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Date:Sep 11, 2018

Location:Cali, VAC, CO

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, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

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

Location: Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

No Relocation Assistance Offered


Position Purpose:

Assure that all packaging activities required on go to market to create a new SKU are developed on time.

Main responsibilities:

  • Detect opportunities to have innovation on packaging materials, products and process.

  • Develop solutions and user experiences that will advance business growth through brand buildings and innovation

  • Implement the activity grid on time and flawlessly

  • Develop a MTP for material validation according with global standards

  • Detect and implement new packaging tendencies. (New materials, technologies, process, designs, suppliers)

  • Develop packaging material according with marketing requirements and consumers expectations( consumer insights)

  • Develop the validation program established to test and qualify the packaging projects and standardize for all categories ( BPM )

  • Lead FTG projects to reach the Global packaging and Supply chain objectives

  • Detect FTG projects to improve the product margin

  • Support the sustainability objectives through environmental friendly packaging projects

  • Implement and support global packaging projects in the region/subsidiary.

  • Support continuous improvements projects

What you need for this position:

• Bachelor Degree, Packaging Engineer or similar

• 2 -3 years of experience in packaging design and development packaging materials

• Experience managing packaging projects (Project Management skills)

• English 80%

It´s an advantage if you know about:

  • SAP

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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