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Date: Dec 8, 2018

Location: Selangor, 10, MY

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

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

Location: Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia
No Relocation Assistance Offered
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Position  : Team Leader

Reporting Manager :Senior Operations Manager

Department : Supply Chain

Key Accountabilities :  Plays a role as Company’s front liner in execution of Company’s policies/procedures, production schedules, target and improvement projects.

Key link between plant management team and shop floor associates and as such would have the desired skills in leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to lead a team of production crew to achieve company’s goals while maintaining good industrial harmony.

Responsible for the effective utilization of all production elements consisting of human resources, materials, machine, methods and information systems.

Identify potential areas of improvement in all aspects of safety, cost, productivity, quality and training.

People planning/crewing

Overtime management and control

Systems data update

Variances analysis 

Cycle counting and conducting EMO/plant trials


Require to work shift (3 shifts rotation)


Education  : Bachelor of Engineering/Diploma (any field) Electrical / Instrumentation is preferable

Experience : Minimum 2 years’ experience in managing production activities and maintenance in medium/large manufacturing setup. Experience with unionize environment is preferable. Should possess excellent ability in managing and coaching people.


Other Functional/ Leadership Competencies


Strong People Management

Strong analytical & communication skill

Self-motivated and able to work independently

Has strong influence & negotiation skills

Good planning & priority setting

Developing and coaching people

Promote teamwork

Area of Support  : Malaysia

Travel Requirement : On occasion (0%-5%)


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, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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