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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:  Inventory Replenishment Planner

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date: 
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 88338 - Villawood, New South Wales, Australia

 

Job Title: Supply Planner (Inventory Replenishment)

(This is a 12 month contract position)

 

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading organisation within the grocery sector with trusted brands in over 200 countries globally.  This is a rare opportunity to join this high performing and friendly culture. 

 

Purpose:

Manages Supply Planning activities and is responsible for synchronizing demand and supply around a product category or specified SKU portfolio.

 

Scope of Responsibility:

Working in a team of planners, this position acts as a contact bridging the Subsidiary/Hub Demand Planners and Production Planners at production facilities. Responsible for translation of the demand plan into inventory requirements within the supply network while optimizing customer service and carrying costs.

 

Key activities include:

 

  • Balancing Demand and Supply – Executes daily/weekly/monthly planning cycle priorities ensuring:
    • Product availability at Distribution Centres
    • Right-Sized inventory levels
    • Synchronization of new product introduction and sourcing transitions.
  • Balance of Service vs Cost – optimizes customer service at the minimum cost level.
  • Supply Resolution – utilizes system alerts to identify and resolve supply shortages/overstocks.
  • Data Analytics – uses supply chain data and tools to drive information-based decisions such as safety stock settings.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives – develops and implements best practices related to finished goods replenishment, inventory management and system utilization.
  • Collaboration – identify and close gaps with Demand Planning, Production Planning, Transportation, Warehouse Operations and Customer Service to achieve efficient, cost effective supply planning in meeting Customer Service & Logistics service and cost goals/KPI's and improving supplier responsiveness.
  • System/Process Development - Executes "Best Practice" supply planning processes identified by leadership to maximize customer service, minimize cost, and optimize inventory.

 

Education:

Bachelors Degree in Business Administration; B.S. in Engineering, Finance, Logistics,  or equivalent experience.

 

Experience:

3+ years experience of Supply/Demand Planning in Fast Moving Consumer Goods or Manufacturing

 

Technical:

Strong technical knowledge and experience with SAP ECC, APO (SNP), IBP suite of tools essential 

 

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 http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

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


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