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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:  EHS Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  May 24, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 153211 - Hodges, South Carolina, United States


As the EHS Manager, you will be responsible for the safety and health of plant employees, as well as the community and environment. The role will ensure the plant is in compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory agencies.


What you will do?

  • Responsible for all aspects of safety and environmental issues. Ensures compliance with all government and company standards and practices and leads the plant EHS programs
  • Identifies, designs and implements EHS related projects and responsible for ensuring corrective action is taken for all EHS issues
  • Supports facilities energy improvements, developing and implementing efforts to reduce carbon footprint
  • Serves as primary liaison for plant EHS issues between government agencies and corporate
  • Conducts EHS training
  • Leads plant Emergency Preparedness Program and ensures plan integrity
  • Leads all internal and external inspections and audits
  • Promotes continuous improvement within all teams by transferring knowledge that has been acquired through formal and informal training to all Colgate employees and manufacturing areas
  • Accountable as the standard owner for EHS processes and programs by meeting or exceeding regulatory established EHS standards
  • Ensure personnel adheres to Colgate policies, safety standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices, including Quality Assurance and Food Safety


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, industrial hygiene or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in EHS with full knowledge of regulations and reporting requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing supervisory role
  • Solid understanding of EPA and OSHA regulations


Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified safety or industrial hygiene professional
  • 2+ years food manufacturing experience



Salary Range $112,000 - $164,850 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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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