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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?:  No Travel
Date:  Oct 15, 2021
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 113445 - Sricity, Andhra Pradesh, India


About Colgate-Palmolive

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of connecting with others 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 a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed 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.


Primary responsibilities include effectively managing production activities and resources, for Tufting & ER area. To deliver the agreed to business results and drive continuous improvement while maintaining positive employee relations.


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 behaviour in factory
  • Abides by facility safety and GMP requirements and sets the example
  • Proactive in self- assessing against corporate EOHS and Quality standards and governmental regulations
  • 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.
  • Handles issues relating to logistics in the department, keeps records of production equipment, and gives detailed account to management
  • Carry out troubleshooting of Tufting & ER equipment to determine faulting areas; carry out routine repairs in the operating systems of the organization
  • Create 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 Tufting & ER area
  • Assign tasks to team members in such a way that the more pressing tasks are completed first


Leadership & MWR

  • Recommend leaves for Team Member’s and Technician’s
  • Report team member's misbehaviour to AL's (Shop floor, Canteen, Toilets, Locker room)
  • Adhere and refer to the guidelines mentioned in the employee handbook (policies & systems of leave, attendance etc.)
  • Maintain a Punctual and Disciplined conduct on the site premises
  • Active participation in training & related assessment
  • Communicates effectively & Recognizes and appreciates good work.


Required Skills

B.E (Mechanical) with minimum 4 yrs. of experience Or D.M.E with minimum 6 Years in Operation/ Production Department



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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