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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:  Team Leader- Making Operations

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Apr 8, 2021
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 101596 - Goa, Goa, India


Scope of Responsibility:


The Team Leader is responsible for efficiently handling production activities for a specific area of the Focus Factory, developing collaborative partnerships with colleagues. Must deliver the agreed-upon to business results while maintaining positive employee relations. The primary accountabilities of the role include daily production schedule adherence, customer service, Quality, Microbiology, EOHS, driving Team performance.


The TL has to be an effective and valuable member of the Focus Factory management team, to ensure delivery of Factory business results in their area, works within a structure that requires considerable interface with Focus Factory Production Planning. And guide and empower teams in the implementation of Focus Factory strategy.


Core Responsibilities


  • Is accountable for the quality and efficiency of the production area, and its ability to deliver high levels of service to internal and external customers, regardless of whether product is for local consumption or export.
  • Leads the people, materials and equipment to deliver area performance objectives, as measured by factory critical metrics.
  • Tracks and analyses variances associated with materials or finished products.
  • Ensures compliance with policies/procedures for crewing, shift rotation, Leave Planning and training to meet business needs including peak production periods.
  • Handles the development and implementation of the daily production schedule in a way that ensures high levels of service to internal and external customers.
  • Identifies, recommends and implements manufacturing cost- reduction programs.
  • Executes new technology within the production area.
  • Makes recommendations on both capital and operating budgets.
  • Is accountable for adhering to Colgate-Palmolive and local related to EOHS, Quality and Regulatory within area of responsibility.
  • Communicates and implements the local Supply Chain vision, mission, strategy and objectives within the Focus Factory.
  • Ensures effective communication within the team.
  • Effectively resolves labor relations issues in the area.
  • Empowers subordinates by way of training, information sharing, mentor, feedback, skill assessments and delegation, to ensure the development of people, teams and organizational capabilities.
  • Implements FP&R and other continuous improvement programs within the area.
  • Executes DBS and support to SDM
  • Ensures the AM steps are implemented and qualified various stages of AM in finishing area


The Individual



  1. Degree in Ayurveda (BAMS) or Ayurvedic Pharmacy OR
  2. Diploma in Ayurveda OR
  3. B.Pharm or BSc (Chemistry or Botany) with at least 2+ years’ experience in Ayurvedic manufacturing



2+ years plant experience or equivalent academic experience.




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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