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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:  Maintenance Mechanic

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 20, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 150789 - Piraeus, Attiki, Greece

We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Maintenance team in our Piraeus plant!


The role : Maintenance Technician - Mechanic

After receiving the appropriate training, you will integrate in the Maintenance team, and you will be responsible to :

  • Troubleshoot, perform major and minor repairs and preventive maintenance as required to ensure equipment and utilities reliability and ongoing production.
  • Understand and adhere to all Safety, Quality, Factory Performance and Reliability standards and guidelines.
  • Ensure completion of work orders as scheduled and document in SAP in timely manner. Support the SAP Maintenance Notifications and Work Orders management.
  • Confirm in-house availability of tools, consumables, change and spare parts required to keep production running. 
  • Support accounting processes for delivery notes and invoices of the spare parts .
  • Accurately store tools, change parts and spare parts in appropriate locations.
  • Utilise maintenance shop equipment including drill press, etc.
  • Highlight potential maintenance issues and take corrective action including parts requisitioning and maintenance planning.
  • Share knowledge and develop maintenance skills in other team members. Actively, participate in continuous learning opportunities.


What you need for this position:

  • Academic background: Technological Educational Institute (TEI) related to Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent technical school
  • Communication skills: Excellent command of Greek and English languages
  • Ability to use computer systems like SAP, Word, Excel and email.
  • Willing and able to work in shifts 
  • Completed military service
  • Ability to communicate optimally with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner as well as collaboratively with others
  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvements and assist with implementing them


It’s an advantage to have:

  • 3-5 years of industrial experience in maintenance department
  • Previous SAP-PM/EAM experience (or equivalent CMMS software)


Do you have a dynamic personality, with excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, a continuous improvement mentality and the determination to succeed in a results-oriented and exciting environment ?
Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? We offer an attractive salary with excellent benefits including group life insurance, medical and pension plan as well as career prospects.
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. All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. We look forward to your application!


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,

or any other characteristic protected by law.

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