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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:  Jun 21, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 136941 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States



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.


The IT SAP Basis Administrator is responsible for ensuring the effective operation of the systems that comprise the IT infrastructure in the Enterprise Service Center (ESC). This is accomplished by having a good working knowledge of SAP & Databases such as HANA, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL, MaxDB as well as open source databases and enterprise applications. Responsibilities will include managing and supporting the production SAP and application environment, installing new systems, managing end to end upgrades, refreshes, patches, maintenance, etc. The candidate must have good communication as well as documentation skills and must be able to work in a team environment. Candidate must be able to work a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends when needed.


What you will do

  • Meets with super users, management and technical personnel to translate business requirements into hardware requirements in addition to providing solution recommendations.
  • Develops and delivers system requirements, documentation and diagrams.
  • Installs, configures and supports systems and components across the SAP landscape.
  • Performs daily, weekly and monthly monitoring, applying corrective measures and tuning as needed.
  • Coordinates and implements support packs, upgrades, patches, OSS notes, transports, system refreshes and client copies.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses all system and end user issues as they arise.
  • Works with other SAP personnel to implement system enhancements and interfaces.
  • Works closely with other IT personnel and vendors to ensure that delivered solutions meet business requirements.
  • Updates job knowledge by staying abreast of changes and new products in the industry, attending training when required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications

  • At least 3 years  of IT experience
  • At least 1 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


Preferred Qualifications

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





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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