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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:  Team Coordinator

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 19, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151137 - Morristown, Tennessee, United States

Team Coordinator 


The Team Coordinator serves as front line leadership to a designated shift team in an effective, value driven, performance based environment. The Team Coordinator will adhere to FP&R practices and principles to achieve key performance indicators, daily performance goals, coordinate activity between shifts and departments and keep the plant informed about performance on a regular basis. The Team Coordinator will coordinate the activities of shift team members, gather data, identify daily strategies that will maximize quality and productivity; and facilitate troubleshooting production issues all while maintaining positive employee relations. 

Main Responsabilities


• Plans and allocates resources and ensure staffing coverage to achieve the daily production schedule and deliver area KPI's

• Provides direction and shift leadership to team to ensure maximum productivity and performance

• Establishes a safe work environment by role modeling appropriate behaviors and addressing at risk behavior appropriately.

• Incorporate Root Cause Analysis methodology to facilitate problem solving with operators and managers. 
• Analyze and report shift performance data (KPI’s, AU, etc.), review performance data with affected teams, identify opportunities, recommend corrective action, and follow-up 

• Conduct shift meetings to communicate shift goals and results, and address barriers that are preventing the shift from achieving their goals. 

• Empowers teams by way of training, information sharing, coaching and feedback to ensure the development of people, skills, teams and organizational capabilities 

• Utilize plant technology (i.e. Wonderware, SAP, etc.) to coordinate the effective distribution of product and material to meet or exceed daily production goals 

• Gathers data and identifies a daily strategy which maximizes product quality and productivity 
• Understand and ensure compliance with facility policies and procedures (handbook, GMPs, safety standards) and partner with management team to address deviations  

• Active shop floor presence to drive improvement of team performance and behaviors in line with Colgate’s value based environment. 
• Conducts daily people administration activities including timekeeping, vacation, overtime and attendance

• Performs physical inventory cycle counts and reconciliation; investigating deviations when necessary • Reviews OPERA data for accuracy and completeness and make changes as required 
• Accountable for Operational Excellence (EOHS, Quality, FP&R) compliance and initiatives to deliver high levels of service to internal and external customers  


Required Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED equivalent 
• 5+  years Supply Chain Manufacturing work experience. 

Expected Areas of Skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)  
Proficient Knowledge of FP&R, HACCP, GMP’s, and SPC 
Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize duties 
Proficient Computer skills including; Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and SAP 
Excellent at identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts for analysis 

Excellent attention to detail 
Excellent at using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, polices, or standards 
Teamwork orientation  
Technical proficiency including: 
Training others conflict resolution  
Presentation skills  
Standards, weights and measure requirements 
AIB, FDA, USDA and other regulatory agency design requirements 
Proficient in CPk and Continuous Improvement Methodologies 

Salary Range $61,600- $100,065 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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