fast growing pet nutrition brands in the world excite you? If yes, we are looking for you!


We are Hill’s - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are part of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.


At Hill's we have a purpose! Every day around the world, we help transform the lives of millions of pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and committed people.


Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Inclusive and Courageous. Employees are rewarded with opportunities for career development and experiences.


We pride ourselves on our focus on delivering high ethical standards and dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as Hybrid Working, Summer Hours, Live Better activities, Product Parcels and Medical Insurance Benefits.

About the Role

We are out here to find a dynamic and talented Demand and Supply planner to join our Customer Service and Logistics (CS&L)  team for the Asia region. In this action role, you will lead preparation, alignment, and communication of a high quality Demand Plan (Subsidiaries and Distributors markets) with a planning horizon of current year + 1. This role reports to the Senior Manager, Customer Service and Logistics - Hill’s Asia and will lead the CS&L function end to end, as part of a cross functional team member supporting the Distributor markets.


You will also be responsible for leading all activities to develop, align and communicate the rolled up demand plan for the region, which is four Subsidiaries (sales organizations) and four Distributor markets. The final demand plan must balance cross functional input and reflect the latest commercial/customer plans in order to meet business objectives. This role will be the main conduit between the commercial team and Global (Topeka/ international) Demand Planner to achieve an aligned/synchronized demand plan and drive continuous improvement. 


This experienced  planner will also lead initiatives, implement next-gen tools,  and support pilots which involve demand planning.


Role highlights:

  • Build Collaborative Demand Plan 

  • Review Demand Plan

  • Synchronize Supply & Demand

  • Support New Product Planning & Life Cycle Planning

  • Measure & Track Performance

  • Master Data Management

The ideal candidate:

  • Basic qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics, Finance or related.  A MBA is preferred

  •  5+ years of experience in Customer Service & Logistics experience required, with expertise in Supply Planning & Inventory Management preferred

  • Preferable experience in consumer goods industry working with Sales, Manufacturing, Finance, and/or Marketing

  • Familiarity with the pet food business is a plus.

  • SAP R/3 and APO-DP systems experience a plus

  • Language fluency in English 

  • Strong commercial understanding

  • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements, effectively manage processes and projects

  • Strong analytical, decision making skills, creative thinking and problem solving mindset

  • Proven experience collaborating with cross functional teams

  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills required

  • Digitally savvy - Google Suite or similar digital tools

  • Excellent business and communication (written & presentation) skills


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Apply now!

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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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