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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:  Project & Services Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Aug 5, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 140787 - Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala

The Project & Services Engineer is responsible to lead, coordinate and execute projects according to the established standards of Project management and the financial standards of business capital operational excellence.


  • Provide support to the different areas, plant, marketing, distribution, EOHS, Quality, FP&R and countries of the Region, leading the evaluation, and estimating costs of new improvement projects, savings, EOHS, quality, new products, for the different categories.
  • Validate the feasibility of the implementation of each project (objectives, scope, analysis of capacity and uses, savings, financial implications).
  • Ensure the necessary documentation for the approval process of the projects to be evaluated during the cost of sales and Budget review.
  • Create, document and submit for approval, in BCP, each project assigned and approved by the category.
  • Follow the Project Management process for each project.
  • Execute each assigned investment project, complying with EOHS standards (quality, occupational health, environment and efficiency of the manufacturing plant), with the projected cash expense and with the defined schedules, carrying out the adequate control of the expense.
  • Provide the necessary information to suppliers and contractors in stay in sync with the necessary specifications in each project
  • Align with the requirements of Indirect Purchases for the acquisition process required according to the amounts of each project.
  • Search for suppliers according to project requirements and submit it to purchases.
  • Lead and design the process and instrumentation diagrams necessary for the execution of each project and provide the calculation reports.
  • Make periodic evaluation of the status of projects and make forecasts of expenses according to the needs of the company.
  • Create and run fixed assets arising from new projects.
  • Analyze risk and contingency plans in the implementation of projects.
  • Prepare the communication plan for the start, status and end of the project.
  • Coordinate the MOC for managed projects.
  • Ensure the capitalization of implemented projects and identification of assets in collaboration with finance.
  • Handle suppliers working on projects, in accordance with the rules of operational excellence.



  • Bachelor´s Degree in Chemical Engineering, process automation
  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing plant.
  • Intermediate-advanced English level.
  • Desirable Project Management experience or PMP certification.

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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