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Compliance Specialist

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Date: Jun 27, 2018

Location: Morristown, TN, US

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: Morristown, Tennessee, United States
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 67106

Our company invites applications for the position of Quality Compliance Specialist for our Morristown, TN Oral Care Facility.


The Compliance Specialist is responsible for:


The development and implementation of the focused site validation master plan, leading our site’s consumer complaint program, investigating consumer complaints, ensuring necessary change controls are documented and approved prior to execution of changes, supporting internal audit program, responsible for conducting positive product releases for Oral Care Focus focused facility and contract manufacturers, following up for Corrective and Preventative Actions, act as back up to Compliance Supervisor for finished product releases for Oral Care strategic site as per necessary FDA Regulations for OTC, cosmetics, prescription products, and medical devices.  He or she must be able to deliver the agreed to business results while maintaining positive employee relations.


The initial accountabilities of the role include :


Developing the Master Validation Plan in alignment with Quality, Engineering, Operations and Planning teams, Change Control Activities for the site and developing site standard operating policies and procedures.  Has to be an effective and valuable member of the Quality team, to ensure delivery of subsidiary business results in his or her area. The Compliance Specialist works within a structure that requires considerable interface with Making, Planning, Production, Warehousing, and R&D.


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Engineering (Chemical or Industrial), or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in regulated environment
  • Ability to work irregular shifts, including nights, weekends or holidays as needed or required
  • A minimum of two years of experience using  Minitab or other statistical tools
  • Excellent knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience in a regulated pharmaceutical industry 
  • Strong interpersonal and training skills
  • Experience in development and execution of Validations and Equipment Qualifications
  • Experience using SAP or other plant ERP related software system
  • Experience with Management of Change
  • Working knowledge of Prescription Drug Marketing Act and Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Regulations
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Good communication and writing skills

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, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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