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Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Maintenance Team Leader

Colgate-Palmolive Company. - Cambridge, OH


Cambridge, OH, 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: Cambridge, Ohio, United States

No Relocation Assistance Offered

# 65725

Position Purpose:

The primary function of the Maintenance Team Leader position is to manage the maintenance activities in the Making and Finishing of all production, utilities and facilities related equipment.  The individual will be responsible for leading the implementation of maintenance strategy for the facility.  Elements of that strategy will address safety, planning/scheduling, staffing, preventative and corrective maintenance, storeroom, continuous improvement and training.

Let's talk about Responsibilities:

Work with Manager to assist in developing a plant maintenance strategy consistent with operational excellence initiatives

Oversee plant maintenance planning activities

Oversee and support a structured PM program utilizing SAP PM/EAM that drives the reduction of UPDT and unexpected equipment breakdowns.

Oversee and support autonomous maintenance process, which fosters operator engagement with the maintenance of the equipment

Create and manage equipment history and a major maintenance  program

Manage maintenance team schedules and technician staffing levels

Manage team balance and address performance  and accountability

Provide coaching and feedback session with direct reports

Calculate and Communicate maintenance related KPI´s defined by FP&R Standards.

Identify individual training needs and work  to create development plans

Work closely with storeroom coordinator on parts management and in achieving the defined goals for this area.

Support partnerships between maintenance and operations, creating a customer/provider relationship

Support GMP, Calibration and EOHS plant initiatives

Work with Manager to  assist in the development and management of the  plant maintenance budget,

Assist Manager with the design and monitoring of an effective and economically justified preventive maintenance program.

Perform inspections (prior to and after) maintenance of machine, adjustment, replacement of parts, overhauls/rebuilds, etc., for critical equipment

Maintain and analyze equipment data and history  records to optimize the maintenance program

Ensure maintainability of new installations through the creation of the proper maintenance strategies for them in the SAP PM/EAM system

Develop, Organize and Ensure execution of a predictive maintenance program i.e: vibration and oil analysis, and develop/implement iOT systems that support this strategy.

Identify chronic and costly equipment problems and provide cost effective solutions for them.

Provide technical advice to Production

Ensure proper operation and care of equipment

Establish a comprehensive lubrication program

Ensure employee safety from unsafe equipment conditions and equipment protection from environmental conditions

Ensure Maintenance Shop, Store Room and Utilities Areas are kept accordingly to the 5S & VWP Standard

What you need for this position:

BE/BS in Engineering

3 year’s production /operation management experience.

Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications skills.

Coaching and feedback skills required in a high performance work systems environment.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple initiatives and manage in ambiguous situations.

Proficiency with MS Excel

It’s an advantage to have:

Maintenance supervision experience in a Manufacturing environment

Demonstrated ability in the use of SAP

BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

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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Colgate-Palmolive Company.


Maintenance Team Leader Colgate-Palmolive Company. - Cambridge, OH, United States


Location: Cambridge, OH

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.