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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:  Quality Documentation Specialist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 18, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 159871 - Castiglione delle Stiviere, Lombardia, Italy

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Job Summary

For our Hill's Pet Nutrition facility in Castiglione delle Stiviere, we are looking for a Quality Documentation Specialist. The Quality Documentation Specialist is responsible for managing the site documentation management systems and ensuring all documentation standards, records, SOPs, and documented processes meet company and regulatory requirements. This position will be responsible for writing, implementing and training new or modified quality programs/processes. This role will support documentation and communication of continuous improvement programs such as management of change, corrective & preventive action and customer complaint reporting.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for maintaining site quality documentation management system(s) and ensuring compliance to applicable regulations and internal requirements.
  • Conducts periodic reviews / audits of the documentation management systems in accordance with internal standards / requirements
  • Supports the site quality team in the assessment of compliance against internal Global Quality  & Food Safety Standards. 
  • Support the execution of the Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) programs 
  • Supports customer complaint management program and helps facilitate preventative control implementation
  • Supports internal site Management of Change (MOC) program and helps track closure and completion of projects
  • Supports Quality team during internal or external audits
  • Leads Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) program and trains staff as needed
  • Supports product release process to ensure all documents related to production are reviewed for all finished product release criteria
  • Supports closure and verification of findings received during Internal and external audit programs



Education/ Experience Requirements

Qualifications include:

  • Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Microbiology, Biochemistry or related field
  • Proficient Knowledge of HACCP, cGMPs, and SPC
  • 1+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • English and Italian speaking proficiency
  • Excellent attention to detail




Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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