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Date: Apr 20, 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 Globally



Project Engineer, Greenwood, SC       


The Project Engineer is responsible for managing, driving and leading preparation and implementation of capital projects in the factory, through the cross functional team cooperation and following CP capital expenditure budget standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors. (Manage Contractors)
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.
  • Manage CEB process to keep project within the approved budget.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains project data base by writing computer programs; entering and backing up data.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.






  • BS in Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in cGMP manufacturing with an emphasis on project management/engineering from project concept through implementation
  • Knowledge of the CEB Capital Procurement
  • Working knowledge of EOHS and Quality standards
  • Skills/Qualifications:
    • Requirements Analysis
    • Design Skills
    • Project Management
    • Manufacturing Methods and Procedures
    • Process Improvement
    • Technical Understanding
    • Documentation Skills
    • Safety Management
    • Supervision
    • CAD
    • GMP's
    • Validation (DQ/IQ/OQ/PQ)


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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