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Maintenance Team Leader

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Date: Jun 15, 2017

Location: Hodges, SC, 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, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Tom’s of Maine, Ajax, Fabuloso, Haci Sakir, elmex, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.


Location: Hodges, South Carolina, United States

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country



Maintenance Team Leader, Greenwood, SC       


Responsibilities include:

  • Accountable for the quality and productivity of the maintenance department, and its ability to deliver high levels of service.
  • Develops and tracks maintenance department KPI's.
  • Implements and maintains predictive maintenance programs.
  • Has overall financial responsibility for the maintenance department including stores inventory and working capital targets.
  • Tracks and analyzes variances associated with department's material and labor costs.
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements continuous improvement initiatives and manufacturing cost reduction programs utilizing Factory Performance and Reliability(FP&R) standards and processes.
  • Coordinates activities with operations and engineering to ensure effective execution of maintenance activity.
  • Ensures appropriate support for new production technology utilizing functional area owners and subject matter experts.
  • Ensures the development of people, teams, and organizational capabilities by empowering team members through training, information sharing, coaching, feedback, appraisals, and delegation.
  • Facilitates troubleshooting of production problems on a timely basis. (Requires climbing, bending, kneeling and the ability to lift 50 pounds and the availability to remain on-call for nights and weekend coverage)
  • Creates and ensures compliance to policies and procedures for crewing, shift rotation, vacation scheduling and training to meet business needs and HR requirements.
  • Responsible for role modeling the CP Values and Principles of Managing with Respect.
  • Accountable for adhering to Colgate-Palmolive guidelines and state law related to Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Quality, and Regulatory within area of responsibility.
  • Other job functions that may be assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, business or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance work experience in a manufacturing, production or operation environment
  • Proficient with the following programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Lotus notes or equivalent email Maintenance work order systems



  • Experience managing projects and using project management skills and tools
  • Working knowledge of SAP



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.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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