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Colgate Palmolive Maintenance Team Leader in Richmond, Indiana

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# 101089 - Richmond, Indiana, United States

This position manages the daily activities of the Maintenance department for the plant. Work activities include leading the team on electrical and mechanical trouble-shooting and repairs, preparing and managing the department budget, implementing preventative and predictive maintenance programs, coordinating the Maintenance Stores area, Project Maintenance work activities and select capital improvements.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.

  • Implement and execute a maintenance strategy consistent with FP&R initiatives: tracking utilization via SAP PM/EAM, coordinate CI projects, lead planned maintenance optimization (PMO) program including failure mode and effect analysis (FEMA) and reliability centered maintenance (RCM), fully develop lubrication program.

  • Manage the maintenance team, schedules, performance and accountability. Identify individual training needs and work to build development plans. Maintain technician certification packets and process. Frequently communicate to the team.

  • Coordinate activities of the area specific Maintenance Planners to ensure materials and resources are readily available for work and prioritized. Works with the storeroom coordinator to maintain parts management. Directly/Indirectly leads daily Technical Meeting.

  • Prepare, submit, and manage maintenance expense budget line items

  • Support capital improvement projects as needed.

  • Develop programs to stay in sync with electrical and facilities regulatory requirements (examples: Grounding programs and maintenance shop cGMPs).

  • Understand and align with Hill’s policies, safety standards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety. Identify and report Food Safety issues to management. Completes necessary training, monthly l earnings and audits.

Required Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 1 year maintenance supervisor or Project management experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Mentor and feedback skills required in a high performance work systems environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple initiatives and manage in ambiguous situations with a sense of urgency.

  • Solid understanding of GMPs/OSHA Regulations

  • Working knowledge of PLC, instrumentation electronics, and maintenance repair techniques

  • Developing and Maintaining of Budget for department

Preferred requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering field (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial)

  • Prior knowledge/experience with SAP Purchasing and Work Order System

We are a results oriented company with a caring culture and work life balance.

Apply with us! Come and join our outstanding team!

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.