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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:  HR Coordinator

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 154841 - Castiglione delle Stiviere, Lombardia, Italy

Are you looking for a challenging job in HR, where you can really make a difference?


The Plant HR Coordinator is the to go to HR professional on site and responsible for dealing with all HR related requests and topics as well as Labor Relations on the site. The HR Coordinator reports to the HR  Director  Hill’s Europe Supply Chain (based in the Netherlands).

The HR Coordinator originates and leads HR practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The HR Coordinator coordinates implementation of services, policies and programs through HR staff and assists and advises coordinating team members about HR issues. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Partner with the local Management Team team on all HR related matters
  • Manage employee relations issues and ensure policies and procedures are consistent with global standards, the national contract and legislation
  • Coordinate and manage the relationships with employee representation and Unions
  • Develop HR processes and procedures and maintain existing procedures. Develop and implement company policies
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal and external Training and Development programs
  • Oversee the administration of plant processes, including  employee performances, salary planning, special events, awards, corrective actions and legal compliance.
  • Manage recruitment processes including conducting interviews, creating job offers , collaborating with recruitment consultants and onboarding
  • Provide general and specific HR guidance and advice to all employees
  • Maintain HR data accuracy in databases and systems, ensuring compliance with data protection laws
  • Support and monitor Performance Management and Development cycle execution. 
  • Identifies legal requirements and governmental reporting regulations and ensures compliance
  • Oversees and administers complex compensation programs. Analyze and modify services, benefits, policies and programs in compliance with legal and company requirements 
  • Implements HR  continuous improvement programs within the facility

What do you bring:
As a minimum a Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management or related field
A minimum of 5 years experience in Human Resources, preferably in a plant environment. 
Working experience with Union consultation and relationship building.
Up-to-date knowledge of Italian employment law and other compliance regulations
Experience with digital HR tools (i.e SAP SuccesFacors or similar)
Italian and English language proficiency


What do we offer:
A competitive salary and benefit package
An inclusive, ethical and caring work environment
Local responsibilities within an international team
Opportunities to really make a difference
Real career development and growth opportunities


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.

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