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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:  Associate Analyst II - EHS

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 157958 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, 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!


The Experience

In the fast-paced world of consumer health and safety, it's an exhilarating time to join the Toxicology and Ingredient Data Maintenance team at Colgate. Our dedicated team is committed to ensuring the safety and compliance of Colgate-Palmolive products, contributing to the company's reputation for trust and quality.

What role will you play as a member of Colgate’s CBS EHS team?

As a Toxicology and Ingredient Data Maintenance Analyst, you will work with internal stakeholders to ensure the accuracy and integrity of product ingredient data. You will be responsible for maintaining up-to-date toxicological information and ensuring compliance with global regulations. Your role involves:

Managing and updating ingredient databases to reflect current scientific and regulatory information.

Collaborating with Research & Development and Supply Chain teams to ensure the safety of ingredients and finished products.

Conducting risk assessments and providing toxicological support for product development and innovation.

Responding to internal and external inquiries regarding product safety and ingredient information.


Who are you?

You are a scientific expert:


  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with various business areas.
  • Familiarity with toxicological databases and regulatory requirements.


You connect the dots:


  • Ensuring data accuracy is critical, so you'll validate ingredient information and toxicological data to maintain consistency across different products and platforms.
  • Adapting to the evolving landscape of consumer safety, you'll seek innovative ways to manage and communicate ingredient and toxicological data.


You are a collaborator:


  • You will support the Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs team by providing accurate data and analysis.
  • Work with internal teams to ensure that our ingredient data management practices are robust and sustainable.
  • Partner with external regulatory bodies and scientific organizations to stay abreast of new developments and guidelines.


You are an innovator:


  • In a constantly changing regulatory environment, you'll explore new methods to enhance our data management systems and contribute to the safety and success of our products.


What you’ll need…


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Toxicology, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Proficient knowledge of database management and regulatory compliance tools.
  • Strong understanding of toxicological principles and risk assessment methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex scientific information effectively.


What you’ll need…(Preferred)


  • Experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, particularly in health, oral care, or personal care products.
  • Familiarity with Colgate’s product portfolio and the regulatory landscape affecting our business (for internal candidates).
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt to new technologies and regulatory frameworks.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to facilitate cross-functional initiatives.

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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