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Maintenance Engineer

Date: Jun 11, 2019

Location: Guatemala, GU, GT

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 73542 - Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala

Position Purpose:


Develop the administrative and operational functions necessary for the proper functioning of the plant's equipment to achieve the levels of productivity, safety and quality established.


Let's talk about the responsibilities:


• Design, implement and optimize the program of preventive and predictive maintenance of the equipment, facilities and buildings of the Focus Factory.

• Verify compliance with preventive and predictive maintenance of plant equipment.

• Develop and update the preventive and predictive maintenance program in SAP for all equipment installed in the plant (Glider).

• Review and approval of the weekly and / or monthly maintenance plan as the case may be.

• Schedule and execute meetings biweekly and / or monthly with mechanics.

• Validate the maintenance procedures, SWIS, IET or SOP and ensure its correct implementation.

• Design and implement the lubrication program.

• Manage the budget of maintenance accounts for spare parts and operative supplies of the plant, according to the authorized budget.

• Coordinate the activities of the mechanics of the plant assigning tasks and distributing tasks among them.

• Coordinate the implementation of projects of the plant assigned to it.

• Manage the purchasing requirements for spare parts, services and operational supplies with the purchasing department to ensure the inventory of inputs and obtain better prices.

• Manage spare parts inventory through the creation or modification of EGTs, through Safety Stock or Safety time strategies.

• Support the implementation of projects assigned to the area on Funding the Growth (FTG), Capital Equipment Budget (CEB), continuous improvement (CI documented in the CIR database).

• Analyze the report of predictive maintenance to identify opportunities for improvement in the life cycles of the spare parts, mechanisms and follow up.

• Obtain corrective maintenance information to optimize Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Plans.

• Consolidate and analyze the key indicators of the planned maintenance standard (adherence to the plan, labor effectiveness, planned maintenance effectiveness, cost of planned maintenance); and analyze information on MTBF, MTTR, and relationship of preventive maintenance vs. failures, to identify variations of key indicators and apply corrective actions.

• Attend the daily meetings of the plant and those scheduled according to FP & R standards.

• Provide support in compliance with the FP & R, Quality, Safety and Environment programs, according to the standards assigned to them.


What do you need for this position?


 • Industrial Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Mechatronics, Electrical, Electronics, Electrical Mechanics.

 • 3 years of experience at least.

 • Technical knowledge in PLC, mechanics and electronics

 • Advanced English

 • MS Office proficiency

 • Knowledge in the areas of Mechanics, Electricity and Electronics in industrial processes

 • Knowledge of administration and personnel management

 • Experience or knowledge in administration, management and elaboration of factory operation budgets


Is and advantage if you know about...


 • SAP 

 • Knowledge and/or programming of PLC´s



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. 

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