Warehouse & Distribution Coordinator – Contract role in Istanbul, Turkey

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# 159953 – Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey

Who We Are

Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognised for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!

Please note: This role will be for a fixed term contract period of 11 months

Job Summary:

Coordinate the operations of transportation & warehousing across the Turkey and CACE region, driving cost and efficiency improvements while exceeding customer service expectations. Manage 3PL warehouses.

Key Responsibilities:

• Accountable for Logistics cost. Ensure proper processes in place for capturing and reporting of the cost, organize regular cost reviews with necessary functions

• Coordinate the operations with regards to distribution & warehousing of products within the Supply network. Drive cost efficiencies, leverage global best practices & sustainability initiatives. Scope of responsibility includes 3PL warehouses, road transport, and projects involving distributor warehouses.

• Lead efforts to optimize Transportation and Warehousing costs

• Accountable for Transportation & WH Key Performance Indicators (KPI), maintaining regional scorecards, and working with the entire Supply Chain, Service Providers, Divisional and local CS&L, and commercial team to maximize results.

• Support efforts to evaluate & implement alternative Supply & Distribution networks in the entire Turkey&CACE region that optimize cost and service objectives while considering changes in business and customer profiles.

• Manage ongoing relationships of 3PL’s, carriers, forwarders and customs brokers including audits, physical counts. Ensure process standardization across warehouses.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree or Logistics degree

• Fluent in English

• Minimum 3 years of Logistics or Supply Chain experience

• Experience of Transportation Management including road, intermodal, ocean.

• Prior Experience in 3PL management and KPI management

• Market knowledge in Turkey & CACE region. Prior experience with the customs operations would be a plus.

What We Offer:

• International Working Environment

• Shuttle Services

• Hybrid Working Schedule

• Comprehensive Medical/Life insurance coverage

• 24/7 Employee Assistance Program

Disclaimer – Interested candidates are requested to upload their resumes drafted in English language only.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact [email protected] with the subject “Accommodation Request” should you require accommodation.


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