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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:  Team Leader - Operations

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 161340 - Sricity, Andhra Pradesh, India

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


About Us


Would you like to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!


Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. We, at Colgate, take immense pride in our brand which fuels our workplace to encourage innovative thinking, champion experimentation, promote authenticity and thus contribute to our enduring success.


If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day !


EOHS& Quality 


  • Understands the technical requirements of EOHS, Quality, in factory 
  • Develops and drives strategies to ensure conformance to site Quality and EOHS requirements
  • Understands and interprets governmental policies and regulations to ensure CP compliance with them
  • Understands and communicates the business and financial consequences of not conforming to standards
  • Works with senior leaders to identify and provide the resources and guidance that will ensure compliance  with regulations and requirements  
  • Develops networks to foster teamwork in the management of requirements, identification and  implementation of best practices  
  • Provides direction for improving safety, environmental and quality conscious behavior in factory 8. Abides by facility safety and GMP requirements and sets the example 
  • Proactive in self- assessing against corporate EOHS and Quality standards and governmental regulations 10. Provides appropriate resources to achieve expected levels of EOHS and Quality performance 




  • Conduct & participate in SGM and contribute to CI Activities 
  • Identify and eliminate sources of contamination from the machine 
  • Implementation of 5S and visual workplace principles  
  • Ensure timely upkeep of work area and follow the housekeeping schedule 




  • Responsible for production KPIs. 
  • Responsible for EOHS & Quality. 
  • Managing resources (Man, Machine, Materials) efficiently, guiding the line teams in minimizing downtime  through direct personal involvement & active presence on the shop floor 
  • Leading Line Teams to solve quality problems. 
  • To maintain the crewing norms, shift rotation, leave planning etc 
  • Communication, Coaching & Feedback, Active presence on the shop floor, 
  • Participating in the 5S, AM, PM & Small Group meetings with Line Teams. 
  • Manage repairing and maintenance to equipment and control spare parts management.
  • Training to Technicians & Team Members on Technical Trainings 
  • Communicates critical technical, quality & operational issues to the concerned Team
  • The TL plays the role of a supervisor and evaluates every aspect of work done by the operations team and  takes care of all the production related aspects before they are taken for use by clients to avoid complaints.
  • They also handle issues relating to logistics in the department, keeps records of production equipment,  and gives detailed account to management 
  • Carry out troubleshooting of Packing equipment to determine faulting areas; carry out routine repairs  in the operating systems of the organization 
  • Build the procedures and the specifications to follow for the execution of projects in the organization, and  specify product requirements for operational success (SOP’s) in the Packing area 
  • Assign tasks to team members in such a way that the more pressing tasks are completed first




Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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