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Colgate-Palmolive Supply & Demand Planner in Overland Park, Kansas

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# 159349 - Overland Park, Kansas, United States

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 recognized 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!

Supply & Demand Planner

Are you a supply chain enthusiast eager to make a global impact? We are looking for a Supply & Demand Planner to join our team at our Hill's Pet Nutrition Global Headquarters. This is your chance to shine in a role where your drive for Supply excellence and unwavering dedication to customer happiness will not only be valued but celebrated. If you're ready to thrive in a fast-paced environment, we want you on our team!

This role will responsible for orchestrating efficiently the supply and demand synchronization process by ensuring efficient and reliable supply of US manufactured products to Hill’s warehouses & locations outside of North America.

Responsibilities:

  • Track demand requirements call out and understand changes, collaborate with other regions and production planning to support demand fulfillment.

  • Monitor the supply vs demand required on a weekly/monthly basis (shipment vs requirements) by region, size, brand, SKU level and provide an executive summary with the accomplishment, highlights and actions needed to close potential gaps.

  • Use available planning tools to identify and mitigate product shortages, SLOB’s, aging product and work closely with the Supply Network Planning and regions team to set priorities and communicate action plans, gaps and critical issues proactively.

  • Lead and provide supply status to the Customer Service & Logistics teams, and our Subsidiaries (Asia, Japan, South Pacific, EMEA, LATAM), communicate supply risks, inventory management.

  • Support regions, global/regional Marketing, Network Operations, Finance, and CS&L teams to ensure preparedness and timely execution of new product initiative and transition SKU’s, geo expansion SKU’s

  • Understand and work closely with different teams (Network Operations, Warehouse, Supply Network Planning, Regulatory) to meet requirements and supply restrictions based on manufacturing - regions destination regulatory requirements.

  • Create and understand trends, analytics to find gaps in the process to be able to re enforce the processes.

  • Perform regular warehouse and logistic capacity analysis weighing demand vs supply for short and mid term to establish flawless operation, and communicate any risks for the US Export Exclusive Warehouses and Logistics Operations.

  • Collaborate with Global Supply Chain, Customer Service & Logistics,, and external business partners to drive operational efficiencies, execute supply network strategies and achieve key performance indicators.

  • Support quarterly master data updates such as: US Exports Transit Time review in SAP and understanding on Planning Parameters to drive optimal automated planning processes.

  • Support policies and targets for forward looking global SKU stock coverage optimization, inventory projections, and global month-end finished goods inventory reporting (units and pounds).

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business, Engineering or related field.

  • 3 - 5 years prior experience in Supply Chain roles.

  • Application of Supply Chain optimization tools / methodologies, SAP S/4, APO, Microsoft Excel, and Google Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Kinaxis Rapid Response experience

  • Understanding of SQL and data management systems.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Range $81,200.00 - $120,000.00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.

  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements

  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually

  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually

  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year

  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

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 Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here (https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/content/dam/cp-sites/corporate/corporate/en_us/corp/locale-assets/pdf/colgate-terms-and-conditions-2023.pdf) .

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