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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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:  ABAP Developer [Business Process Analyst]

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 4, 2021
Full remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 106522 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

We are excited to invite applications for the position of SAP Business Process Analyst within our Global Technology (R&D) applications team! We are looking for a highly motivated ABAP developer to join our team to help us drive innovation at Colgate. 


This role will involve planning, design, development, and maintenance of SAP PLM applications for the R&D team with an initial focus on Ingredient Labeling and S4 migration.


The ideal candidate will have strong object oriented ABAP skills, with emphasis in Web Dynpro, HANA, AMDP, CDS, and Fiori/UI5. You have a passion for user experience, code and technology. You should be a self-starter - eager to learn, delight users, and protect user data through compliance with privacy standards & regulations and implementation of appropriate security safeguards.


The ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with our business partners is also key. Understanding current business processes, documenting user requirements and developing applications with a collaborative and agile mindset is essential for success in this role.


The objective of this role is to:

  • Partner with the business to understand strategic R&D objectives and determine how to best support them through the effective use of SAP PLM technology
  • Liaise with the business to document business processes/ requirements and the proposed technical solutions
  • Solve business process and procedural problems by either configuring or providing supplemental ABAP code to SAP PLM modules.

Required qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a technical IT role; developing, configuring and implementing business applications.
  • 5 years of experience working in ABAP and/or Web Dynpro
  • Strong oral & written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving & conceptual skills.


Preferred qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of experience with SAP PLM (Recipe Management / Recipe Development) 
  • 2+ years of experience working with Fiori/UI5
  • Experience with SAP S4 Migration
  • Additional experience with SAP MM, PPM, DMS, Workflow and EHS would be beneficial



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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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