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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:  Demand Planner

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Feb 28, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 97260 - Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Responsible for forecasting the sales which will impact the production levels efficiently, deploying finished goods, analyzing and reporting forecast results each month.

Improve service levels, help increase sales, and reduce system cost by making multiple critical decisions which impact production planning, inventory, service levels and supply chain costs.


Planning/Coordinating Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate new and discontinued products in APO-DP.

  • Develop a collaboration process with key customers to facilitate the improvement of forecast accuracy.

  • Facilitate and communicate the inputs into the LE/Budget process to ensure alignment with Customer Development and Marketing.

  • Develop and supervise performance metrics, providing regular communication and analysis of business results.

  • Lead special projects, developing presentations to communicate results and opportunities.

  • Develop, build and utilize system reports and queries in PA, BEX, BW , Excel and Access which will enable detailed analysis of the business for improvement opportunities.

  • Participates in key activities from Customer Development and Marketing to reinforce product positioning to positively impact revenue opportunities.

  • Build relationships by working with CD, Marketing, Finance and Supply Chain on an ongoing basis to develop improved integration between Supply and Demand.

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of promotional, new products, and cannibalization processes, incorporating relevant information into the demand plan and ensuring alignment to business objectives.

  • Develop initiatives to provide continuous focus on developing, analyzing, recommending and implementation of “standard methodology” opportunities.

  • Provide detailed analysis of the demand plan through “management by exception” principals.

  • Formulate strategic plans by challenging current paradigms, developing and recommending creative, innovative ideas which may help drive business efficiencies, profitability and customer service.

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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