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Colgate-Palmolive | Piscataway, New Jersey
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Job Description

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, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.


For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Location: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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The Global Information Technology (GIT) Organization invites applications for the position of Business Process Analyst – R&D Systems in our Global Development (GD), Global Technology team. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for learning about and experimenting with new, cutting edge technologies.  This role is part of the Global Development, Global Technology team within Global Information Technology, responsible for the development and rollout of IT solutions to Colgate’s Global Technology / R&D function.  Specific position responsibilties will include but are not limited to the following:


  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand strategic R&D objectives and determine how to apply technology to best support these objectives


  • Apply conceptual knowledge of business processes and technology to solve complex business process and procedural problems.


  • Understand cloud solution offerings and how they could be leveraged to meet requirements for R&D use cases involving imaging, big data and large scale dynamic computing/processing capabilities and how this should integrate with overall Global Technology data warehouse.


  • Develop functionality supporting Quantified Health solutions in conjunction with Emerging Technologies team - e.g. chatbots, voice command integrations, etc.


  • Collect and document requirements related to Formula Simplification process and design a solution to support and streamline this process including link to SKU Simplification.


  • Evaluate and lead implementation of new solutions to improve the collection and evaluation of external innovation ideas


  • Define and implement methodology for legacy data management/migration to the new OpenLAB system for GTC and plant lab rollouts.


  • Develop visualizations in Tableau to deliver:

    • Executive Dashboard to replace current BOBJ solution which has had to be removed from ourColgate due to ongoing issues.

    • S04 Compliance Dashboard to allow Global and local Quality teams assess risks and identify appropriate actions related to SOP document compliance.


The ideal candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment, always exploring and innovating to implement the best possible solution. Prior experience working with R&D / Innovation teams and/or with scientific instrumentation, cloud platforms is a plus.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Statistics, Science, Engineering or Business.

  • Minimum of 5 years in a technical IT role, developing, configuring and implementing business applications

  • 2 years experience working in ABAP and/or Webdynpro required

  • 2 years experience working in non-SAP development - Java, Javascript, C/C#/C++, Python

  • Prior experience with SAP developer tools and technologies

  • Strong technical, analytical, problem solving & conceptual skills

  • Ability to define, create, and complete a technical task with minimal guidance

  • Ability to adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals, and technologies

  • Ability to provide direction and mentorship to more junior technical resources  

  • Ability to prioritize multiple work assignments and deliver against deadlines

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms and translate complex business/scientific processes into system requirements

  • Good listening and collaboration skills to enhance project team effectiveness

  • Ability to work in with ambiguous requirements and identify appropriate stakeholders to resolved



  • Strong project management and facilitation skills

  • Working knowledge of consumer packaged goods industry

  • Understanding of Colgate’s processes, and tools supporting application development & project management

  • Experience working with cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure, IBM)

  • Experience working in an R&D / Scientific environment

  • Experience with SAP MM, PPM, DMS, Workflow, Recipe Management/ Recipe Development, UI5 and EHS

  • Working knowledge / experience with cyber security (particularly in relation to work with cloud technologies)


Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  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.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products company whose products are marketed in over 200 countries and territories globally. The Company operates its business through two product segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. Colgate's Oral Care products include Colgate Total and Colgate Max Fresh toothpastes, Colgate 360° manual toothbrushes, and Colgate and Colgate Plax oral rinses. Colgate's Personal Care products include Palmolive and Softsoap brand shower gels; Palmolive, Irish Spring and Protex bar soaps and Speed Stick and Lady Speed Stick deodorants and antiperspirants. Colgate manufactures and markets a range of products for Home Care, including Palmolive and Ajax dishwashing liquids, Fabuloso and Ajax household cleaners, and Murphy's Oil Soap. Colgate, through its Hill's Pet Nutrition segment, offers specialty pet nutrition products for dogs and cats with products marketed in over 90 countries globally. (Source: 10-K)

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