Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: March 2, 2014

Organization: Colgate-Palmolive

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website


Basic Qualifications:
A minimum of a B.A./B.S. degree; business, engineering, logistics, planning or related field required
Proficiency in Excel required
SAP R3 system experience required
Experience applying analytical skills preferred
Working knowledge of logistics and manufacturing systems required
Preferred Qualifications:

2+ years planning and/or logistics experience in a manufacturing environment
APO experience

Job Description:

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, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom?s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill?s Science Diet and Hill?s Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive Company invites applications to the Plant Planner position located at our new plant in Greenwood, SC. This is an exciting opportunity to experience a new plant start-up for a world-class manufacturing company.

The Plant Planner position is responsible for developing the daily production schedules in alignment with Customer Service and Operational requirements. In addition, the Plant Planner maintains vendor relations and manages the supply/availability of raw and packaging materials to support the production schedules.

Core responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Develop weekly/daily/monthly production schedules from the Master Schedule
Manage and coordinate manufacturing needs to insure that the plant is adhering to production schedules while minimizing labor cost and meeting cycle-time inventory (CTI) goals.
Review demand from SAP/APO to develop a production schedule to meet customer demands where appropriate; logistics and capacity constraints and Operations/Making parameters.
Manage inventory of finished goods, and ordering raw and packaging materials to support production requirements, service needs and working capital objectives.
Manage raw and packaging materials coverage in order to maintain inventory levels.
Ensures data integrity of SAP/APO to include demand, inventory levels, BOMs, and material masters.
Work cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, R&D and Supply Chain in order to plan for changes and new development in the workplace.
Maintain open lines of communication with key vendors and sharing information relevant to changes in the business to continue the development of the partnership.
Ability to conduct/facilitate weekly scheduling and monthly capacity meetings
Timely reporting of key performance indicators (KPIs) to include schedule adherence, case fill, and inventory returns.

Additional responsibilities:
Participate on the Vendor Continuous Improvement Teams representing the Supply Chain Team.
Support plant initiatives through involvement of activities/functions outside of Materials Planning.

Colgate-Palmolive Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of Colgate-Palmolive Company to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where Colgate employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis. Colgate-Palmolive Company prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.

Contact Name:
Darlene Tonks
Application Process:
Procedure: Please apply via our website at - requisition #140000027