10 Jun 2021

Full-Time Engineering Technician by Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive – Posted by JobdirectaSA Staff Boksburg, Gauteng

Job Description

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 106542 – Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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  • Oversee day to day operations of the facility.
  • Coordinate delivery of site services facilities and related contracts.
  • Track maintenance and repairs of equipment (both mechanical & electrical) records and equipment inventory.
  • Design a Critical Equipment Major Maintenance Plan
  • Constant communication with other sites to improve common maintenance jobs cost and learning
  • OPL development
  • Constant communication with indirect Procurement
  • Self guidance and decision making
  • Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of systems and equipment; monitor fire alarm control panels and other emergency equipment such as fire extinguishers, fire pumps, emergency showers, emergency exit systems & alarms.
  • Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of buildings and yard/grounds.
  • Maintains and keeps records of engineering vehicle service and use.
  • Supervise and instruct site services operators and technicians responsible for boilers, compressors, air conditioning & HVAC systems, water plant, effluent & waste management, forklifts on tasks, safety, policies & procedures.
  • Supervise and evaluate staff; complete employee reviews and provide feedback; maintain accurate records of employee attendance and timesheets; discipline personnel when necessary and appropriate. Interview candidates; onboard and train new hires.
  • Initiate and oversee continuous improvement projects.
  • Ensure compliance with company or government regulations (safety etc); ensure compliance with contracted service level agreements (SLAs); maintain up-to-date drawings & plans, municipal, and state licensing.
  • Communicate with customers regarding products and services.
  • Develop budgets & control costs.


  • Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or relevant field.
  • Instrumentation related qualification will be an advantage.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an FMCG environment/High speed packaging lines.


  • Exemplary analytical problem solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • Computer Literacy (SAP) & Proficiency with systems.
  • Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation aptitude
  • People management & leadership skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and regulatory standards & practices.
  • Reading and comprehension of technical documents.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to nurture effective professional relationships with staff and clients.
  • Confidence to thrive under pressure.
  • Professional demeanor and attitude.
  • Decision making
  • Team Player
  • Willing to work overtime hours

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 recognised 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 http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill’s and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine please visit http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

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.

Closing Date: 30 June 2021


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