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Date: Jul 9, 2018

Location: Del.Miguel Hidalgo, DIF, MX

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: Del.Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 67402




Position Purpose:


Drive innovation for sustained growth by delivering the Divisional Activity Grid projects with quality

execution and speed; efficiently and effectively adapting, validating, and implementing global bundles; selectively developing or implementing other new products for the regions; and continuously providing timely support for the base business and local initiatives to drive the growth.


Let’s talk about main responsibilities:


  • Decision making to manage the group of analysts
  • Lead assigned projects from the Divisional Activity Grid with no supervision, working with Consumer Innovation Centers, go-to-market teams and Global Supply Chain.
  • Manage the conceptualization, design, management and data analysis, including implementing new technologies, and conducting clinical trials.
  • Lead formula development, stability evaluation, evaluation of formula properties and communicating with other functions.
  • Facilitate knowledge and technology transfer in manufacturing sites across regions and work as part of divisional Funding the Growth and simplification teams to identify, develop, validate and implement Margin Improvement Projects including formula, raw materials and process improvements.
  • Collaborate with business partners such as Consumer Innovation Centers, Technology Innovation, local marketing, Quality, Regulatory, Environmental Affairs, Occupational Health and Safety (EOHS), Technology Insights, Legal, Supply Chain and Product Development.
  • Submit and follow-up on invention records and research reports.



What you need for this position:


  • Bachelor´s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biochemestry, Biotechnology or related
  • 4+ years of  experience in R&D, Quality, and/or manufacturing
  • Advanced English
  • Project Management


Additional knowledge/experience in the following is a plus:


  • SAP
  • 1+ year of experience in people management
  • Master´s degree, Major: Chemistry or related







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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