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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:  Microbiologist (Temporal)

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jul 20, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160489 - San Jose Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico

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!


El objetivo de la posición Microbiologist es realizar y documentar los análisis microbiológicos de rutina como soporte al programa de control microbiológico.



  • Dar soporte a planta en la implementación y seguimiento del estándar de Control Microbiológico corporativo
  • Realizar los análisis microbiológicos de las muestras de producto.
  • Participar en las diversas investigaciones de falla cuando los resultados están en límites de alerta.
  • Colectar y realizar el análisis de datos.
  • Aplicar e implementar la metodología, así como realizar la interpretación de datos.
  • Mantener un sistema de calidad en el laboratorio.
  • Realizar en forma apropiada y segura la destrucción de residuos biológicos infecciosos generados por los análisis microbiológicos infecciosos generados por los análisis microbiológicos así como el envío de los mismos al área de confinamiento de residuos peligrosos de la planta.
  • Supervisar a un proveedor externo en la calificación de instalación, calificación de operación y calificación de desempeño de todos los equipos e instrumentos del laboratorio.
  • Mantener consistentemente en forma de clara y ordenada los registros de los análisis y controles del laboratorio.
  • Impartir cursos de capacitación sobre microwareness, buenas prácticas de manufactura, limpieza y sanitización.
  • Conocer y aplicar los estándares de calidad del sistema de calidad colgate y los estándares de Factory Performance y Reliability, según la matriz de responsabilidades y planes de implementación desarrollados



  • Estudios Universitarios en QFB, Bioquímico, Biotecnología, Químico o campos relacionados.                     
  • Experiencia 2 años en microbiología                        
  • Inglés intermedio-avanzado                        
  • Conocimientos en Google Suite - Microsoft Office                        
  • Conocimientos en Data Studio o algún otro dashboard
  • Deseables conocimientos en Augmentir, DOMO, LIMS y SAP

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.


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