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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:  Production Assistant Manager

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jul 1, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 130904 - Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China

Position title职位:

Local position title: Production Manager/Assistant Manager/Supervisor

Global reference title: 





Reporting relationships汇报关系:                          

Reports to (title)直接上司(职位): Focus Factory Sr. Manager

Direct Reports (title)直接下属(职位): Shift Supervisor, EOHS Assistant



Sanxiao Plant


Travel requirements %出差比例:



Job summary职位概述:

A brief description that summarizes the overall purpose and objectives of the position, the results the person is expected to accomplish and the degree of freedom to act.

Manage the production follow production planning with high quality,safety and efficiency. troubleshooting in time, cover quality,production planning and EOHS,deliver KPI results,achieve operational excellence.

  • People management, optimize production team organization,  develop people capability fit for the business needs

  • Drive FP&R system implementation on front line with high efficiency 

  • Support new products/system/technology/Lean production  launch in workshop


Essential job functions主要工作职责:

List the tasks, duties and responsibilities of the position that are most important to get the job done.

  • Troubleshooting in time, cover quality,production planning, production issues, EOHS

    • Coordinate cross function resource to solve open issues

    • Identify systemic issues from open issues with process manager

    • Monitor operation team to execute standard process

  • People management, optimize production team organization,  develop people capability fit for the business needs

    • Solve sensitive labor issues from operation team

    • Work out a communication plan for DL and execute communication plan  to improve frontline relationship

    • Optimize operation organization based on business requirement

    • People development mapping with HRBP

      • Develop Competency for S&C and IDL

      • Identify OPC and OPA skill requirement

  • Drive FP&R system implementation on front line with high efficiency 

    • Work with FP&R team to align 5S&VW, AM, CI and PC implementation plan 

    • Provide resource to implement 4 STDs 

    • Identify CI/Kaizen opportunities to drive performance

  • Support new products/system/technology/Lean production  launch in workshop

  • Perform safety responsibility  according to safety production responsibility  acknowledgment.

KPI’s impacted by position 关键绩效指标:


  • Quality: FG rework, Customer/Consumer complaint

  • Productivity: AU, Mhr/Kpcs, Loss, UPDT, FTG

  • FP&R: PC/CI/AM/5S&VW audit result

  • Customer service: On Time, Schedule Adherence


Career development options职业发展选择:

  • Process Manager

  • Focus Factory Manager


Developmental actions发展行动:

  •  Learn on process manager position

    • New introduce management process

    • Process standardization

    • CI drive FTG delivery

    • System issues/projects solution making

  • Focus Factory  manager

    • Understand workshop OE job

    • Understand workshop FP&R team job


Required qualifications任职资格:

  • Education教育水平: Bachelor or Bachelor Plus

  • Major专业: Preferably in engineering field, including  industrial engineering

  • Experience经验:  

    • More than 5 Years of Consumer Goods Industry Experience 

    • More than 5 Years of Functional Experience 

    • Position Specific Requirement, if any: 3 Years of supervisory  Experience

  • Key competencies关键能力:

  • Core competency通用能力

  • English writing and speaking

  • Google/Microsoft office software

  • Good communication skills

  • Coaching and feedback

  • Continuous improvement and innovation

  • Functional competency专业能力

  • Lean production

  • TPM/FP&R

  • People development

  • Basic HR knowledge




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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