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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:  Warehouse Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Jul 25, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 161211 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Warehouse Analyst

The warehouse analyst will execute our inventory adjustment process and support the US Warehouse operations team.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced cross-functional team environment and demonstrate excellent communication skills.  This role is vital in driving analytics to discover new ways of optimizing our inventory management processes, contributing to cost savings and operational efficiency initiatives and delivering direct impact on company bottom line.



  • Own the E2E execution, starting with the input from all sources with inbound capacity, along with output outbound capacity and maintaining adequate levels of warehouse space utilization by crafting a short, middle and long term constrained plan.
  • Foresee and communicate potential issues when warehouse will become out of inventory balance and take actions accordingly.
  • Work with 3PL’s to deliver continuous improvement projects to generate FTG.
  • Management of end to end operational tasks for respective DC locations including inventory accuracy and efficiency.
  • Manage salvage orders to include; damaged goods, closeout and/or  discontinued, SLOB, and any specific Supply Chain sku reduction requests. 
  • Own the customer ASN and/or UCC128 programs and connect with the warehouses regarding ASN set-up or vendor compliance issues. 
  • Management of operational OS&D claims process.
  • Responsibility for monthly reporting of backhaul performance by warehouse to include follow up with Customer Service for all unfavorable trends. 
  • Manage warehouse related EDI transactions. This includes supervising the EDI kickout report and corrective actions for all warehouse IDOCS transactions. Also to include sharing EDI training program for all designated 3rd party warehouse systems contacts.   
  • Ownership of quality hold sampling program and timely communication with order entry, transportation, and the warehouses for all product holds. Management of movements to and from quality hold and blocked hold in SAP and WMS.
  • Administrative control of all lot tracking product recalls, live and/or trace recalls, in support of the warehouse metrics.
  • Coordination of all restricted SKU’s product mapping with Data Management and the 3rd parties. Follow up for all restricted inventory releases, only those related to warehouse delays after the SAP release has been performed.
  • Dive into the variety of the data sources (e.g. SAP, WMS, BI, Sigma) to uncover insights that will improve our inventory processes to drive efficiencies. Look for the patterns and connections in different data sets working with cross-functional partners
  • Leverage the latest collaboration tools and technologies (e.g. DOMO, Google data studio)  to drive next level of analytics, data visualization and facilitate information sharing.


Required Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Engineering  or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 Year experience in related fields
  • Strong data analytical skills – ability to research, identify requirements, gather, clean, analyze, and interpret data, and present findings insightfully. 
  • Proactive Decision-Making - Have the ability to make decisions and take initiative without waiting for explicit instructions, especially in a fast-paced environment.
  • Problem-Solving - Proficiency in conducting root cause analysis to address operational issues promptly. Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills to address challenges and identify innovative solutions. Ability to troubleshoot and implement corrective actions to maintain smooth warehouse operations.
  • Initiative - Take independent action and demonstrate a proactive approach to identifying and solve issues before they become critical.
  • Inquisitiveness - Possess a natural curiosity to ask questions and seek additional information to fully understand a situation.
  • Follow-Up, Accountability and Autonomy - Consistently following up on tasks, ensuring that necessary actions are taken, and being accountable for the resolution of issues. Have ability to work independently and make decisions without constant supervision or the need to consult higher-ups for every detail.
  • Technical Skills - Proficiency in Excel


Preferred Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Technical Skills: (e.g; SAP, G- Suite, Domo, Sophisticated Excel, Power BI, etc)
  • Prior internship or co-op experience; manufacturing experience; student organization and/or other leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate sophisticated concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Proactive mindset to take initiative, propose innovative ideas, and drive them to execution

Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $72 400,00 - $101 500,00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements
  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually
  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here.


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