Site upgrade in progress. You will not be able to apply at this time. Please be patient and check back with us later.

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:  Patrimonial Security Coordinator

Travel Required?:  Travel - 50% of time
Date:  Sep 13, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 154164 - San Jose Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico



Position Purpose:


Keep Mission Hills Colgate - Palmolive employees, facilities and assets safe leading the security strategy for  business partners in Transportation & Warehousing. Provide consistent, high-quality service, 24/7 to Mission Hills Colgate people and locations world-wide.


Let’s talk about main responsibilities:


  • Core responsibility of Cargo Security program management and security leadership.

  • Diagnose and design the security of the raw materials supply chain and finished goods for export and import activities, as well as the domestic and local distribution.

  • Identify, develop, implement and maintain security processes, policies through the area of his / her responsibility to reduce risks, respond to incidents and limit exposure and liability in all areas of assets, physical, personal and reputation risk.

  • Responsible for Security Audits to distribution centers, transport companies in order to analyze vulnerabilities.

  • Conducting Risk Assessments in the localities where our facilities are located.

  • Monitor the proper administration of budget expenditure, assets and projects of the department, incorporating approved security standards and guidelines into projects to include construction, renovation and production related projects.

  • Interaction with the Legal department for accreditation of property in case of accidents and robberies.

  • Responsible for C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) certification, established by the United States government to safeguard the industry's exports to the United States through security at its borders.

  • Responsible for defining and implementing the security plan for all functional departments of Transportation and Warehousing, considering national goals and objectives.

  • Design and implementation of preventive and corrective actions in national security to reduce accident rates on freight.

  • Implement operational risk mitigation strategies to protect employees and facilities to counter risks and gain buy-in and support from appropriate management.

  • Coordinate and supervise properly provide the escort service for all the freight transport.

  • Constant communication with owners and managers operating distribution centers and transportation and flow of information with all security stakeholders in Mission Hills and Colgate’s Antara office.

  • Oversee and supervise daily operations of physical security, guard force, and information assessment teams. 

  • Supervise security and loss prevention leader, security analyst and security access and badging analyst.

  • Serve as MH Security Manager in Security Manager absence.

  • Supervise security operations at Colgate’s Mission Hills ensuring conformity of current and planned security operations with approved security standards.

  • Assist in the development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive headquarters security program to include direct oversight of security guards operations, access control procedures, alarm and CCTV systems, ID systems for employees / vendors / visitors, headquarters emergency response planning, and executive protection.

  • Assists in the development of policy and procedure related to the management of identifying, assessing and addressing all potential loss exposures due to theft, vandalism, sabotage, or other identified unauthorized or illegal activities within Latin America.

  • Build relationships with regional peers and leaders across the consumer products industry. Benchmark with partners and peers in the industry and share best practices.

  • Maintain strong communication and support links with the Overseas Security Advisory Council and local law enforcement, emergency services and regulatory agencies across Latin America


What you need for this position:


  • Academic Background in Criminal Justice, Industrial Engineering, Business or related.

  • Excellent spoken and written English and Spanish communication skills are a must.

  • 7-10 years of experience in the security / intelligence field in the consumer goods industry (manufacturing environment). Experience in law enforcement is highly preferred.

  • Security risk management and threat analysis skills and demonstrated skills in writing and reviewing security procedures and plans. 

  • Understanding of emergency management and life safety policy. 

  • Working knowledge of established corporate security practices and delivery of services within a business environment.

  • Must have strong computer skills with competence with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

  • Practical knowledge of technical security systems (alarms, CCTV, access control) and experience in managing uniform guard services 

  • Experience in performing sensitive investigations, both civil and criminal, in a corporate environment

  • In-depth experience in Supply Chain security preferred

  • Security Supply Chain certifications desirable.



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 recognised 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 programme, 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.

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Criminal Justice, Corporate Security, Loss Prevention, Industrial Engineer, Operations, Security, Engineering