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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 recognised 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 programmes 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:  CBS Supply Network Planner

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  5 Jul 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 161382 - Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognised for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!



The position is responsible for the replenishment of manufactured finished goods to Distribution Centers / based on forecast input by the local demand planners. Each planner is responsible for a subcategory, or part of a subcategory.  



  • Key contact for Production Planners in the manufacturing sites and Demand Planners in the Distribution Centres, to ensure the availability of the products at the Distribution Centers to fill our customer orders on time and complete whilst balancing against the right sized inventory.
  • Escalation to the Network Planning Managers when either are compromised
  • Utilise Advanced Planning Optimiser effectively to leverage system capabilities and share best practices across end users. 
  • Daily review and communication of Advanced Planning Optimiser alert messages to production planners
  • Provide regular Out of Stock reporting and take follow up actions on the replenishment side as applicable, to enable local subsidiaries to take appropriate action
  • Outline/challenge discrepancies between total subcategory demand and against actual sales trend to avoid  not necessary inventory build up or over commitment in production planning  
  • Coordinate replenishment of product launches, re-launches and product discontinuation
  • Maintain relevant master data
  • Achieve customer-focused Key Performance Indicators while managing inventory and distribution costs
  • Seek input from internal and external customers about their needs and expectations to continually improve the replenishment process and the inventory management


  • ​​An University Degree
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in the supply planning field
  • Fluent in English
  • Practical knowledge of MS Office skills (Excel/Access)
  • Practical knowledge of Google Tools (Gmail, Google sheets, Google drive)
  • Autonomous, results oriented, promoting team-work, problem solving
  • Project management, analytical and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • SAP APO experience is an advantage

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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