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Sr Scientist - Product Development

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Date: Mar 13, 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
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Position Purpose:



Our company welcomes applications to the Senior Scientist position. This position is responsible for supporting the development of underarm products globally. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in formulation and new product development.



Let’s talk about main responsibilities:


  • Formulate products across different forms – solid sticks, emulsions and aerosols
  • Identify new or creative solutions to product development
  • Develop products from concept through to I&S transfer including prototype development, stability, proof of concept testing and consumer & clinical testing.
  • Document project learning in reports and Invention Records and communicate status verbally (presentations)
  • Create and maintain all required documentation such as project timelines, Tech Transfer checklists, proof of benefits, claims support and e-team rooms
  • Insure developments comply with regulatory requirements globally
  • 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 Implementation and support.
  • Support and comply with Quality requirements, initiatives and systems; monitor progress on implementation of systems and actions; regularly supervise, coach, guide and train personnel under his/her responsibility on Quality requirements and systems and insure compliance with all Quality requirements



What you need for this position:


  • PhD degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering or related fields
  • Advanced English



Additional knowledge/experience in the following is a plus:


  • 3+ years of  laboratory experience in Consumer Packaged Goods Companies
  • 1+ year of experience in people management



Why Colgate?



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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