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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:  Graduate Trainee

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Feb 1, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 157989 - Taguig, National Capital Region (NCR), Philippines

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!


The Experience

As a Graduate Trainee, you'll receive hands-on experience and training to develop your skills and prepare you for leadership roles in the future. You'll work alongside talented and experienced professionals who are dedicated to mentoring and guiding you throughout the program.


We're seeking individuals who are motivated, ambitious,  have a thirst for learning and willing to take on various commercial roles. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a passion to contribute and make a positive impact. If you're ready to be part of a dynamic team that's making a difference, apply now and let's build a brighter future together!


Our ideal GT candidate will need to have:

  • Academic excellence.  Fresh graduate with outstanding academic performance and proven leadership experience; preferably a business-related degree holder.

  • Ownership and Accountability. You have the ability to motivate yourself and your colleagues to achieve a common goal. Able to lead by example and take ownership, communicate effectively, and make sound judgments.

  • Strong Passion for Learning. You have a hunger for knowledge and are eager to learn new things to continually improve your skills and abilities.  You are curious and able to ask the right questions that will expand your skills and broaden your perspective.

  • Adaptability and Agility. You thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, adapt to changing circumstances, and are comfortable with ambiguity. You learn quickly and apply that knowledge in practical ways.

  • Inclusive and Caring. You work well with others and are able to collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders. You can communicate effectively and respectfully and are willing to work for the good of the team.

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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