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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:  Logistics Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Jan 19, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151081 - Villawood, New South Wales, Australia


About Colgate-Palmolive

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of connecting with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be! Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

As an Oral Care Consultant, you would be part of our dynamic and fast paced Marketing Team. Key responsibilities include: developing and implementing the marketing plans that will establish and maintain current and long-range vision for the brand(s) to increase sales, margin and profitability for the brand(s).


Job Summary (purpose) : 


The Logistics Analytics Leader is responsible for coordinating the logistics and warehousing operations across the Australian and New Zealand businesses. This includes working closely with our 3PL partner(s) to ensure efficient warehousing operations to meet the relevant Colgate standards.

An element of the role will be to monitor and report on costs, compliance, and efficiency KPIs, including development and application of analytics tools to help drive improvement in our cost to serve, and customer service levels.


Main Responsibilities :


  • 3PL Relationship Coordination – Support the relationship with 3PL provider(s) ensuring the national warehouse operations are meeting day to day requirements.
  • Leveraging Systems & Analytics – Utilising supply chain systems and tools for logistics and cost management for transacting and reporting. Using analytics to identify opportunities for efficiency, service improvement & tracking bunker increases to foresee rate trends.
  • Partnerships & Collaboration – Strengthening collaboration across the Supply Chain functions to drive agility, responsiveness and End-To-End execution. Working closely with the sales team on country customer maintenance and implementation.
  • Effective Execution – Monitor the performance of 3PL partners on identified KPI’s. Engage 3PL’s to implement/ sustain warehouse quality standards, conduct self assessments, and audits. Responsible for the ongoing monitoring of performance for each service contract.
  • Coordinate SP CS&L FTG program – Initiate FTG workshops, maintain project database, validate savings projects and ensure timely delivery. 
  • Freight efficiencies - Responsible for Operations, customer service , market monitoring and statistics for SoPAc in Ocean Freight duties. 
  • Coaching & development - Providing ongoing coaching and mentoring to your team, ensuring  to develop skills to the highest level. Conducting cyclical performance evaluations for direct reports. 
  • Key interfaces are Order 2 Invoice, Customer Engagement, Supply and Demand Planning, and Vendor Replenishment Planning teams.


Required (Education, Knowledge required, Language skills, etc)

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration; B.S. in Engineering, Finance, Logistics or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of Consumer Goods experience in Warehousing and Logistics
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently


Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous experience in Supply or Demand Planning, Manufacturing, or Finance highly regarded




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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