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Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Baddi, HP, IN

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: Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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Job Purpose:


This position is responsible for smooth running of utilities operations which includes equipments like Compressed air, steam, process water, electrical supply, chillers and cooling towers, AHU systems, DG systems, IBR / Non IBR Boilers, fire hydrant system and fire alarm system etc.. This position would also be responsible for optimising NVOs, improvement and sustenance of implemented EOHS, FP&R and Quality systems in Utility Operations. This role also requires person to closely coordinate with outside Regulatory agencies as well.


Job Context:


Toothpaste manufacturing involves 2 core activities viz. Making & Finishing, supported by utilities like Boilers / Air compressors / DG’s/ Water System / Electrical (conversion and distribution), ETP etc. All these utility services are required to run these two core systems i.e. Making & Finishing. Effective and efficient utility operations, plays very critical role in driving company’s / plant’s business and sustainability KPIs, hence is one among the most critical functions at site. Utility Department deploys the selective number of associates who demonstrates high degree of functional and behavioural competencies required for effective management of utility function. The Team Leader / Area Leader is an effective and valuable member of the Management team to ensure uninterrupted utilities services for effective delivery of business results through his area. This position requires having high degree of interface with Quality, IP, finance & HR.


Key Accountabilities:



Related Activities

Achievement of KPIs

Understands technical processes in the factory especially Utilities and its distribution, ensure uninterrupted Supply of Utilities to the Plant and achievement of functional KPIs like power index, Fuel Index, Air Index, Water Index (Process & Domestic), team management, equipment’s upkeep, spare management  and drive autonomous maintenance, track and analyse variances (if any). Implement strategies within the Utilities area to consistently manufacture and ensure the quality of finished goods. Contributes to the development of contingency plans and strategies for any business interruption.

PMS Execution

Execution of PMS system for all the Associates, grievance handling, shift management, Motivates the workforce to achieve Focus Factory objectives.

FP&R, EOHS & Quality initiatives in the area.

Leads by example and demands safe behaviour and awareness, sound environmental practices and commitment to Quality & FP&R philosophy.


Knowledge and know–how of the applicable statutory / regulatory requirements. Adherence to policies & procedures of the company, production processes and systems/SOP’s.

Liasoning with External Agencies – Close working & liasoning with the related regulatory bodies & external agencies for registration / certification / renewal of licences, obtaining NOC’s of relevant utilities equipments.

Cost Reduction

Cost Control (Opportunities for Energy, Water, fuel  Saving and optimization of running cost)

Improves Factory cash flow by effectively managing operating expenses, capital expenditures and inventory.

Uses e-buy data to create purchase requirements.

Data Reporting

Performance / downtime reporting, SAP(Maintenance Module)


Gathering relevant information efficiently; applying logic in solving problems and making decisions; using data to support recommendations; weighing risks and predicting benefits and costs.


Systematically breaks down complex problems into component parts

Collects information from different sources to identify patterns, trends and solutions. Identifies options and analyze pros and cons of important decisions.


Communicate effectively to foster an environment that values teamwork and sharing of ideas, work, etc.

  • Works effectively with people in other departments & functions
  • Seeks diverse viewpoints and builds on the ideas /    work of others

Seeks collaboration where it will bring the most value

Coaching & Feedback, counselling & DBS



Experience: Incumbent should have an exposure of 5 - 8 years in the utilities and engineering operations in FMCG, Pharma & related industries. S/He should have relevant experience in handling different types of boilers especially IBR boilers.


Qualification: Degree in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical), 1st Class boiler proficiency certificate would be an added 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.

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