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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:  Operations Team Leader

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 25, 2021
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 108206 - Hodges, South Carolina, United States

In an ever-changing and dynamic world, our Supply Chain and Manufacturing professionals, who are recognized as the best in the business, are essential to quickly delivering our products to consumers worldwide. They are responsible for ensuring we make quality products that consumers love. Using advanced technology and an analytical mindset, they are especially adept at continuously improving manufacturing processes. This team comprises a variety of global roles and focus areas, including operations, engineering, process development and innovation, procurement, network operations, project management, factory performance & reliability, packaging, continuous improvement, and supply chain management.

 

Join our team in South Carolina!

 

The Operations Team Leader [OTL] position is one that impacts and influences the overall culture, employee relations, performance of a manufacturing facility and its ability to align with the company’s core values and initiatives. The incumbent is responsible for demonstrating personal leadership, effectively managing production activities and resources, for a specified manufacturing area, to deliver business results and drive continuous improvement while maintaining positive employee relations.

The primary accountabilities of the role include daily production schedule adherence, customer service, area financial performance, implementation of Operational Excellence initiatives (EOHS, Quality, FP&R), Employee Relations and to drive team development and performance.

The OTL achieves success through collaborative partnerships with Supply Chain and leveraging the Company’s renewed focus on agility, FEED, and Supply Chain’s B-SHARP principles.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the people, materials, and equipment by the active presence on the shop floor to achieve the daily production schedule and deliver area KPI's
  • Accountable for Operational Excellence (EOHS, Quality, FP&R) activities of the production area to deliver high levels of service to internal and external customers
  • Effectively and proactively addresses labor relations issues in the area, as appropriate, according to CP Managing with Respect principles
  • Identify actions to minimize financial variances associated with materials, finished products and other components of the plant’s conversion cost including labor cost and operating supplies
  • Accountable for adhering to Colgate-Palmolive standards and governmental regulations related to the area of responsibility
  • Ensures compliance with facility policies and procedures, e.g., crewing, shift rotation, vacation scheduling, etc.to meet business needs
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements manufacturing cost reduction programs
  • Support execution of new technology within the production area
  • Communicates and implements the local Supply Chain vision, mission, strategy, and objectives.
  • Ensures the development of people, teams, and organizational capabilities by way of training, information sharing, coaching, feedback, recognition, delegation, and performance management
  • Participates in the implementation of EOHS principles and corrective actions through walkabouts and effective follow-up
  • Ensures SOPs (procedures) are followed by technicians and operators
  • Leverages the FP&R program, standards and guidelines to drive performance
  • Understands the manufacturing process from raw materials to finished good with particular focus on EOHS, Quality, FP&R, documentation and problem resolution.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or Business related field
  • At least 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications skills,
  • Mentor and feedback skills required in a high performance work systems environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple initiatives and manage in ambiguous situations
  • Proficiency with Google Suite collaboration tools (G-doc, sheets, slides, etc).

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience in managing and leading teams
  • Working knowledge of production and process equipment, preferably in a processing industry such as food, chemicals or pharmaceuticals
  • Ability to establish a specific course of action to accomplish goals through appropriate allocation of time and resources
  • Ability to clearly express ideas both orally and in writing
  • Project Management Skills

 

 

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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 http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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