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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:  Demand Planner

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Oct 26, 2020
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 91710 - Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey


Demand Planner



  • Higher education degree; preferably in logistics, economics or mathematics

  • 5 years in international supply chain planning and logistics operations; preferably with a multinational FMCG company

  • Superior communication/presentation skills

  • People management

  • Proficient in Turkish and English

  • Excellent knowledge of Google Office Suite



The Demand Planner is responsible for creating and effectively managing the Company’s Forecasting and Supply Planning systems, delivering key Company targets i.e. Forecast Accuracy and Product Availability while keeping in-country inventory at budgeted level reporting to Namet Hub Planning Manager.

As one of the visible Colgate-Palmolive representatives of the site, the Demand Planner also assumes a key role in developing mutually beneficial relationships with the local community, customers, regulatory agencies and third party logistics providers. 


  • Develop, implement and run Company’s forecast generation system. 

  • Develop an efficient information interface with other functions inside the company for integrated planning of new product launches.

  • Execute and continuously improve all standard processes of planning regular product supply into the country.

  • Ensures optimal utilization of SAP throughout the Customer Service & Logistics organization.

  • Build long-term continuous knowledge on the in-country market specifics relating to demand forecasting.

  • Implement regional Supply/Demand Planning projects.

  • Accountable for adhering to Colgate-Palmolive, and governmental guidelines related to Quality, and Regulatory.

  • Develops and executes a logistics network master plan, as well as organizational capabilities, necessary to support future business growth.


Position will be located in Turkey, Istanbul.

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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