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Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Bowling Green, KY, US

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 70865

If you’re interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply for our Operations Team Leader position at our Bowling Green, Kentucky manufacturing facility.

 

The Operations Team Leader (OTL) is responsible for forming, developing, and coaching the operating team in a values driven, performance-based environment. The OTL also leads the team to achieving key performance indicators and daily performance goals, coordinates activity between shifts and departments and keeps the plant informed about operations performance on a regular basis.  The OTL coordinates the activity of up to 35 operations and maintenance team members, gathers data & identifies a daily strategy which maximizes product quality & productivity and facilitates troubleshooting of production problems on a timely basis.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for meeting or exceeding work safety standards according to the published Hill's and Colgate Safety Policy.
  • Coordinates team training/activities regarding GMPs, quality, sanitation, maintenance & productivity.
  • Facilitates a problem-solving environment that values and rewards team member involvement.
  • Coaches team to handle daily activities such as timekeeping, vacation, overtime, & attendance.
  • Help teams translate business needs into daily operations.
  • Work with teams to increase innovation, technical expertise, analysis, and problem solving skills.
  • Utilizes continuous improvement methodology to drive performance goals.
  • Participates in equipment commissioning to insure effective operationalization and transfer of technology.
  • Benchmarks best practices from existing Supply Chain facilities.
  • Leads by exhibiting Company values and the Principles of Managing with Respect.
  • Mentors, champions, and delivers key training initiatives to build team social, business and technical skills.
  • Support implementation of Quality Assurance and Food Safety initiatives.
  • Ensure personnel adhere to Hill’s policies, safety standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices, including Quality Assurance and Food Safety.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be proficient with the following computer programs:
    • MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to work any shift, weekends, or holidays and be on call.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical field such as Engineering, Industrial Electronics, Electronics Technology, or Business related field.
  • Previous SAP experience.
  • Lean Six Sigma certified.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience.
  • 2+ years manufacturing experience.

 

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


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