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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:  Systems Integration Specialist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 23, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 136937 - Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States

A system integration specialist is responsible for managing, maintaining and acting as overall administrator for plants systems database, servers, software, hardware, networks, reports and associated applications. This involves working with controls and other information technology teams to plan strategies of execution without interfering with the organization's day-to-day activities. They develop plans and provide technical expertise to ensure the technical architecture is operational and secure throughout the integration process.




Core Responsibilities:


  • Manage the SQL Server database, other data servers and user security as an administrator


  • Create new insightful reports/dashboards using SQL, Google data studio, Tableau and maintain existing reports and dashboards.


  • Responsible for Manufacturing Server management, upgrade and updates in alignment with Colgate/Hill’s IT protocols


  • Backup Plant IT administrator in LAN administration task and on-call coverage.


  • Coordinate and develop plant KPI screens/dashboards


  • Assist and lead technological innovation development


  • Meet yearly plant and department objectives


  • Manage the Oracle database maintenance and security


  • Assist with Symach programming and troubleshooting


  • Coordinate SAP MII transaction monitoring, troubleshooting and maintaining reports integrity


  • Assist with plant system integration projects 


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








  • Associates degree or equivalent in engineering, data science, computer management, supply chain operations and/or IT or a related technical field.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, data science, computer management, supply chain operations, IT or related field preferred.





  • 2 - 6 years experience in similar database and dashboard administration  job

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Information Systems or similar field preferred

  • Computer hardware and software programming techniques

  • LAN, WAN, Networks / Networking

  • Data Integration tools and protocols

  • Minimum of two years hands on experience working with database administration, dashboard management and software management in a manufacturing environment




Areas of Knowledge:


  • Knowledge of SAP Business System interactions with database

  • Microsoft Desktop Computer Systems

  • Switched Ethernet, Multi mode fiber, CAT5/CAT6, Cisco Switches, LAN, WAN

  • Knowledge of Allen-Bradley, Siemens, ELAU & PLC Networks (Ethernet/Controlnet)

  • Support for Wonderware industrial automation software

  • Support Wonderware Industrial SQL

  • Front end tool development (Wonderware, VB, Java, HTML, SSRS Reporting Services)

  • Database maintenance and security

  • Microsoft Active Directory Business File Server,

  • Google Tools /DataStudio / Reports

  • Plant Floor Systems, MS SQL/Industrial SQL Server, 




Key Competencies:



Managing Database and Report Administration: 


  • Plant Administrator for SQL, Google data studio, Tableau, reports and dashboards.

  • Close collaboration with controls and operations to achieve plant objectives

  • Ensure data feeders and data flows are healthy at all times with 100% data integrity

  • Understands technical processes in the plant and give insightful solutions

  • Drive system integration projects and establish self as a key resource in a team

  • Self starter and customer focused



Server and System Architecture Management: 


  • Management and maintenance of database servers and associated architecture

  • Management and maintenance of report servers and associated architecture

  • Management and maintenance of dashboard screens, associated network and infrastructure

  • Ability to work with cross functional teams for updates and upgrades

  • Communicate and escalate system issues with Global IT team and ensure implementation of solutions in time 



Continuous Improvement: 


  • Selecting and applying continuous improvement tools to drive growth, profitability and people development.

  • Makes use of available continuous improvement tools for driving plant efficiency

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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