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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:  Engineer Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Mar 28, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 157148 - Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala

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!


The Engineer Services Manager is responsible for ensuring the execution of the capital program at C.A. using best engineering practices and ensuring projects are carried out under company EOHS, quality and FP&R standards and financial rules. Manage and coordinate projects according to the needs of the Engineering and Services department. Ensure the correct functioning of all company services



  • Supervise the Engineering and Services department for the C.A. countries.
  • Manage and coordinate the CEB (Capital Expenditure Budget) budget and achieve project objectives according to the needs of the C.A. countries.
  • Direct the Project Engineers, Service Engineer and Plant System Engineer, and ensure their training and career development.
  • Monitor and ensure proper operation and maintenance of utility systems (water, steam, compressed air, cooling, air conditioning, and electricity); as well as the maintenance of buildings and general areas of the plant
  • Ensure compliance with Quality, EOHS and FPR standards in the developed projects.
  • Supervise the control of the company's assets (equipment), which involves monthly capitalizations and the identification of assets on a quarterly basis
  • Ensure good management of contractors from selection to execution of work.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field.
  • 7 years in the manufacturing or engineering area.
  • English language proficiency at least 80%
  • Requires knowledge of MS Office and SAP.
  • Requires knowledge to manage unit operations, skills and engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of Quality, EOHS and FPR standards.
  • Requires knowledge of process control and automation.
  • Project management.
  • Personnel management
  • PMS (Project Management, Gantt, Pert, etc.)

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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