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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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 Team Leader

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 10, 2021
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 107080 - San Jose Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico

Position Objective:

Effectively manage the activities and maintenance personnel for a specific area, taking care of its development, business needs and serving the operation as the main client.


Main Responsibilities:


 - Follow-up of safety guidelines, risk identification and Near Miss surveys.

- Ensure that their teams have the appropriate certifications before performing a job

 - Authorize and validate work permits

 - Walkthroughs of Safe Conduct and Closing of Safety Findings



 - Coordinate and carry out maintenance and instrument verification activities following good manufacturing practices and quality procedures.

- Keep your work area clean and orderly.

- Notify, report and attend the anomalies in the detected equipment.



 Supervise. Ensures compliance with policies / procedures and activities of productivity standards.

- Manage staff, materials, and equipment to meet performance targets.

- Track and analyze equipment and product failures and defects due to equipment failure

- Execute new technology in the operation.

- Control the maintenance expense of the assigned area Lead:

- Listen, develop and encourage innovation, growth and improvement in their work teams.

- Identify, recommend and implement maintenance cost reduction programs

- Makes recommendations on capital and operating budgets.

 - Contributes to the development of plans and strategies and contingencies for any introduction

- Since these descriptive activities are more non-limiting, all those that the same production demands will be covered.


What do you need for the position?

• 3 - 4 years of experience in similar operations

• Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related career

• English 80%

• Experience in having personnel in charge (unionized technicians)

• Knowledge of manufacturing processes

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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