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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 Technician

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 24, 2021

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 112080 - Hodges, South Carolina, United States

Colgate-Palmolive is among the world’s most trusted and recognized brands, serving hundreds of millions of consumers across over 220 countries. A truly global company, we have a world of opportunities and experiences to offer. Join our growing team in Greenwood, South Carolina.  

 

NOW HIRING: SKILLED OPERATIONS TECHNICIANS

 

These critical roles work closely together to operate a  variety of manufacturing equipment and/or lines. Responsibilities include safety and environmental compliance, quality procedures, cleaning and sanitation procedures, effective operation, changeover, autonomous maintenance, intermediate troubleshooting of production equipment, processes and continuous improvement as part of a work team.

 

Do you have mechanical and/or hydraulics experience and strong communication skills? Then we want to hear from YOU!!

 

Operations Technician duties include (but not limited to): 

  • Operating highly automated manufacturing equipment using basic knowledge of mechanical and/or hydraulic concepts 

  • Initiating start-ups, executing change-overs, and monitoring operation of equipment 

  • Completing minor equipment maintenance 

  • Conducting equipment troubleshooting 

  • Responsible for safety and environmental compliance, quality check procedures, cleaning and sanitation procedures, data collection, housekeeping, problem solving and continuous improvement as part of a work team.

 

Required Education & Skills - Operations Technician

  • High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 2 years functional experience in a manufacturing environment or Technical college/vocational school certificate 

  • 1+ years of related experience (including mechanical and/or hydraulic)

  • Proficient with computers, software, and data processing 

  • Demonstrated competency of Attention to Detail, Work Standards, Initiative and Managing Work

  • Highly collaborative and team oriented 

  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving/decision making, effective communication,and basic troubleshooting

  • Demonstrated competency in problem solving/decision making, effective communication, results oriented, and job fit motivation

  • Prefer GMP and/or consumer goods manufacturing experience (not required)

  • Prefer Associates degree in related field (not required)

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds independently

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, bend to 90 degrees repeatedly 

 

Work Schedule

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including  evening shift 7pm - 7:30am and weekends

  • Rotating Schedule of 2 - 2 - 3 (for a total of only 3 or 4 days per week full-time!)

  • Must be able to work evening shifts, weekends and mandatory overtime as needed. 

 

Why Colgate? 

Clean Work Environment with Heating & Air Conditioning

Structured Onboarding and New Employee Training Programs

Tuition Assistance & Career Development

Fantastic Benefits, including Medical / 401(k) with company match/ and Bonus program!!

 

Every one of our employees plays an important role in ensuring we deliver the quality products consumers rely on to care for themselves and the ones they love. So we recognize that our success is driven by these talented and dedicated Colgate people around the world. And in turn we are dedicated to the success of our people.

 

We’re committed to helping our people get where they want to go. Explore the world of opportunities and experiences Colgate-Palmolive has to offer you.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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