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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:  Supplier Diversity Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 25, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 131440 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

In an ever-changing and dynamic world, our Supply Chain and Manufacturing professionals, who are recognized as the best in the business, are essential to quickly delivering our products to consumers worldwide. They are responsible for ensuring we make quality products that consumers love. Using advanced technology and an analytical mindset, they are especially adept at continuously improving manufacturing processes. This team comprises a variety of global roles and focus areas, including operations, engineering, process development and innovation, procurement, network operations, project management, factory performance & reliability, packaging, continuous improvement, and supply chain management.

Join our team in Piscataway, NJ!

We are looking for a highly motivated Supplier Diversity Analyst or Specialist to join the Global Procurement team! They will support the delivery of Colgate’s Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Sustainability 2025 strategies, enabling the success of underrepresented groups' and women-owned businesses and driving social impact by creating a more inclusive world. They will push the delivery of supplier diversity insights and reporting solutions for the team and collaborators across the organization globally. They will be instrumental in sourcing, developing, and supporting the inclusion and success of diverse suppliers within Colgate’s global supply chain. They will act as a critical internal and external advocate championing and promoting diverse supplier inclusion and carrying out diverse supplier storytelling.


  • Create and update Tier 1 (Colgate diverse supplier spend) and Tier 2 (Colgate's prime supplier diverse supplier spend) reporting.
  • Build and update supplier diversity dashboard with key metrics and targets.
  • Develop reporting execution and process automation efficiencies.
  • Ensure accurate and on time delivery of all supplier diversity reports.
  • Maintain diverse supplier registration portal, current certified diverse supplier database and Tier 2 data input portal.
  • Assist with developing innovative solutions to increase supplier diversity spend.
  • Support Procurement team with sourcing diverse suppliers including using third party tools and other methods.
  • Support engagement with functional leads and business partners to review and manage diverse supplier spend portfolio.
  • Partner with Procurement team to expand diverse supplier representation across all spend categories by ensuring diverse supplier inclusion in all sourcing and Request for Proposal activities.
  • Support global program expansion working with supplier diversity champions on sourcing, inclusion and reporting for all supplier diversity activities
  • Support and track mentoring and capacity building efforts with diverse suppliers, business leaders and external agencies including diverse supplier forums, training programs and one on one mentoring.
  • Support and track Tier 2 program activities coordinating with Procurement team on contract adherence.
  • Set up annual prime suppliers meetings to mutually share DE&I goals and objectives.
  • Assist with responding to DE&I related surveys and related external supplier diversity information request.
  • Manage internal and external communication/outreach to support and promote diverse supplier inclusion such as sourcing opportunities and sharing diverse supplier stories.
  • Coordinate with ERGs and applicable Diversity, Equity & Inclusion councils to integrate and promote supplier diversity efforts.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Science, Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, Information Systems or relevant technical field.
  • At least 2 years of practical work experience in Procurement or Project Management.
  • Understanding of sourcing, receiving, invoicing, and/or accounts payable processes.
  • Analytical expertise and accuracy, critical thinker, curious; ability to dig deep into new system functionality.
  • Ability to prioritize projects, develop a strategy for executions, and deliver program results within deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills (e.g., analytical, quantitative and conceptual thinking) required.

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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