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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  Customer Service & Logistics - Associate Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Feb 22, 2021
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 98541 - Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

Position:  Customer Service & Logistics - Associate Manager, Thailand

Location:  Bangkok, Thailand

Report to:  Commercial Manager - Hill's Thailand

 

Job Summary

  • The CS&L is responsible for providing Customer Service/Supply Chain management and support to the Thailand team, by using capabilities and expertise as it pertains to supply chain information, processes and systems with our customers.
  • The CS&L plays a leading role in the link between Order Management, Demand Planning, Sales Planning and the execution of the marketing grid to ensure alignment.
  • The CS&L is accountable for the Customer Service Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and working with the entire Supply Chain and Thailand team to improve results, including excellent service levels from the US business and optimizing in country inventories.
  • The CS&L generates growth and profitability opportunities for both Customers/3PL and Hill’s by working with our 3PL to reduce cost, improve customer service and implement process innovation.
  • The CS&L supplies to the ongoing development of standard methodologies across the Supply Chain and Customer Development organizations in Taiwan and ensures that collaborative Supply Chain initiatives are agreed, developed and executed with excellence.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

 

Task

  • “First Point of Contact” for Thailand Customer Service / Supply Chain contacts, so as to support initiative of “easy to do business with”.
  • Review Thailand replenishment requirements with Hill’s US (weekly).
  • Collate, review and submit Replenishment Forecast to Hill’s US (monthly).
  • Collate and submit Hill’s registration documents to KFA to ensure timely clearance of inbound shipments.
  • Communicate and work with Taiwan Customers and 3PL to achieve order fill objectives.
  • Respond to Customer requests, problems, and issues in a timely and professional manner.
  • Support & co-ordinate execution and communication of Activity Grid (including New Products, Transitions and Discontinuations).
  • Communicates proactively with Customers, 3PL and the local Hill’s team when supply execution issues are experienced to handle customer expectations.
  • Assist Hill’s in management and communication of slow moving and obsolete inventories (SLOB).
  • Lead SLOB & Product Damages Claims process. Produce weekly / monthly Reports, detailing performance metrics, inventory status and/or supply and obsolescence issues.
  • Participate in regular Reviews with local, regional and global Hill’s team. Act as an interface between Hill’s Replenishment, Customer Service & Logistics, Product Supply and other functions to find opportunities for continuous improvement or simplification of processes.
  • Establish relationships at multiple levels within the 3PL organization, and facilitate monthly operational reviews.
  • Work with all parties in an advisory/specialist/support capacity on supply chain initiatives. Seek input from Customers, 3PL and the local Hill’s team about their needs and expectations to continually improve Customer Service and Logistics.

 

Education/ Experience Requirements

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics or related.
  • Customer Service & Logistics, Sales, or Supply Chain experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (internal and external, all levels).

 

Expected Areas of Skills

  • Fluent in English and Thailand
  • Data entry experience.
  • Analytical Skills: should be able to quickly analyze and interpret data thoroughly in complex and changing systems.
  • SAP: working knowledge and experience of all SAP R3 & APO modules.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Lotus Notes.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Innovative and willing to continually drive process improvements.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills required.
  • Proven ability to optimally manage processes and projects.
  • Ability to think systemically and to identify and resolve problems.
  • Basic knowledge of the entire Supply Chain.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations effectively and maintain a positive attitude – this is critical in this role.
  • Good communication, telephone, and interpersonal skills.

 

Leadership & Functional Competencies

  • Analytical / Decision Making
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Consumer / Customer Focused
  • Give and Seek Feedback
  • Influence / Negotiation
  • Planning / Priority Setting
  • Promote Teamwork
  • Relationship Building
  • Results Oriented

 

Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships)

  • All areas and levels of Hill’s Customer Service and Supply Chain.
  • Thailand Finance, Marketing, Customer Marketing, Vet Affairs, Customer Development, etc.
  • External Customers, 3PL, Customs Broker, etc.
  • Hill’s International contacts – Australia, Europe, Singapore and US

 

Travel Requirements 

  • Expected percentage of travel: 5% to 10% (domestically)

 

 

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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