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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:  Manager - Utility & Projects

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 16, 2020
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 92502 - Sricity, Andhra Pradesh, India


We are hiring for Manager – Utility & Projects to join our ambitious team at our Sricity plant responsible for all the electrical distributions, projects on Power & Utility, preventive maintenance etc.


Job Context & Challenges:

Respond to emergencies, break-downs, malfunctions, and other operating problems of any of the electrical systems to minimize disruptions to manufacturing processes. The challenge is to design & modify the electrical systems (considering all aspects like safety, quality, ease of operations etc.) for Existing/new equipment’s. The other challenge includes completing these on time as it directly affects the delivery & flexibility of the Plant. Maximizing Solar power generation and focus on reducing APSEB consumption to bring the cost of power is at minimum of budgeted No’s.


Key responsibilities:

  • Managing plant utilities and ensuring zero breakdowns on account of critical utility equipment.
  • Hands on experience in managing Compressor, Chillers, Transformers, DG Sets and Solar Energy.
  • Driving energy reduction projects and ensuring efficient energy management
  • Driving continuous improvement projects in the utility area.
  • Responsible for site capital projects - planning, execution and monitoring.
  • Plan and execute water and carbon emissions reduction projects.
  • People management and development skills.
  • Managing plant floor systems like SCADA.
  • Hands on experience in PLC and Instrumentation.
  • Ensure compliance to statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to EOHS requirements in the functional area.
  • Drive FP&R program in the functional area.
  • Responsible for facilities management and upkeep


  • Ensure that the electrical distribution systems are kept in safe running conditions as per the design to deliver desired quality output.
  • Designing & Executing Automation - Ensure that new product, modified formulas and new equipment’s are integrated with the existing systems.
  • Safety/EOHS - Ensure that automation systems run as per the design because any small error can lead to major loss of equipment, material and injury to human being.
  • Driving electrical safety assessment and compliance all across the campus


Functional linkages:

Internal: Support to Plant operations in Electrical breakdowns, Automation projects,

External: Govt. Liasoning APSEB & Sri City Vendors – Electrical & Equipment Manufacturers


We are looking for ……

Essential: Should have prior Engineering/Maintenance experience on Instrumentation, electrical systems

Desirable: Equipment design experience

No. of yrs of Exp reqd.: 7 YEARS Min

Essential: B.E / in ELECTRICAL

Desirable: Engineering Degree (Electronics & instrumentation)




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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