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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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:  Equipment Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 90572 - Ben Cat town, Binh Duong, Viet Nam

Scope of Responsibility: 

The Equipment Engineer has to be an effective and valuable member of the Focus Factory management team, to ensure delivery of subsidiary business results in his/her area.  The Equipment Engineer works within a structure that requires considerable interface with Focus Factory production and Planning. The Equipment Engineer guides and empowers teams in the implementation of Factory strategy.

  • Supervises all activities related to the maintenance, repair, overhaul, trouble-shooting, and installation of factory equipment and production line set-ups for product changes and building related as well.

  • Is responsible for monitoring spare parts warehouse in the good manner.

  • Is responsible for implementing 5S for the factory.

  • Is responsible for implementing QS043 Equipment and QS040 Water & Critical Utilities System.

  • Is responsible for support EOHS program in My Phuoc


Core Responsibilities (these may vary depending upon size or location of site; additional responsibilities may be added as necessary): 

  • Plans and schedules preventive maintenance works. Co-ordinates with production engineers for all works related to the factory process and support equipment.

  • Provides technical guidance and training to line operators performing maintenance tasks. Counsel on repairs and service procedures. Assists in diagnosing any trouble-shooting in order to determine the action needed.

  • Ensures that the maintenance work conforms to the company standards and equipment manufacturer’s procedures and specifications.

  • Recommends to the production engineers all requirements for tools, repair, equipment and spare parts.

  • Arranges purchase requests for spare parts. Also is responsible for getting parts locally fabricated when necessary. Responsible for spare parts inventory in accordance with company policy (Using CMMS).

  • Supervises the keeping of the engineering files and files, including as applicable all manufacturer’s warranties, maintenance history of each individual piece of equipment, cost records and parts inventories.

  • Establishes preventive maintenance program & schedules and ensures their implementation in the most economical and expedient manner, in co-ordination with the production engineers (Using CMMS).

  • Supervises and provides technical support for product line changes- Using Quick Change over technique.

  • Trains line personnel and maintenance technicians in operational and mechanical diagnosis, routine repairs and safety systems.

  • Liaise closely with the company EOHS coordinator, FP&R coordinator, and GMP program to implement all as required.

  • Coordinate with other related areas to improve the QS040 and QS043 as Quality Standard requirements.

  • Use the SFR, CMMS, SAP and FP&R tools for implement job effectively.

  • Lead Quality/FP&R/EOSH standard: refer on R&R matrix detail for each standard.

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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