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No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 79132 - Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

Position: Category Demand & Supply Planner

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Reports to: Senior Manager - Demand Planning GIH

Job Summary:

The Category Demand & Supply Planner position is responsible to develop demand plan and align with commercial team as the consensus number. He/She also provide product supply to meet this consensus Commercial requirement as well as keeping the inventory in the appropriated level. The main objective of Demand and Supply planner is to manage demand for 6-12 months with high accuracy for period 60 days including optimize service level and inventory level / SLOB by working with Supply plant as well as Commercial Team. Also manage SKU Simplification with commercial team to increase SKU productivity / SKU count and cut the low performance SKU. This position will handle improvement in Demand Accuracy, Case Fill OOS, Inventory planning elements, SLOB and Aging, master data accuracy, Fast track and OAB to contribute superior service level and reduce working capital, New product and product transition projects.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Develop demand Plan 6-12 months and align with Commercial team as one consensus number via monthly CBP Discipline. Drive demand planning accuracy /low net error by review commercial promotion grid ,historical data / using Tracking Signal tool
• From Demand plan, generate “Net requirement” and submit to Supplying Subsidiaries or Contract Manufacturing . And to ensure product availability to adhere Safety stock target and to support business needs (Case Fill OOS)
• Work with planner of manufacturing plant as well as Contracted manufacturing and Co-packing to trigger production at the right time and right lot size.
• Support special requirement from Commercial e.g. fast track and work out supply to serve the needs
• Monitor product supply as well as actual shipment to secure service level and inventory level.
• Provide visibility of forwarded stock, overstock & under stock to proactively rectify gaps in Inventory /Slob and Service level.
• Own, measure & manage planning parameters to be consistency updated and drive 100 % system automated planning.
• Review Inventory parameters /NPI and adjust safety time to be optimize inventory level as well as improve on Service ( Case Fill OOS)
• Continuous improvement with Sourcing Plant and Contract Manufacturing to drive on Lead time reduction to improve responsiveness including MOQ to be optimize inventory level to prevent SLOB/Aging and Customer shelf life acceptance from long aging inventory
• Work project with Commercial, Production, Co-packing, Division, Technical, Packaging and Procurement to deliver New product, Product transition, Promotion to meet commercial execution plan.
• Monthly Participate in the CBP Monthly Discipline Process with Commercial team to support on Commercial product supply /Transition including sharing SLOB SKU to get action plan to deplete inventory
• Obsolete and Slow Moving Item Control and reduction including minimize left over material during the SKU Transition. Work with commercial to manage clear inactive inventory.
• Drive on SKU simplification with commercial team to cut the low productivity sku to drive on SKU productivity / SKU count
• Participate in Budgeting process by review and revise Budget / LE volume and submit the Annual requirement to Supplying Subsidiaries or Contract Manufacturers for Capacity Planning

Working Relationships:

• Operation Planning Managers
• Production Planners
• Souring SNP Export
• Marketing / Category / Brand / Product Managers
• Local CDT Team Leaders / CDM / RE /CDT CS&L
• IndoChina RE/ CD Team Leader
• Customer service Manager / Order Processing officer
• WH &Logistic
• Packaging/Technical/Procurement/Custom Clearing
• Budget /Costing /CBS Finance
• Division Net Work Operation

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. 

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