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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:  Information Technology Manager, Supply Chain

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 4, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 112267 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States



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 is comprised of connecting 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 trustworthy 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. As the brand with the highest household presence in the world, we go beyond physical boundaries. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, feeds experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has chipped in to our enduring success. If you are passionate about working for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


Job summary

Colgate-Palmolive invites applications for the position of Manager- Supply Chain in our Company Global Information Technology (GIT) Organization. This role is in the Global Application and America’s Organization supporting Divisional and Subsidiary teams in North America, Latin America and Hill’s Pet Nutrition. This position is based in Piscataway, New Jersey.

As supply chain technology continues to accelerate and transform, we have a number of exciting projects in the works and are looking for an Application Integration Manager to join our team to help realize our vision.


The role

This role plays an integral role in the implementation of new Supply Chain applications and must be able to apply conceptual knowledge of the supply chain to implement solutions that satisfy all business requirements and engage with business leadership and key users at the global, divisional and regional level.

Our ideal candidate is intensely curious about technology as well as a passion for how technology can improve the life of people. You are analytical, fluent in data and using it to drive decisions and actions. You are highly self-motivated and can work well both independently and within a team. You have superb communication skills, can translate technical jargon into business friendly language to communicate concepts and ideas (and vice versa), and are comfortable working with both technical and non technical partners.


Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with the supply chain organization at the divisional and subsidiary levels to understand business processes and capture business requirements
  • Analyze research and resolve requests submitted by the IT functional leads, using existing technologies and ensuring the solution is aligned with divisional goals and GIT strategies.
  • Develop web services within SAP to be demonstrated by external applications
  • Identify new techniques and technologies and concepts that can add value to business and IT.
  • Implement global bundles for North America, Hill’s and Latin America subsidiaries.
  • Optimally communicate project and work related information to the team.
  • Ensure compliance of GIT governance practices.
  • Participate in the planning of and lead the implementation of multiple sophisticated GIT projects simultaneously


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree
  • 5+ years in Project Management experience and/or certification
  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated ability in an IT role implementing SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) software
  • Strong oral & written communication skills with an ability to express sophisticated technical concepts in business terms
  • Able to adapt and work optimally with a variety of situations, individuals, and technologies
  • Working on Agile/SCRUM development teams
  • Clear, concise and user-friendly interpersonal skills to easily transmit your ideas to any audience
  • Strong organization skills and self-motivated with the ability to overcome obstacles, and drive resolution to issues
  • Detail oriented, well organized and methodical in analysis and execution.
  • Ability to work on numerous assignments at one time with proven follow-through, attention to detail and dedication to business partnership
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity - in business requirements, technology options and product / site direction


Preferred Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of hands on experience with integration platforms, such as API, IDOCS or any other web service integration methods
  • 2 years of experience in APO, IBP or other supply chain planning applications (Kinaxis, Logility, O9)
  • ERP cross-functional experience
  • Degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Business
  • Proficiency in ABAP programming
  • IT or Business work experience for a consumer goods organization
  • Knowledge of SAP Cloud Platform Integration - Data Services
  • Experience on SAP S/4 environment




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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