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Operations Supervisor

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Date: Dec 9, 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 Region



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The Production Supervisor is responsible for effectively managing production activities for a specific area of focus of the Focus Factory and developing collaborative partnerships with CP colleagues. He or she must be able to deliver the agreed to business results while maintaining positive employee relations. The primary accountabilities of the role include daily production schedule adherence, customer service, area financial performance, Quality, Microbiology, Environmental Health & Safety, Labor Relations, people and team development.  The Production Supervisor has to be an effective and valuable member of the Focus Factory management team, to ensure delivery of subsidiary business results in his or her area. The Team Leader works within a structure that requires considerable interface with Planning and Warehousing. The Team Leader guides and empowers teams in the implementation of Category Supply Chain strategy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Forms, develops and coaches an operations team in a values-driven, performance based environment
  • Leads the team in completing key performance indicators (KPIs) and keeps the plant informed about operations performance on a regular basis
  • Manages daily people issues, such as timekeeping, vacation, overtime and attendance
  • Gathers data and identifies a daily strategy which maximizes product quality and productivity
  • Coordinates the activity of operations and maintenance team members
  • Other job functions as assigned




  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or Business related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in managing and leading teams
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email


  • Working knowledge of production and process equipment, preferably in a processing industry such as food, chemicals or pharmaceuticals
  • Ability to establish a specific course of action to accomplish goals through appropriate allocation of time and resources
  • Ability to clearly express ideas both orally and in writing
  • Project Management Skills


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

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Manager, Engineer, Employee Relations, Operations, Management, Engineering, Human Resources

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