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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 Compliance Specialist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 2, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 146069 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

The Quality Compliance Specialist is responsible to oversee the site's quality processes, procedures and documentation system to ensure adherence to the requirements of Colgate's Global Quality Standards and relevant US Drug and Medical Device Regulations. In addition, they are responsible for the site quality digital system(s) administration. 


Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for document management systems

  • Creating and reviewing quality assurance policies and procedures (SOPs), training materials and other communication tools (Quality Plan) to ensure departments and categories meet Colgate Global Quality Standards requirements and Regulatory compliance requirements.

  • Lead investigations and document discrepancy, non-conformance, CAPA and change control issues

  • Prepare metric / KPI reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities 

  • Identify training needs and organize training delivery systems to meet quality standards and site SOPs

  • Plan, document and support internal audits and external FDA inspections.

  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

  • Identify, support and implement opportunities to automate, simplify, standardize and digitize quality processes and procedures using digital workflows, eSignature and other available digital tools enhancing our ability to identify areas for improvement in the quality systems. 


Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum 8 years of experience working in a regulated environment.

  • Certifications an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma

  • Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience

  • Experience with implementation and management of discrepancy and corrective actions programs

  • Strong computer skills including Google Suite Tools is a plus (docs, sheets, smartsheets, dashboards, etc.) 

  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA, as well as, QA applications and databases

  • Solid experience in effective usage of data analysis tools and statistical analysis

  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements

Salary Range $96,640 - $141,435 USD


Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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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