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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 PL

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Feb 25, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 96863 - Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland

Take this opportunity and develop your professional career in dynamic international environment. Work with great people in teamwork culture & friendly atmosphere. 

Being responsible for managing all activities to develop, align, & communicate the demand plan for subsidiary, leveraging new generation systems and analytics (Statistical Forecasting, Demand Sensing, Inventory Optimizer, Commercial Business Planning, Tableau) in building synchronized demand plan.

 

Demand Planner PL

 

RESPONISIBILITIES:

  • Build Collaborative Demand Plan – Interact with commercial teams (Customer Development Team, Retail Marketing) to gather customer plans & other demand inputs, gain alignment and document key assumptions. Keep demand planning integrated with business planning process
  • Review Demand Plan - Participate in the monthly Colgate Business Planning (CBP) discipline process to validate company plan and identify demand related exceptions, develop an aligned demand plan, continuously monitor sales vs forecast performance.
  • Synchronize Supply & Demand - Ensure alignment of final demand plan to supply plan. Identify and ensure communication of supply risks/opportunities/constraints, potential solutions. Identify and communicate excess inventory issues to commercial team, agree on solutions and monitor their execution
  • Support New Product Planning -Work cross functionally   on demand for new products and track/measure actual shipments vs. assumptions
  • Measure & Track Performance – drive improvement of demand planning process & results; prepare Demand Planning KPIs diagnostics, run root cause analysis for forecast inaccuracies and propose improvement actions.
  • Communicate & Manage Demand Identify/ Communicate significant changes; facilitate Fast Track process.
  • Participate in change management and continuous improvement initiatives   and projects, work on enhancement End-to-End tools and analytics
  • Monitor SKU complexity and recommend SKU rationalization initiatives.

 

 

PROFILE:

  • At least 2-3 years of working experience  in forecasting and demand planning in FMCG sector
  • Strong analytical and mathematical abilities
  • Detail oriented, extremely accurate
  • Understanding Supply Chain metrics and interdependencies between them
  • Experienced in utilization of APO system for statistical forecasting and demand planning
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with cooperation with cross functional teams
  • Fluent English 

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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