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  • Colgate-Palmolive (India)
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 2 - 5 Years
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Job Description:


Location Hodges, SC, US

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 74150 - Hodges, South Carolina, United States

The Chemist is responsible for performing chemical and physical testing on raw materials, work-in-process and finished product samples to ensure quality and safety of consumers

Responsibilities include

Under minimal supervision performs / reviews analytical testing of Raw Materials, Work-In-Process, Finished Products for product approval and releases
Performs physical and chemical testing in accordance with standard procedures, utilizing wet-chemistry and basic instrumental techniques
Maintains accurate, up-to-date and concise laboratory notebooks and records
Works as a member of the Laboratory Team to complete all required tasks in a timely manner
Understand and precisely follows Standard Operating Procedures, global methods, local methods and published standard or compendia methods ie USP, AOCS, ASTM
Provides training to employees on new and existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Provides support to the Operations personnel with analytical equipment and testing procedures
Capable of operating and performing basic troubleshooting on analytical instruments (HPLC, Autotitrator, Karl Fischer, NIR, UV-Vis and FTIR)
Responsible for daily/monthly instrument calibrations to ensure all instruments are working properly
Support laboratory equipment validations by executing or assisting vendors with Installation Qualifications (IQ), Operational Qualifications (OQ) and Performance Qualifications (PQ) protocols
Assist the manufacturing site with product, equipment, and Cleaning & Sanitizing (C&S) validations by performing all required tests in a timely manner
Participates on Out of Specification (OOS) investigations to collect the necessary samples and information to complete Laboratory Investigation Reports (LIR)
Supports, maintains and reviews data to identify trends and draw conclusions
Understands and applies basic laboratory safety instructions, reagent handling precautions, and disposal of chemical waste according to local environmental regulations



Associates degree in Chemistry with at least 2 years experience in an Analytical laboratory
Working knowledge and practical experience with cGMP and FDA regulations in a chemistry laboratory environment
Familiar with quality systems (ie Laboratory Investigation Reports (LIR), Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA), calibration, validation, change control, etc)

Good team player with strong relationship building skills
Communicate Effectively - Clearly and simply expresses ideas and concepts
Ability to gather relevant information efficiently and apply logic in solving problems and making decisions; using data to support recommendations; weighing risks and predicting benefits and costs
Ability to plan, prioritize and adapt to circumstances as needed
Results Oriented
Set a positive example for conducting business in an ethical manner, managing stress, and creating a pleasant and balanced work environment

Proficient knowledge of computer and computer software Excel, Word, Power Point, Etc
This position requires a 12 hour shift and flexibility across shifts to provide manufacturing coverage of 24 hours 7 days a week


Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related sciences major
2 years of experience in an Analytical laboratory
1 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetic or consumer products industries
Experience with common Analytical Laboratory instrumentation (ie HPLC, NIR, Autotitrators, Karl Fischer, UV-Vis and FTIR)

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, Toms 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 Hills Science Diet and Hills Prescription Diet

For more information about Colgates global business, visit the Companys web site at http//wwwcolgatepalmolivecom To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures oral health education program, please visit http//wwwcolgatebsbfcom To learn more about Hills and the Hills Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http//wwwhillspetcom To learn more about Toms of Maine please visit http//wwwtomsofmainecom

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities Please contact Application_Accommodationcolpalcom with the subject Accommodation Request should you require accommodation

Nearest Major Market Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market South Carolina
Job Segment Chemical Research, CAPA, Scientific, Instrumentation, Engineering, Management, Quality

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial, Consumer Durables/FMCG
Functional Area : Quality/Process Control
Role : Quality Control
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Jan 2020

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