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Plant Planner

Company name
Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Cambridge, OH

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Cambridge, OH, US

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SCOPE of Responsibility

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

Establish daily production schedules for all Cambridge-made items, generated from long and short-term forecasts including co-pack items, big hits and collaboration of the forecast.

Monitor and make the necessary adjustments to the finished goods, raw materials, and safety stock levels to insure the proper balance between working capital and customer service in order to meet and or exceed established goals.

Manage and coordinate manufacturing needs to insure that the plant is adhering to production schedules, meeting CTI goals and achieving at least a 77% schedule adherence while minimizing labor cost.

Manage the replenishment process for all Raw & Pack materials. Insure that adequate but not excessive inventory levels are maintained in order to meet production objectives.

Insure Customer Service case fill levels of 99% or better are achieved on a consistent basis.

Monitor the APO deployment process to insure that inventory levels remain in balance.

Coordinate all activities as pertain to new product launches including interfacing with the Marketing, Technology and Packaging groups to guarantee all information is set up in SAP on a timely basis, and production plans and demand are flowing to the suppliers.

Coordinate with plant operations engineering, net ops mgr, any maintenance projects, new products, startups, EMOs, etc.

Maintaining open lines of communication with key vendors and sharing information relevant to changes in the business to continue the development of key partnerships.

Develop plant Segmentation for each year

Coordinate Monthly Capacity analysis

Aligns mater data for Cambridge SKU

Project analysis as needed

Function-Specific Competencies

Manages local Supply Chain activities effectively to maximize global business performance

Understands global category business sand commercial strategies and guides the Supply Chain to deliver against them

Knows the diverse global markets being supplied and makes certain that distinct Customer Service needs are met

Gains knowledge of Marketing and Technology trends and anticipates the impacts on the Supply Chain

Factors competitive trends into investment and operating decisions

Is familiar with the operations and priorities of global suppliers, customers and channels

Optimizes the deployment of equipment and other assets globally

Drives global standardization and simplification opportunities

Develops sourcing strategies for materials and finished goods that optimize Total Delivered Cost and Customer Service

Selects appropriate technologies and vertical integration strategies that meet current and future Supply Chain needs



BS/BA Degree required

Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint a must


SAP/APO experience an advantage

3 or more years Planning and/or Logistics experience

Working knowledge of logistics and manufacturing systems

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Company info

Colgate-Palmolive Company.
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Company Profile
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. It offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as dental floss and pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising liquid hand soaps, shower gels, bar soaps, deodorants, antiperspirants, shampoos, and conditioners; and home care products, such as dishwashing liquids, laundry and dishwashing detergents, household cleaners, oil soaps, bleaches, and fabric conditioners. The company also offers pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs; a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions; and various products with natural ingredients. Its principal trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, 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, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. The company markets its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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