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Manufacturing Engineer - Lean & Six Sigma

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Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Ben Cat town, 57, VN

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: Ben Cat town, Binh Duong, Viet Nam
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 69117


Reporting Relationships:

Reports to: FP&R Leader/ OE Manager/Assistant Manager - OE


My Phuoc Plant, Ben Cat, Binh Duong, Vietnam


Low: 5%


Scope of Responsibility:


Core Responsibilities:

  • Lean strategy planning: work closely with Operation department to define and implement Lean manufacturing processes.
  • Drive strategy execution and improvement results, link Lean initiatives closely to plant KPIs pursuing operation excellence.
  • Lean people development: leading lean people development initiatives via providing leadership, coaching and training, culture change that is inherent in Lean transformations.
  • Lean project implementation: Identify continuous improvement opportunities which covered Safety, FP&R, Quality, etc., focus on end-to-end improvement
  • Advanced manufacturing technology application: Closely follow smart factory framework, digital supply chain roadmap, collaborate Lean and digital, using automation/manufacturing system driving breakthrough on waste reduction.
  • Optimize functions, various Lean Six Sigma tools; Lead Kaizen and Lean Six sigma projects to support business growth and increase customer satisfaction. Support process improvements through utilization of appropriate tools and methodology
  • Responsible for Operations data integrity, performance KPIs reporting & documentation, tracking new product & new project performance
  • Implement industrial engineering processes & tools to support shop floor manpower/ material/ energy & expense management
  • Deliver analysis & report top performance issues and drive forward action plan implementation
  • Maintaining operations standards in terms of labor, material, speed, energy & other expenses’ consumption
  • Support CI project coordination & implement system development roadmap
  • Lead Quality/FP&R/EOSH standard: refer on R&R matrix detail for each standard.
  • Other tasked as required.


Other requirements:

+ Education:

B.A./B.S. Degree in technical/ engineering (preferably in an industrial system engineering or operations management fields)


+ Experience:

3 – 5 years working for Lean/ Operations/ Industrial engineering departments (preferably in Consumer Goods Industry experience)

Good data sense, systematic thinking, excellent in data analysis skills. Familiar with Operations management/ processes/ Industrial engineering tools & processes. Project planning, coordinating & management skills. Good communication, both in Vietnamese & English. Office tools (especially Excel & Access), VBA programing, SAP, Minitab, Crystal Ball…


Additional Requirement: N/A


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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