Colgate Indirect Procurement Senior Buyer in Warsaw, Poland

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, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Tom’s of Maine, Ajax, Fabuloso, Haci Sakir, elmex, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.


No Relocation Assistance Offered


Indirect Procurement Buyer


  • Manage local spend sourcing for multiple subsidiaries

  • Implement Indirect Procurement (IP) processes and procedures (Brief to Bid, central management of sub-categories) and ensure compliance in their subsidiary(ies)

  • Perform periodic spend analysis via PSA and market research for local or EU projects.

  • Active communication with business stakeholders and prioritization of their requests so as to ensure their purchase requirements are met in a timely manner

  • Utilize eSourcing tool to execute competitive bid (RFP, RFI, RFQ, or reverse auction)

  • Interact with the Procurement professionals throughout CP, and externally, to leverage best practices and ensure consistent implementation of global strategies

  • Organize and facilitate periodic key stakeholder to review status/issues with ongoing spends, strategies and all new requirements

  • Review eBuy Shopping Carts for accuracy/control purposes and flip into Purchase Orders to the appropriate supplier

  • Resolve user eBuy queries or forward to appropriate person


  • An University Degree

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain

  • Fluent in English is a must

  • Willingness to travel

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Practical knowledge of MS Office (Excel/Access)

  • Autonomous, results oriented, promoting team-work, problem solving

  • Strong time management skills

  • Proven track record in delivering cost savings and process improvements

  • Analytical skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • SAP experience is an advantage.

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.