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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Digital System Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 12, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 109520 - Ben Cat town, Binh Duong, Viet Nam

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to: FP&R Leader/ OE & plan system  Manager/Assistant Manager - OE & plant system

Responsible for: Lead plant systems integration & digital transformation  projects, training of operations and engineering teams and system troubleshooting and maintenance. 



My Phuoc Plant, Ben Cat, Binh Duong, Vietnam



Low: 5%


Scope of Responsibility: 


Core Responsibilities:

  • Execute all plant systems projects in area of expertise (SAP or Wonderware) in the assigned plant.  Provide the technical expertise to configure, maintain and troubleshoot all plant systems at the assigned plant.

  • Provide guidance and training to plant operations to foster utilization.

  • Enforce standards that ensure global consistency of manufacturing and integration systems.

  • Establish and maintain close relationships with the regional IT SSO and ISM teams. 

  • Establish and maintain close relationships with the plant leadership teams, engineering teams, plant operations teams and quality teams.

  • Actively participate in the global plant systems integrator’s network.



Refer to Authorization/Approval Matrix: HR-FM-061-00 


The Individual


Minimum Bachelor degree in Engineering or Information Technology




0 – 2 years working for Operations/ Industrial engineering departments (preferably in Consumer Goods Industry experience)

Good data sense, systematic thinking, excellent in data analysis skills. Familiar with Operations management/ processes/ Industrial engineering tools & processes. Project planning, coordinating & management skills. Good communication, both in Vietnamese & English. Office tools (especially Excel & Access), Scripting language (Javascript, Python, VBA)  & SQL  programming, SAP, Minitab, Crystal Ball… 


Additional Requirement: Refer proficiency in Wonderware manufacturing software


Key Competencies:


Functional-Technical Competencies

Proficiency in Wonderware manufacturing software such as:

  • Wonderware Archestra

  • Wonderware MES

  • Wonderware InBatch

Strong proficiency in SAP usage and SAP Transactions such as:

  • Production Orders

  • Production Confirmations

  • Material Movements (Goods Receipts and Goods Issues)

  • SAP Quality Management

Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), preferably using Microsoft SQL Server and SQL reporting services.

Knowledge of Tableau

Basic understanding of:

  • Production Planning and Scheduling

  • Inventory Management 

  • Planned Maintenance Concepts

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) Concepts

  • Plant Floor Control System Concepts

  • Operational Excellence Standards and Expectations:

Factory Performance and Reliability (FP&R)

EOHS Standards

Quality Standards/Regulatory Requirements

Plant Metrics such as throughput, Operating Efficiency (OE), unplanned downtime (UPDT)

Ability to configure and test plant systems

Proven track record of project management


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. 

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

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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