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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:  Analytical Supervisor

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 28, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 150585 - San Jose Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico



1. Drive innovation for sustained growth by supporting the Divisional Activity Grid projects with quality
execution and speed; efficiently and effectively adapting, validating, and implementing global analytical 
methods; selectively developing or implementing other new analytical methods and technologies for the regions; and continuously providing timely support for the base business and local initiatives to drive the growth.

2. Excel at delivering fundamentals by complying with Quality, Safety, Regulatory and Environmental
Affairs and Occupational Health and Safety requirements, and by integrating improvement projects and Corporate Sustainability Strategies in Implementation & Support processes at the Global
Technology Center.

3. Maintain Funding the Growth as a competitive advantage, identifying and executing timely
divisional/regional FTG and simplification programs.



  • Provide analytical data to draw conclusions and recommend actions to Product Development,
  • Manufacturing and Global Technology Center partners.
  • Apply appropriate methodologies and data interpretation techniques to obtain reproducible and
  • accurate results; assist in overcoming technical difficulties and promote continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to method development or optimization to analyze new raw materials, experimental
  • formulas, finished products, competitive products, and troubleshooting samples.
  • Transfer analytical methods and new technologies to manufacturing site, and provide analytical
  • support and training for solving problems and continuous improvement.
  • Follow written analytical lab procedures from global and experimental methods and published standard or compendia sources.
  • Maintain accurate, up to date and concise laboratory records.
  • Maintain, calibrate, qualify and troubleshoot instrumentation


  • Perform and report the results of routine quantitative and qualitative analysis of products and raw materials using analytical instrumentation in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) laboratory environment.
  • Operate analytical instrumentation safely, following applicable procedures and methods; give basic maintenance when appropriate.
  • Provide analytical support to local Product Development teams, Global Technology Centers and
  • manufacturing sites in the use of routine quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Document day-to-day activities and analytical data according to compliance methods.
  • Document and share analytical-specific technical learnings via appropriate oral and written
  • communications to support method development, instrument evaluation, analytical research and
  • continuous improvement.
  • Support analytical method development, optimization and validation; review wet chemical methods developed in other GTCs and offer continuous improvement where appropriate.
  • Present data to internal and external technical groups.
  • Ensure compliance to Colgate-Palmolive, local and state guidelines related to Environmental Affairs, Occupational Health and Safety (EOHS), Quality and Regulatory requirements.


Required: Associate's Degree/College Diploma - MAJOR: Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry,
Biochemistry, Pharmacology or related sciences.

Preferred (Asset): Bachelor's Degree - MAJOR: Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry, Biochemistry,
Pharmacology or related sciences

1 +Years of Consumer Goods Industry Experience Required

1+ Years of Functional Experience Required

  1+Years of experience in quality control methods and compendia methodologies in consumer products or pharmaceutical industry.

 1+ Years of experience in routing wet chemistry and instrumentation. (i.e., titrimetric techniques, including potentiometric, coulometric, other
electrochemical determinations, etc.) Experience Preferred (Asset)



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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