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Colgate-Palmolive Site Engineering Coodinator in Topeka, Kansas

No Relocation Assistance Offered

# 159364 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

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!

The Site Engineering Specialist will report through the site’s Technical Services department. This position will be responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and communicating data from all site mechanical systems and processing equipment, and developing & driving opportunities to efficiently operate and maintain those systems while working collaboratively with the site engineering and maintenance teams. This person will also work collaboratively with the site teams & contractors to fix systems and equipment issues, and develop CAPA (Corrective Action / Preventative Action) plans as needed for all mechanical and processing equipment relating to site sustainability requirements to maintain optimal efficiency.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

-Review data of all site mechanical systems and processing equipment. Find opportunities to maintain or improve equipment performance relating to energy & water usage.

-Solve & repair processing equipment, green energy systems (geothermal, solar panels), or mechanical systems as required to achieve optimal usage, working collaboratively with the site’s maintenance and engineering teams, and contractors

-Assess, manage, and procure business-critical, spare parts inventory for mechanical & processing equipment. Perform ongoing assessment of processing equipment/systems to identify obsolete equipment and systems.

-Develop & implement capital project plans that support Colgate Sustainability initiatives, improve PNC energy efficiency, and minimize system downtime.

-Support ongoing sustainability project implementation by providing engineering design review/feedback, developing system maintenance plans, and supporting mechanical startup/commissioning activities for Geothermal and high-efficiency HVAC equipment/systems. Work with PNC Site and MEP engineers to perform ongoing system assessments to ensure ongoing system efficiency/performance

Education/ Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 5+ years experience maintaining, fixing, and repairing commercial HVAC equipment

  • 3+ years experience using JCI Metasys Building Automation System (BAS) software

  • 3+ years proven experience maintaining, and fixing industrial equipment, chillers, boilers, and water systems

  • Proficient in google suite (gmail, sheets, etc.)

  • Must be able to work flexible shifts as needed

Preferred qualifications include:

  • B.S. in engineering discipline or certification through a relevant Vo-tech certified technical program EPA refrigerant certification

  • Electrically Qualified on 480V electrical distribution systems

  • 2+ years experience with green energy system (Geothermal, Solar) maintenance and troubleshooting

  • 2+ years experience participating on sustainability / energy audit teams

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Range $58,000 - $79,500 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.

  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements

  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually

  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually

  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year

  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

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 Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here (https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/content/dam/cp-sites/corporate/corporate/en_us/corp/locale-assets/pdf/colgate-terms-and-conditions-2023.pdf) .