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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:  Technical Supervisor

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jul 29, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 137300 - Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Technical Supervisor

Job Summary:

This job is to ensure all area KPIs are achieved and objectives are met. This position is responsible for the r-PBL project implemented smoothly in Huangpu, and also looks for opportunities to improve AU, reduce Loss and reduce repair and maintenance spending, and the related PLC programming developing and machine maintenance affairs. 


Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for r-PBL project implemented smoothly in Huangpu.

  • Implementing TPM/5S for the production equipment.

  • Maintain equipment PC’s software to make sure it runs smoothly.

  • Responsible for spare parts’ purchasing and control maintenance expenses.

  • Implementing GMP to ensure products’ quality are compliant with company standards. 

  • Transferring approved SPIs into computer controlled programs and supervising the implementation of new SPIs.

  • Solving quality issues together with the QA department and cooperating with Tech. Department for SPI revising.

  • Responsible for the KPIs.

  • Help Sr. Supervisor/Supervisor to foster HCWS.

  • Giving training to engineers and key technicians.

  • Issuing equipment’s monthly performance report.

  • Perform other functions as assigned by the Production Manager.

  • PLC programming/ tags identification 

  • Network implementation 

  • Communication with machine vendors if needed

  • Drive area digital transformation 

  • Paperless 

  • Support and conduct plant FP&R, EHS and Quality related requirements.



Required qualifications

Education/ Experience:

  • University degree or above. Major in Automation/Mechanical/Engineering.

  • Systematically trained in TPM, GMP.

  • More than 2-3 years working experience in MFG


Key competencies:

  • Fluent in English and proficiency in computer

  • Basic people management skill


Digital / Analytical competencies:

  • Project management under complexity and pressure

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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