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Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Network Operations Associate-Piscataway

Colgate-Palmolive Company. - Piscataway, NJ


Piscataway, NJ, US

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, 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.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at

. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit

. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

No Relocation Assistance Offered

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The Network Operations Associate is responsible for supporting cross category product sourcing initiatives that include but are not limited to: developing regional product sourcing strategies for existing and new products, driving product simplification, managing regional capacities, seeking savings opportunities in product sourcing help drive regional FTG (Funding the Growth) program and developing supply chain contingency plans for business interruption. This role is also managing E2E KPIs and reporting to senior management

Key interfaces are marketing, manufacturing, CMS, CS&L, R&D and global network operations.


Product Sourcing

: Support the analysis of  sourcing strategy for new product launches and product source changes to deliver lowest cost supply structure while aligning with the commercial needs. This involves direct involvement with sourcing studies and coordinating new product launches to ensure smooth manufacturing startup and timely supply of goods.

Product Simplification

- Support efforts in North America formula and packaging harmonization / standardization to reduce costs and improve factory flexibility and service.

Capacity Management

– Work closely with both Category NetOPs and Manufacturing Site Leaders Operations to define plant capacity to meet product demand and elevate challenges to senior management in the short and midterm to support budgeted volumes.

Contingency Planning

– Work to develop and implement contingency plans for North America plants an that is actionable in case of a catastrophic event and interruption in the supply chain.


- Identify savings opportunities through product sourcing and simplification initiatives. Work closely with key functional project leaders (Technical, Manufacturing, Procurement, Logistics, Packaging, Finance and Marketing) to ensure savings programs are implemented on time and that savings are captured and reported correctly.

KPI Management.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a technical field ( Engineering, Logistics, Procurement, R&D or related).

5 years of Supply Chain experience with focus in manufacturing, logistics, procurement, engineering and/or product development.

Preferred Qualifications:


Experience working in a manufacturing plant.

Experience working in packaging, planning or procurement.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  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.

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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New Jersey

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Colgate-Palmolive Company.


Network Operations Associate-Piscataway Colgate-Palmolive Company. - Piscataway, NJ, United States


Location: Piscataway, NJ

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.