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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:  Equipment Engineer - Injection Molding

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 3, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 140640 - Ben Cat town, Binh Duong, Viet Nam

Are you looking for an Equipment and Engineering position, and want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well?

In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, being a part of the automation and digitalization, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!

If this is how you see your career, Colgate Vietnam - My Phuoc Plant is the place to be!


The Equipment Engineer - Injection Molding helps us optimally managing Maintenance activities for an assigned set of equipment, utilizing data and optimization tools to optimally handle maintenance processes, developing collaborative partnerships with CP colleagues to deliver the agreed to business results while maintaining positive employee relations. The primary accountabilities of the role include daily maintenance control, customer service, area financial performance, Quality, EHS, Labor Relations, people and team development.


This position is a valuable member of the Focus Factory management team, to ensure delivery of business results in his/her area. He/she will work within a structure that requires considerable connection with Focus Factory production and Planning, guide and empower teams in the implementation of Factory strategy. Detailed duties are as below:

  • Supervises all activities related to maintenance, repair, overhaul, trouble-shooting, and installation of factory equipment and production line set-ups for product changes and building related as well.
  • Coordinates activities of the area specific Maintenance Planners to ensure materials and resources are readily available for work and prioritized. Works with the storeroom coordinator to maintain parts management.
  • Implements the standards of Factory Performance & Reliability (FP&R) within the teams, with focused emphasis in regard to People Capability, Autonomous Maintenance, Planned Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, Production Planning.
  • Maintains specifications, parameters, and procedures for equipment which are consistent with Quality and EHS Standards

Additional responsibilities may be added as below:

  • Provides guidance and training to plant operations to foster asset utilization. Trains line operators & technicians in operational and mechanical diagnosis, routine repairs and safety systems.
  • Joins developing preventive maintenance programs and ensures their implementation in the most efficient and expedient manner
  • Collaborates closely with the company Operational Excellence coordinators to implement all as required.

What we require:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical/Mechatronics/ Automation or related technical fields
  • 2+ years experience in Engineering/ Maintenance field
  • Your practical experience in working with Injection Molding machines/ field counts.

What we prefer:

  • English language proficiency is a plus
  • Proficient computer and coding skills in Google Suites, PLC, Data analytics, and ability to learn company specific tools & programs
  • Passion for continuous learning and adopting new technology

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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