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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:  Electronic Technician Maintenance Lead

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 17, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 131381 - Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States

Join our team in Bowling Green, KY!


The Electronic Technician Maintenance Lead is responsible for leading the on shift maintenance team:

·          By serving as a primary conduit for information on technical and maintenance issues within and between the operations group.

·          By assisting in the development and infrastructure of the maintenance team such as providing training and coaching.

·          To decrease equipment downtime through high level troubleshooting.

·          To advance Planned Maintenance through leadership of FP&R initiatives.



  • Coordinate and lead on shift maintenance while performing normal Maintenance Tech III duties.
  • Functions as a technical resource and shift troubleshooting resource for operations and maintenance

    • Requires climbing, bending and crawling

    • Requires a high level of understanding in industrial control systems including PLCs, power distribution, pneumatics, drives, etc.

  • Directs maintenance crews to ensure repairs and PMs are performed in a timely and effective manner.

  • Conduct training for controls and electrical related systems for maintenance and operations personnel.

  • Ensure compliance with industry practices and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Document changes made to software and hardware (electrical and Process & Instrumentation prints).

  • Understand and comply with Hill’s policies, safety standards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety. Identify and report Food Safety issues to management.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • At least 5 years of plant maintenance experience or Technical/Associates degree or higher with 1 year of plant maintenance experience.

  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer - Microsoft Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, etc.

  • Ability to read and use electrical schematics.

  • Know, understand and interpret NEC regulatory requirements.

  • Ability to design and apply industrial power distribution and control circuits including 3 phase 480 VAC, 120 VAC and 24 VAC.

  • Ability to program and troubleshoot utilizing ladder logic programming for Allen-Bradley and Modicon PLCs.

  • Experience using multi-meters, insulation testers, laser alignment equipment, etc.

  • Be available to work on different shifts, rotating shift, 12 hour shift, and weekends as needed


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 and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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

Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green

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