Colgate Plant Procurement Specialist in San Jose Iturbide, Mexico

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: San Jose Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country


Position Purpose:

Lead category procurement strategies for key materials, balancing risk management and cost. Supporting innovation projects across the region while maintaining discipline on the main KPI´s measures with a continuous improvement focus. Ensure Knowledge on analytics and market conditions for the main commodities.

Let's talk about responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the supply, cost, quality, and service of materials in his/her charge

  • Execute effective negotiations for raw & pack materials(Local Suppliers)

  • Identifying & driving savings for all materials (FTG program)

  • Work very close with LATAM Team for new Projects R&PM (GTC-Pack)

  • Robust category risk management program

  • Leads continuous improvement initiatives w/ Key suppliers & Stakeholders

  • Generate quotations & bidding processes through corporate tools(SAP e Sourcing)

  • ESM program support

  • Lead Base Plant + Contract Manufacturers Strategy

  • Lead Cost Standard process for all Raw & Pac Material under his/her responsibility

  • Generate Subsidiary KPI reports on a monthly basis .

What do you need for this position

  • Engineering in electronics, mechanics, mechatronics, electrical or related.

  • Experience: 2 to 4 year similar position

  • English 80%

It is an advantage if you know of:

  • SAP

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, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.