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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:  Global Warehouse Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Jun 11, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 100164 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States



Do you want to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?

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

Our diligent 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 retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Global Supply Chain Organization. Our highly upbeat and focused Team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive and for Ahold in this constantly evolving landscape.

What role will you play as a key member of Customer Supply and Logistics Team?

The Global Warehouse Manager is responsible for developing and demonstrating global warehouse best practices that deliver efficient logistics cost and customer service.


Develops and implements:


  • Strategic and operational sourcing strategies in collaboration with divisional and subsidiary logistics management teams.
  • This position will lead cross divisional/regional teams of Warehousing professionals with an objective of sourcing major warehouse expenditures and running relations with regional and global Third Party Logistics Providers (3PL).


Who are you...


  • Responsible for developing sourcing strategies and processes to handle Colgate’s $400 million warehouse spend.
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to the global Warehouse function while establishing standard methodologies for warehouse sourcing.
  • Provides operational and sourcing expertise to divisional and subsidiaries teams.
  • Executes effective negotiations with 3PL’s, on major outsourcing initiatives.
  • Accountable for Warehouse sourcing and collaborating with divisional and regional/hub logistics operations to maintain capabilities while minimizing total cost. Leads Global Warehouse Fund the Growth initiatives.
  • Collaborate with 3PLs as well as Colgate Supply Chain, Customer Service and Finance functions to develop and make sure purchasing policies, resolve issues, align service and financial strategies
  • Provides input for 3PL “Top to Top” meetings and, when necessary, presents performance and strategies.
  • Leads continuous improvement programs with logistics providers (i.e., 3PL Certification, Benchmarking)
  • Supervises regional/global Warehouse pricing trends and benchmarks results against CP performance. Recommends specific actions on unfavorable trends.
  • Works with Global Supply Chain in efforts to evaluate alternative supply networks that optimize cost and service objectives while considering changes in business and customer profiles. Provides Warehouse expertise to these initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Global Customer Service to align 3PL Warehouse capabilities with service expectations.
  • Understands Global/Divisional category business and commercial strategies and guides the Warehouse function to deliver against those strategies.


What you will need:


Required qualifications:

  • From 7 + years of validated experience in Warehousing, transportation, Logistics and Supply chain areas.
  • Undergraduate degree: Engineering, Logistics, or business related field.
  • Sap experience / WMS / TMS.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • MBA desirable.

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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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