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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:  Data Science - Expert

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Mar 24, 2023
Temporarily Remote

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 151226 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, 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 supplied 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 Experience

In today’s multifaceted technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this constantly evolving landscape.


What role will you play as a member of the Colgate’s Information Technology team?

We have a number of exciting projects in the works, and we are looking for a Data Scientist to join our team to help realize our vision. The ideal candidate must possess strong business intelligence and analytical skills. You will support strategic decision making processes through the combination of your analytical, data-driven approach and operational attitude. You’ll work closely with the Connected Health leadership team to create and handle dashboards and develop KPI reporting that drives critical decision-making to propel organizational success. To achieve these objectives, you will be responsible for researching, developing, and implementing sophisticated analytical solutions and pioneering reporting tools.

With an internal consulting mentality, you will participate in finding opportunities, developing business requirements, collecting relevant information, performing data analysis, and generating and implementing innovative and sustainable solutions to address business priorities.


Who are you…

You are a function expert -

  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.
  • Deploy sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning and statistical methods.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • You connect the dots -
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, and other business outcomes.
  • Prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling and finding trends in data sets and developing algorithms to help make raw data more useful to the enterprise.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
  • Develop testing framework and test model quality and improve test coverage of existing code bases.
  • Responsible for designing and developing DOMO dashboards / reports to meet business requirements


You are a collaborator -

  • Work with multi-functional teams in a dynamic environment to perform data analysis, and generate and implement innovative and sustainable solutions to address business priorities.


You are an innovator -

  • Identify, design, and develop enterprise and departmental business intelligence, data warehousing and reporting solutions.


What you’ll need…(Required)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering or similar degree
  • At least 5+ years experience in manipulating data sets and building statistical models.
  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and find opportunities for improvement
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
  • Strong experience with test driven development methodologies
  • Strong oral & written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms and business needs in technical specifications
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • Experience supporting and working with multi-functional teams in a dynamic environment


What you’ll need…(Preferred)

  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Knowledge of a variety of ML techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Experience in developing data visualizations, dashboards and reporting in DOMO
  • Comfortable working with cloud data source
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SQL, etc.
  • Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript,etc
  • Knowledge of wearables technology
  • Familiarity with data privacy concepts (GDPR, PCI, HIPAA)


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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