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Regional Technology Manager

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Gebze - Kocaeli, 41, TR

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 73403 - Gebze - Kocaeli, Turkey, Turkey


  • BS or MS in preferably chemical engineering field; MBA a plus,
  • 5+ years of managerial experience in technology transfer projects or product development in personal or home care industries
  • Fluency in English, 
  • Good knowledge of Quality Management System and GMP principles
  • Understanding of technical, regulatory and business requirements
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Results driven, proactive, interactive, team work oriented
  • Strong communication skills expressing ideas and expectations in an effective manner with both internal and external partners
  • Capacity to operate in a diverse environment and to appreciate cultural differences in a Division covering Africa and Eurasia regions. 

           Job Description:

  • Regional Technology Manager leads the implementation  of the new product technologies in accordance to the strategic growth initiatives identified for the Division.   
  • Works with the plant’s technology transfer engineers to  implement new or modified formulas and processes to the plants
  • Interfaces R&D, Category Innovation Center and Network Operations to ensure that the key technical milestones are built into the project time-table.
  • Work in close collaboration with Plant Engineers and Operations to support the implementation of safe and robust making process.
  • Ensures technology transfer process is followed and documented appropriately at every stage for all technical projects in the region.
  • Drives process improvement and efficiency leveraging on on-going monitoring of process capability.  Implement corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Provide technical support to the Regional Quality Leader and Plant Quality regarding formulation issues and investigations.
  • Drives plant and contract manufacturer compliance and assists implementation of Corporate & CM Quality Standards.
  • Participates in auditing process of new / existing raw material suppliers and contract manufacturers in the region, follow up closure of audit findings.

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.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and 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.

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, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

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

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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