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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:  IT Site Coordinator

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 24, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 154326 - Gebze - Kocaeli, Turkey, Turkey

We are Colgate - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are a leading global consumer products company with portfolios in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.


At Colgate, we have a purpose! Every day around the world, we transform the lives of hundreds of millions people and pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding products and nutrition, and committed people.


Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is grounded in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich career development and career experiences. We pride ourselves on our focus on delivering high ethical, the richness that our diverse team brings, outstanding standards and our dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as Summer Hours, Wellbeing programs, access to discounted Product, medical & life insurance, improved superannuation to name a few!


-  Build and maintain an effective relationship with the local management and the business users

-  Keep local / subsidiary management up to date with IT projects and strategies, while aligning local needs with global Smart Factory initiatives

-  Understand and communicate plant / subsidiary business needs to GIT organization and support the subsidiary management through the project planning process

-  Act as a liaison with the Regional IT Manager in order to escalate and resolve subsidiary and business issues and requirements and ensure business critical infrastructure issues are resolved in the appropriate manner

-  Provide local coordination and planning for infrastructure grid projects

-  Understand and ensure local alignment with GIT standards, policies and procedures

-  Coordinate and manage with relevant people any system performance and reliability issues to include plant floor systems, server, network, application, security and other responsible teams

-  Ensure audit compliance through everyday activities and quarterly evidence gathering processes

-  Making sure to keep documents updated for every year ISO 27001 certification

-  Track local IT costs and leverage cost savings opportunities

-  Keep all relevant stakeholders (business and GIT) fully informed on plans, progress, issues and risks

-  Perform required administration activities to ensure compliance with maintenance policies and security requirements

-  Manage PC and IT equipment procurement, replacement and maintenance, including asset tracking, leasing and budget aspects. Manage relationships with external vendors where appropriate.

-  Review support issues and provide second level site support as required (e.g. PC, MacOS, software deployments, email and collaboration tools, mobile devices, AV equipment, Active Directory, LAN/WAN communications).

-  Support the IT onboarding process of new employees, including providing access and familiarization to all relevant technology required to successfully perform their duties.

-  Identify opportunities for automation to increase efficiency through the use of scripting and/or workflow automation solutions

-  Participate and provide expertise to regional and global projects, as required

-  Guide software asset management practices locally and globally while maintaining close compliance with Colgate license policies


-  Bachelor's degree (preferred majors in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering or Business) OR equivalent related work experience.

-  Minimum 4 years of experience working in an IT support environment. (preferably in a multinational environment)

-  Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment

-  Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technology and functionality in a fast paced environment, adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals and cultures. 

-  Technical Expertise: Competent to expert skill level in implementing and supporting the following technologies -

  • End user devices (PC’s, Smart Phones, Tablets)
  • Windows 11 / Mac OS / Server 2021 / Windows Active Directory
  • LAN (including CISCO wireless and printing), 
  • Google G-Suite Workplace
  • Basic knowledge of ISO 27001 certification 
  • Basic knowledge of Fresh Service or any IT Ticketing tool 
  • Scripting and Workflow Automation experience would be a plus
  • Knowledge of VMs, Endpoint management, Nutanix 


Disclaimer - Interested candidates are requested to upload their resumes drafted in English language only.


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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