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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 Plant Floor Systems

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 17, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 159772 - 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 !




Participate in plant systems integration projects providing technical expertise Using their automation expertise to program and troubleshoot PLCs, HMI & SCADA & Instrumentation as well as train plant personnel on automation systems including IOT Solutions, ML and Robotics.


Specific Responsibilities:


  • Implement plant automation & Integration projects. 

  • Provide technical leadership in the area of manufacturing automation.

  • Good Knowledge in


  1. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)
  2. SCADA & HMI
  3. RDBMS(SQL Server)
  4. PLC & Drives
  5. Motion control (Servo Drives configuration and solving).
  6. Instrumentation and measurements.
  7. Configuration of Manufacturing machines to AVEVA System Platform & Historian.


  • Good Knowledge in Industrial Protocols like Ethernet I/P, Modbus TCP/IP, Modbus RTU, Profinet, Profibus and Control net.

  • Good Programming skills in Rockwell, Siemens Control system packages.

  • Provide technical leadership in the area of IOT, Industry 4.0, ML & AI.

  • Provide the technical leadership to implementation teams as needed.

  • Provide the technical expertise to the site to update the configurations of the systems.

  • Provide training and advanced troubleshooting to the site.

  • Establish and maintain close relationships with : Plant Systems team, IT teams and  Operational Excellence teams


Basic Qualifications 


  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Engineering (Instrumentation/Mechatronics/Electronics), /ME is an added advantage.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with engineering, supply chain operations and/or IT Supply Chain required

  • Experience in Industrial Automation Projects implementation using Rockwell / Siemens PLC’s or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of Industrial Network Communication protocols (Ethernet, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Profibus)

  • Experience with Wonderware Industrial Automation software (SCADA (InTouch), Historian, Archestra) or an equivalent software required

  • Ability to configure and test plant systems

  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing operations core processes and plant floor equipment and instrumentation.


Preferred Qualifications 


  • Experience in operations management.

  • Experience in systems configuration and maintenance.

  • Basic knowledge of SAP.



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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