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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:  CPFR Senior Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Apr 9, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 154636 - Rogers, Arkansas, United States

CPFR Senior Analyst

The position is focused on leading the end-to-end customer teamwork process with a focus on service metric improvements and mutually helpful, efficient supply chain solutions. This position will be responsible for partnering with the commercial team to support strategic planning and execute against growth/volume opportunities through identification and quantification of end to end supply chain savings and be the point person for operational execution of all modular changes and item transitions.  The CPFR Sr Analyst will grow, and maintain positive relationships with our clients, the customer development team and several other cross-functional teams. 
The individual will drive supply chain activities focusing on meeting customer goals, understanding data trends to support planning, sales and inventory.

This role will need robust analytical skills, social skills  and leadership skills to demonstrate both internal and external data to increase customer happiness, outstanding service and aligned demand plans.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Own the retail environment forecast, demand and metrics

  • Provide and maintain the internal forecast and demand plan by using internal and customer data (Order projections, POS, inventory levels, lead times, EOQ, etc) to make the right decisions and support commercial plans.
  • Work cross-functionally to provide insightful data to support the customer and Colgate strategic metrics (Demand plan accuracy, inventory levels, in-stock metrics, case fill, timely, truck utilization, logistics deductions, etc.)
  • Leads all strategic forecasting conversations and provides proactive communication around supply and demand challenges to our cross-functional partners.
  • Leverages all customer order and inventory data to create the best demand plan with a 12-month rolling horizon
  • Maintain, handle and influence  the demand plan for the retail environment, providing long term planning strategies
  • Collaborates with our CBS team (Order to Invoice, SNP and Logistics), Transportation, Warehousing and other functions to ensure excellent order fulfillment.

2. Coordinates and supports the execution and tactical cross-functional meetings to deliver customer results

  • Builds positive relationships with our customers and enhances the data to facilitate information sharing
  • Leads all customer facing communication, including supply risks, potential disruptions and continuous improvement projects and initiatives to support customer and consumer needs.
  • Ensures learnings are collected throughout analysis and leverages lessons learned from prior initiatives to optimize results
  • Supports new item transitions, in/outs, promotional vehicles and item changes to ensure there’s minimal to no slow moving-obsolete inventory, and no impacts to in-stock 
  • Is responsible for ensuring accurate master data and understanding and compliance of vendor programs.

3. Cross-functional project leadership

  • Works with cross-functional partners and provides retailer specific needs to ensure projects are on track.
  • Leads and develops the team by providing guidance and facilitating learning opportunities and coaching to best support the retail environment.


  • BS/BA in Business, Supply Chain or related field
  • 2-3  years experience in Supply Chain, understanding of supply chain principles including replenishment, ordering and related customer service functions, demand planning & forecasting knowledge.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Sophisticated Excel skills
  • Advanced forecasting skills (SAP APO preferred) and understanding of statistical models and projections
  • Strong functional / technical, and analytical knowledge of supply chain processes with proven track record to understand the impact of decisions and changes to E2E supply chains and convert strategy into results
  • Passion for continuous improvement
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and operate effectively in a high-paced environment while staying organized, focused and can lead multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve independently


Preferred Qualifications:

  • DOMO, Google Business Suite, Retail Link / Luminate, Google Looker Studio, Sigma Computing
  • Beginner/Intermediate SQL or Python knowledge
  • SAP and APO System knowledge 
  • Customer facing experience 




Salary Range $79,200 - $116,550 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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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