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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 Chemist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 21, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 156273 - Goa, Goa, India

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!


About Us 


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.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Perform chemical analysis of raw materials, flavors, work in process and finished product according to the KRS (Key Release Specification) and KPC (Key Process Control) for approval or rejection using validated methodologies.
  • Well conversant with requirements of Cosmetics rules 1945.
  • Investigate to confirm all results out of specification identified in the Laboratory and report the results to all the parties involved in a timely manner.
  • Lead the implementation of Lab Testing expectations in Mini laboratories.
  • Ensure the correct equipment functionality (system suitability) during the analysis.
  • Maintain accurate and updated laboratory records and books, ensuring data integrity of all the data generated in the laboratory.
  • Provide support for all the analytical analysis required to validate formula or manufacturing processes.
  • Standardize Laboratory Procedures by issuing or updating Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Provide support from the analytical point of view to investigations related to Non-Conformance in the different focus factories.
  • Coordinate the activities required for the Corporate Programs: Environmental and Safety Department, Factory Performance and Reliability Area and Quality Progra


What you will do :


  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standard


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree Science (Chemistry) or Pharmacy
  • At least 1 year testing experience in cosmetic or pharmaceutical lab
  • Well versed in spoken and written English


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master's Degree Science (Chemistry) or Pharmacy

    • 1-3 years testing experience in cosmetic or pharmaceutical lab
    • Well versed in microsoft office or google workspace tools
    • Shall be able to work in shifts


    • Physical Demands:
  • Standing -Frequently
  • Walking -Frequently
  • Sitting -Occasionally
  • Lifting -Rarely
  • Carrying -Rarely
  • Pushing -Rarely
  • Pulling -Rarely
  • Stooping -Rarely
  • Reaching -Occasionally
  • Handling -Frequently
  • Hearing -Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Frequently



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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