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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:  EHS Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 20, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 151170 - Emporia, Kansas, United States


Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people and their pets? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?

If this is how you see your career, Hill’s is the place to be! 


Hill’s Pet Nutrition is a multi billion dollar, global division of Colgate-Palmolive Company and the maker of Prescription Diet, Science Diet, and Healthy Advantage brand pet food. Our mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets by providing the best leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products, and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally recognized Best Place to Work.



As the EHS Manager, you will be responsible for the safety and health of plant employees, as well as the community and environment. The EHS Manager will ensure the plant is in compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory agencies.



What you will do

•    Responsible for all aspects of safety and environmental issues. Ensures compliance with all government and company standards and practices and leads the plant EHS programs

•    Identifies, designs and implements EHS related projects and responsible for ensuring corrective action is taken for all EHS issues

•    Supports facilities energy improvements, developing and implementing efforts to reduce carbon footprint

•    Serves as primary liaison for plant EHS issues between government agencies and corporate

•    Conducts EHS training

•    Manages plant Emergency Preparedness Program and ensures plan integrity

•    Manages all internal and external inspections and audits

•    Promotes continuous improvement within all teams by transferring knowledge that has been acquired through formal and informal training to all Hill’s employees

•    Accountable as the standard owner for EHS processes and programs by meeting or exceeding Colgate, Hill’s and regulatory established EHS standards

•    Support implementation of Quality Assurance and Food Safety initiatives

•    Ensure personnel adhere to Hill’s policies, safety standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices, including Quality Assurance and Food Safety

•    Performs other duties as assigned

•    Complies with all policies and standards



Required Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, industrial hygiene or related field 

•    At least 5 years 5+ years of increasing EOHS responsibilities with full knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and reporting requirements including waste characterization

•    At least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing supervisory role 

•    Working knowledge of EPA and OSHA regulations

•    Proficient in Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Gmail 



Salary Range $96,640- $141,435 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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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