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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:  Assistant Supervisor, Chemical Lab

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jul 1, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 161270 - Chonburi, Chonburi, Thailand

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 recognized 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!


Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!

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

Our dependable 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 contributed to our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

The Supervisor - Quality (Analytical Lab) is responsible for the overseeing, planning, developing, and directing quality assurance policies, programs, and initiatives for the Analytical Laboratory. Oversees the process and testing of ensure testing complies with established quality standards and government regulations.

What you will do

  • Develop a laboratory sampling, sample retention and testing program for raw materials, work in progress (WIP), and finished products at the facility of Global Dental Cream, Liquid personal care and Bar soap products. The plan must be based on QS 024, GMP, TGA/PICs, and Local Regulatory requirements. Focusing on PC category.
  • Ensure all testing is performed according to corporate methods, laboratory requirements, applicable international standards, TGA/PICs, or regulatory requirements, and policy.
  • Ensure the calibration of equipment/instruments and the maintenance of the equipment in the laboratories are established and followed
  • Be competent in the performance of routine laboratory test procedures, and operation of analytical instruments and other standard laboratory equipment.
  • Understand and use basic laboratory safety equipment and instructions, precautions in handling reagents and disposal of chemical waste according to local environmental regulations.
  • Ensure the interpretation, reporting of data and maintenance of records are documented and effectively implemented. Including the use of statistical analysis and Statistical Process Control where appropriate.
  • Understand and be able to precisely follow written lab procedures, global methods, local methods and published standard or compendia sources. Translate corporate global methods to the local language as required.
  • Ensure the calibration of analytical instruments, the use of analytical reference standards and the maintenance of the equipment are established and followed.
  • Ensure the installation qualification (IQ), operation qualification (OQ) and performance qualification (PQ) of the analytical instruments are performed.
  • Devise and execute a program of routine problem resolution and continuous improvement.
  • Develop and monitor the coaching and training of the staff in the chemical laboratory.
  • Participate in internal audits. Conduct and report internal verification of all the laboratory testing units, based on the laboratory testing standard and other quality-related operating standards. Function as part of the Plant’s GMP and Quality Teams.
  • Interface with Divisional GMP, Quality Audit and GTC Analytical Teams. Serve as an in-plant resource during external audits by regulatory agencies or other third parties.
  • Ensure that analytical methods for key release specifications (KRS) of finished products have gone through appropriate validations and the local laboratory is qualified to perform the analysis prior to manufacturing the product.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, or related field.
  • Minimum Experience : 3-5 years of laboratory experience in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, or consumer products industries.
  • Laboratory Compliance and Quality System.
  • Basic Laboratory Operations.
  • Coaching and Feedback Skills.
  • Communication Skill.
  • Team Leader Skill.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess the ability to understand, read, speak and write in English.
  • Possess the ability to understand Statistic and Process Control tools.

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.


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