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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:  SAP Basis Administrator

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jul 19, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160673 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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!


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.


Join Our Team as an IT SAP Basis Administrator!

Are you passionate about ensuring the seamless operation of ground breaking IT systems? At Colgate-Palmolive's Enterprise Service Center (ESC), we're looking for a dynamic IT SAP Basis Administrator to join our team. In this role, you’ll use your expertise in SAP and databases like HANA, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL, MaxDB, and open-source databases to manage and support our production SAP and application environment.


Innovate and Optimize: Install new systems and manage end-to-end upgrades, refreshes, patches, and maintenance to keep our infrastructure at peak performance.

Collaborate and Communicate: Work closely with a dedicated team, applying your excellent communication and documentation skills to ensure smooth operations.

Flexibility and Dedication: Be ready to step up when needed, including nights and weekends, to ensure our systems are always running efficiently.

If you're ready to tackle an exciting and rewarding role where your skills will make a real impact, we want to hear from you!


Work visa sponsorship not available for this position


What you'll do

  • Meet with super users, management, and technical personnel to translate business requirements into hardware requirements and provide solution recommendations, ensuring delivered solutions meet business needs.
  • Help develop and deliver system requirements, documentation, and diagrams, while keeping up to date with industry changes and new products through training.
  • Install, configure, and support systems and components across the SAP landscape, coordinating and implementing support packs, upgrades, patches, OSS notes, transports, system refreshes, and client copies.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly monitoring, applying corrective measures and tuning as needed, and troubleshoots and diagnose all system and end-user issues as they arise.
  • Work closely with other SAP and IT team members, as well as vendors, to implement system improvements and interfaces, while following all policies and standards and performing other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of IT experience
  • At least 2 year experience with SAP Basis support
  • Basic OS knowledge of UNIX and/or Linux and Windows
  • Basic knowledge of relational databases such as DB2/Oracle/HANA/MS SQL
  • Good understanding of Infrastructure Automation tools
  • Exposure to GCP cloud


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with Concentration in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering 

Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $101 500,00 - $119 700,00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements
  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually
  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

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.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here.


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