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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:  SAP APO - Associate Analyst/ Business Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 10, 2021
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 110506 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


About Colgate-Palmolive

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.


The Experience


In today’s dynamic technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this constantly evolving landscape.


What role will you play as a member of the Colgate’s Information Technology team?


The candidate is part of the team responsible for implementation and rollout of Supply Chain applications related to the Planning business process for the Asia Pacific region. The candidate should have good experience in the APO modules of DP and/or SNP in SAP, and will be expected to be open to learning modules in connected processes.


The person will be required to proactively collaborate with business teams, technical teams and IT counterparts.


Who are you…


You are a functional specialist:


  • Be part of project implementation & roll out teams and take ownership of specific functions. This involves business analysis, design, development and testing for assigned functions
  • Participate in project meetings with various business partners and lead some of those meetings
  • Keep the project manager and partners updated on the status of assignments
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement and simplification opportunities
  • Track and ensure system utilization
  • Maintain standards of system performance & reliability by following governance procedures
  • Manage small and medium projects
  • Ability to work with multi-functional teams
  • Provide recommendations on system design
  • Develop project documentation
  • Enforce to Global standards (governance, project steps & documentation)


You are a collaborator:

  • Ability to independently connect with business to understand the requirement and recommend a suitable solution


What you’ll need…(Required)


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Business Administration, or a related subject
  • 3+ years of demonstrated ability in APO planning modules in SAP
  • In depth knowledge of one or more APO modules of DP, SNP and PP/S plus awareness of the integration with ECC
  • Business process knowledge in Supply Chain
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems logically
  • Ability to solve and identify root cause
  • Demonstrable understanding of different technologies
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Should be flexible and adaptable to new technologies


What you’ll need…(Preferred)


  • Knowledge of EDI and ABAP will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of other Supply Chain processes and SAP Supply Chain modules Project management experience



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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