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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Quality Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 20, 2021
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 115501 - Burlington, New Jersey, United States

Do you want to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our diligent household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has supplied to our enduring success.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

Colgate-Palmolive invites applications to the Quality Engineer position located at our manufacturing plant in Burlington, NJ. The responsibilities of this position are as follows:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead Technology Transfer program for all new formulas and raw materials, coordinating with R&D, procurement, operations, and customers to meet supply chain grids
  • Lead nonconformance and failure investigations and conduct periodic trend analysis
  • Lead management of site change control program (MOC) including creation, routing and follow-up to close activities
  • Build and maintain plant wide standard operating procedures, associated forms and documents in documentation management system (DMS)
  • Coordinate and maintain InBatch recipe creation, approval and general system troubleshooting
  • Maintain master list of raw material and finished products
  • Conduct statistical data analysis for new flavor formulations
  • Maintain Master Validation plan and associated activities
  • Develop and maintain validation protocols for various compliance initiatives and supervise through completion
  • Troubleshoot and resolve day to do production quality issues for continuous improvement and implement effective corrective & preventative actions
  • Conduct internal audits to assess level of compliance to the Quality Standards

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in a Quality role
  • A proven track record in a manufacturing plant environment
  • A minimum of 2 year of experience in writing Nonconformance’s, Deviations, and CAPA(s).
  • A minimum of 2 year of experience in Quality Assurance 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in cGMP environment
  • Experience in a Technology Transfer role
  • Experience using SAP or other plant related computer systems
  • Experience as an auditor
  • Proven understanding of validation

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.

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.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and 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.

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

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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