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Colgate Palmolive Team Coordinator in Richmond, Indiana

No Relocation Assistance Offered

# 106980 - Richmond, Indiana, United States

Job Summary

The Team Coordinator will be responsible for planning and coordination of resources and materials for efficient execution of the daily production activities. Some of the key activities to be coordinated are product changeover, inventory staging and management, re-work, schedule execution, shift transition communication and daily documentation, recording and analysis. This position reports to the Operations Team Leader on a designated shift is a vital communication avenue to/from technicians.


▪ Plan and coordinate plant resources (people, equipment, etc.) between Pre-Conversion, Processing, and Packaging to meet shift and plant goals

▪ Utilize plant technology (Microsoft programs, SAP) to provide scheduling oversight for the shift through management of bins, packaging, and raw ingredients

▪ Transfer information during shift meetings and assist in removing barriers that prevent the shift from achieving their goals

▪ Analyze and report shift performance data (KPI´s, AU etc); reviews performance data with affected teams, find opportunities, recommend corrective action and follow-up.

▪ Own the team in resolution of downtime or staffing issues, involving the Team Leader when needed

▪ Ensure all SAP and Shop Floor transactions are completed accurately by each line

▪ Provide shift leadership in the absence of the Operations Team Leader

▪ Assist with training on quality, safety, operations, process changes, and review of SOPs, SWIs, documents

▪ Work with shift Quality Resource and Team Leader to ensure quality standards are met for all product produced on shift

▪ Identify and report Food Safety issues to management. Understand and align with Hill’s policies, safety standards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety

Required qualifications

  • Associates Degree or higher

  • 2 + years of manufacturing experience

  • Must be proficient with the following skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

  • Ability to work any shift and weekends as needed

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Manufacturing experience in human, pet food, pharmaceuticals or a related field

  • Experience in capacity modeling solid understanding of manufacturing processes, production scheduling, asset utilization and SAP

  • Working knowledge of GMPs, AIB and Food Safety standards

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in an environment that has a wide range of temperature variation and humidity

  • Lift multifaceted capacities over the following time periods:

    1. 50 pounds, from floor to 36”, 42 times per hour for 4 hours
    1. 50 pounds, from knees to 36”, 42 times per hour for 4 hours
    1. 50 pounds, from waist to 36”, 42 times per hour for 4 hours
    1. 50 pounds, overhead to 36”, 42 times per hour for 4 hours
  • Push or pull an 800 pound tote on wheels across a cement surface 8 to 24 times for 8 hours, occasionally

  • Work with hands overhead occasionally, up to 100 times for 8 hours

  • Bend at waist 90 degrees and flex at knees 120 degrees 100 to 500 times for 8 hours

  • Climb steps and/or ladders 30 times per 8 hours, 45 steps per trip

  • Walk unlimited distances very workday

  • Wear dust masks and hearing protection

  • Perceive visual and audible alarms and telephones while wearing hearing protection

  • Receive and transmit radio communication

  • Perform tasks without use of contact lenses, must have vision corrected to a minimum of 20/40, with full peripheral vision for forklift driving

  • Ability to perform tasks in an environment that contains significant levels of dust

We are a results oriented company with a caring culture and work life balance. Apply with us! Come and join our amazing 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 and , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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