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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:  Millwright Mechanical Technician

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 18, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 155569 - Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Do you 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, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be! 


Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. 


We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Millwright Mechanical Technician to join our team. As a Millwright Mechanical Technician, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our production facility. You will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair/troubleshooting and fabrication of mechanical equipment and machinery. 


-  Install, assemble, and align mechanical equipment and machinery used in toothpaste and bar soap production, including, fillers, mixers, cartoners/wrapping and packaging machines.

-  Strong knowledge of mechanical systems, including cams, gears, bearings, shafts, couplings, motors, pumps, power transmission components, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems to troubleshoot, repair and maintain them.

-  Conduct regular maintenance activities, such as lubrication, inspections, and adjustments, to ensure optimal performance and longevity of machinery through planned and preventive maintenance.

-  Welding and Machining Fabrication skills to carry out modifications, fabricate components, or perform repairs for various machinery parts through cutting, drilling, grinding (lathe) and welding.

-  Collaborate with other technicians and engineers to address complex mechanical challenges and optimize equipment functionality.

-  Monitor equipment performance and conduct preventive maintenance tasks to minimize downtime and avoid production disruptions.

-  Participate in equipment upgrades and modifications to improve efficiency, safety, and quality in accordance with established procedures.

-  Adhere to safety protocols and regulations to maintain a safe working environment.

-  Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and equipment performance to facilitate tracking and reporting.


-  Technician Mechanical/Millwright diploma or equivalent; additional technical certifications or vocational training in millwright or mechanical trade is preferred.

-  Minimum 5 years of experience as a Millwright Mechanical Technician in a manufacturing/production or industrial setting.

-  Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to analyze complex mechanical problems effectively.

-  Familiarity with maintenance tools, equipment, and diagnostic devices.

-  Effective communication and team collaboration mindset.

-  Flexibility to work in shifts and respond to emergency maintenance requests as needed.

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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