Engineering and Quality Coordinator

Company Name: Colgate-Palmolive

Location: Villawood, AU

Job Duration: 2024-05-15 to 2024-06-14


No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160319 – Villawood, New South Wales, Australia

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 recognised 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!

Job Summary: 
The Casual Engineering and Quality Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring product quality and integrity by conducting thorough inspections and analyses. This role combines engineering tasks such as packaging analysis and coordinating mould reviews with quality control duties, including sample inspections and handling consumer complaints. The Coordinator will also perform administrative tasks as needed to support the Engineering and Quality departments.




  • Obtain product samples designated for inspection according to the order schedule.

  • Execute preliminary inspections, precisely capturing images in adherence to established training protocols.

  • Thoroughly document inspection results, integrating photographic evidence into comprehensive inspection reports, and pinpoint any non-conformities or defects.

  • Retrieve and photographically document retained samples from the green room as delineated in the complaint registry, synthesising feedback based on analytical findings.

  • Accurately label inspected cases and methodically organise them in the specified green room area for subsequent retention and reference.

  • Procure consumer complaint returned samples and associated administrative documentation.

  • Analyse returned samples in the context of the associated complaint, creating feedback.

  • Oversee the implementation of comprehensive mould management protocols, including the development of detailed mould inspection checklists.

  • Conduct thorough packaging analysis, recording appropriate data to verify adherence to quality specifications.

  • Provide support in the coordination and administration of engineering and quality projects and process enhancements.

  • Guarantee that all documentation of all inspections, analyses, and remedial actions taken is accurately completed, updated, and systematically archived.

  • Contribute to the development of reports and presentations intended for management’s evaluation and decision-making processes.


Required (Education, Knowledge required, Language skills, etc):


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or related field.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to identify product defects.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.


Preferred Requirements:


  • Proven experience in quality control or a related field; experience in engineering is a plus.

  • Experience in SAP and Google Suite

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 with the subject “Accommodation Request” should you require accommodation.