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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:  Controls Technician (NJ)

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 23, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 128443 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish  Spring, Tom’s of Maine, Ajax, Fabuloso, Haci Sakir, elmex, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and  Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

Colgate-Palmolive invites applications for the position of Controls Technician located in Piscataway, NJ. 
This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the controls systems in the  Pilot Plant (PTC) in Piscataway and supports other Colgate facilities in the US. Among key responsibilities is overseeing the InBatch and other systems and ensuring effective deployment. The role requires that this individual work closely with technicians, planners, R&D scientists, GSC Engineers and the Global Systems team. The role will support all aspects of operation and play a key role in the implementation and continuous improvement of control systems at Colgate.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Overseeing effective deployment of controls systems, primarily InBatch, in the PTC 
  • Train Pilot Plant technicians and scientists on system utilization 
  • Define maintenance procedures and troubleshooting guidelines that can be applied globally 
  • Design, specification, installation, start up, troubleshooting, and improvement of process control systems,  plant floor systems, business systems, and equipment 
  • Develop and implement process improvements (reliability, waste, product quality, safety, cost) to meet  business needs 
  • Review and conduct sensor instrumentation specifications and calibrations 
  • Perform controls system validation upon commissioning of new systems and processes 
  • Act as the first point of contact to troubleshoot electrical and controls systems.  
  • Follows all cGMP, EOHS, and Quality guidelines 

 

Qualification and Experience

 

 

  • 2 year Industrial Technology Certificate or Electrical Electronic Technology degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3  years’ experience in PLC Field with knowledge of WonderWare Intouch and Archestra (Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, Programmable Logic Controllers)
  • 3 years’ experience in developing and/or changing electrical schematics
  • Knowledge of control systems  
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of: 
  •  Industrial Automation Networks (ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet, Profibus) Process and Machine ◦ Instrumentation (Load Cells, Mass Flow Meters, Temperature Sensors, Pressure Sensors, Valves,  Proximity and Photo Sensors, Servo Motors) 
    •  Computer Networks (Ethernet, Cisco Switches, PC Network Setup) 
    •  Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs 
    •  Wonderware InTouch Software, Wonderware InBatch Software, Wonderware System Platform,  Wonderware Historian 
    •  Thinmanager 
  • Knowledge and experience of electrical power distribution. Motor Controls (Variable Frequency 
  • Knowledge of EOHS and Quality standards 
  • Three years’ experience in cGMP manufacturing with an emphasis on project management

 

Preferred Skill 

 

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related field  
  • Integrate SAP and Wonderware systems 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 
  • Web Based Information Systems (IIS) 
  • SAP to Plant Floor interfaces (SAP MII, VB, etc.) 

 

 

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. 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. 
 

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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