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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:  Indirect Procurement Junior Buyer

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 130320 - Swidnica, Lower Silesia, Poland



  • Take responsibility for the sourcing and negotiation of all air and rail freight activities and ensure the processes for these activities are constantly updated;

  • Ensuring all contracts are correctly uploaded into Ariba system;

  • Run spend analysis on the categories to identify areas of spend opportunity; 

  • Complete benchmark activity for all warehouse activity in EU;

  • Upload and manage all procurement savings activities (FTG) in the database;

  • Support team projects across the range of logistics activities; 

  • Ensure maintenance of team contract tracker and ensure all alerts on expiring contracts are communicated effectively;

  • Managing, resolving and communicating on local quality and service issues;

  • Take responsibility a particular contract portfolio (TBA on starting) and ensure full contractual compliance;

  • Prioritizing requests and activities so as to deliver in a timely manner;

  • Perform all necessary procurement operations activities; 

  • Support team with Business Simplification.



  • A University Degree;

  • Min. 2 years of relevant experience in Purchasing and Procurement;

  • English fluency is a must;

  • SAP experience is desired.

  • Negotiation skills;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Time management skills;

  • Analytical skills.


This is a temporary position with a 1 year contract.

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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