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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:  Team Leader Quality - Ayurvedic

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 22, 2022
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 142786 - Goa, Goa, India


About Colgate Palmolive:

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.

As a Quality Chemist you will be  responsible for performing physical and chemical testing in support of the site QA/QC program in line with Ayurvedic manufacturing license. Works with peer functions to achieve Key performance deliverables of the plant pertaining to Safety, Environment, Quality Productivity, Customer service & Cost. Coordinates the inspection of raw material, product process and/or finished product, complying the quality, safety and efficiency standards of Colgate Palmolive.

What you will do:

  • Perform chemical analysis of raw materials, 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 Schedule-T of Drugs and Cosmetics rules 1945.
  • Review Ayurvedic batch manufacturing and packaging records for adequacy and accuracy
  • 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 Program
  • Lead the implementation of new methodologies, technologies, analytical advanced equipment ensuring compliance with all the global technology requirements for the analytics area.
  • Train all new analysts or minilab analysts in the methods or procedures where the analyst is qualified or has expertise.
  • Apply FEED principles (experimental, empowerment, digital and focus) to drive the reimagine strategies for the Laboratory.
  • Understand and precisely follow written lab procedures, global methods & local methods. Understands the purpose, function & operating procedures of laboratory equipment.
  • Understand & precisely follows expectations of Sampling & Sample preparation for chemical testing.
  • Perform testing and release of Raw Materials required for Ayurvedic and Cosmetic toothpaste manufacturing, reporting test results in SAP-QM system & generate analytical report.
  • Understand product/process quality issues & precisely follows the protocols on OLQ, Weight Control, SQI, Storage & Handling, Traceability etc.
  • Maintain accurate up to date and concise laboratory note books & records.
  • Understand the calibration & verification procedures of lab equipment & performs calibration/verification as per defined frequency.
  • Apply appropriate methodologies and data interpretation techniques to assist in overcoming technical difficulties and promote continuous improvement.
  • Perform or assist vendor in the installation qualification (IQ), operational qualification (OQ) and performance qualification (PQ) of laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Use laboratory safety equipment and understand precautions in handling reagents and disposal of chemical waste according with local environmental regulations.
  • Monitor the inventory of lab supplies (Chemicals, Glassware & general supplies).
  • Undertake plant rounds & identifies the areas of improvement on GMP, Foreign Matter & Micro Control Program.
  • Undertake self-assessment & identifies the areas of improvement in GLP, Lab Safety, 5S & Sustainability pertaining to work area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Ayurvedic Medicine (BAMS)
  • Good command over written & Spoken English
  • Requires Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of similar experience in an Ayurveda plant
  • Knowledge in the management of advanced analytical laboratory equipment.
  • SAP, MS Offices and Google Tools management


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 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

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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