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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:  Senior Technical Engineer

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 5, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 119216 - Guangzhou, Guangdong, China



  1. Maintain equipment to meet cost effective, quality standard and comply with EHS(environment health ,safety);

  2. Analyze down-time occurred and issue routine PM (preventative maintenance) plan to offer good and effective PM to equipment;

  3. Provide coaching and training to operator on equipment and EHS/TPM/GMP/5S to develop the operators;

  4. Manage spare parts to ensure spare parts readiness and control the purchase cost.

  5. Streamline the maintenance plan to improve the effectiveness and perform the smart and digital maintenance approach.

  6. Continuous improvement on the equipment to enhance the  stability and performance.

  7. Control system operation and  maintenance for supporting the full time product supply.

  8. Control system development for new products/projects launching. 

  9. Solving quality issues together with the QA department and cooperating with Tech. Department for program revising.

  10. Provide control knowledge and training to engineers and key technicians.

  11. Drive area for digital transformation by cooperating with plant system dept.  

  12. Electrical knowledge to support the electrical abnormality elimination.




  1. 5 years experience in industrial manufacturing environment;

  2. University Graduate. B.S. in Mechanical or mechanical Electricity;

  3. With knowledge on Machinery, Automation, Electricity or PLC Control,especially AB PLC.

  4. Fluent English for communication with the global system team.

  5. Good communication skills, team work.

  6. Systematically trained in TPM, GMP.

  7. Basic people management skill.

  8. With knowledge on SCADA like wonderware system platform or similar skill

  9. Familiar with receipt management system like Inbatch

  10. Basic knowledge of program language like VB and SQL server.

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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