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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:  Plant Systems Integrator

Travel Required ?:  No Travel

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 87955 - Emporia, Kansas, United States

Job Summary


Lead plant systems integration projects, training of operations and engineering teams and system troubleshooting and maintenance.


Main Responsabilities


  • Execute all plant systems projects in area of expertise (SAP or Wonderware) in the assigned plant.  Provide the technical expertise to configure, maintain and troubleshoot all plant systems at the assigned plant.
  • Provide guidance and training to plant operations to foster utilization.
  • Enforce standards that ensure global consistency of manufacturing and integration systems.
  • Establish and maintain close relationships with the regional IT SSO and ISM teams.
  • Establish and maintain close relationships with the plant leadership teams, engineering teams, plant operations teams and quality teams.
  • Actively participate in the global plant systems integrator’s network.


Basic Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Engineering or Information Technology or related technical field 
  • At least 2 years of experience with engineering, supply chain operations and/or IT Supply Chain 

  • Experience with manufacturing operations and core processes
  • Experience in Wonderware manufacturing software or SAP manufacturing applications
  • Experience in Wonderware manufacturing software such as:
    • Wonderware Archestra
    • Wonderware MES
    • Wonderware InBatch
  • Experience in SAP usage and SAP Transactions such as:
    • Production Orders
    • Production Confirmations
    • Material Movements (Goods Receipts and Goods Issues)
    • SAP Quality Management
  • Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), preferably using Microsoft SQL Server and SQL reporting services.
  • Knowledge of Tableau
  • Basic understanding of:
    • Production Planning and Scheduling
    • Inventory Management
    • Planned Maintenance Concepts
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC) Concepts
    • Plant Floor Control System Concepts
  • Operational Excellence Standards and Expectations:
    • Factory Performance and Reliability (FP&R)
    • EOHS Standards
    • Quality Standards/Regulatory Requirements
  • Plant Metrics such as throughput, Operating Efficiency (OE), unplanned downtime (UPDT)
  • Ability to configure and test plant systems
  • Proven track record of project management


Prefered Qualifications

  • Working Knowledge of Allen Bradey PLC programming
  • At least 5 years of experience with engineering, supply chain operations and/or IT Supply Chain 


Required Competencies


  • Teamwork and Collaboration - Must have strong interpersonal and training skills, must be able to support and nurture both in local and global networks.
  • Analysis/Decision making - Analyze problems and decide on appropriate course of action to resolve problems.
  • Effective Execution - execute projects on time and with required functionality
  • Planning / Priority Setting - be able to set priorities in an always changing manufacturing environment
  • Relationship Building – critical functional relationships must be established with IT, FP&R, quality, plant operations and the Regional Plant Systems team.
  • Influence / Negotiation – must be able to influence supply chain management to ensure
  • systems approaches are aligned with supply chain functional needs

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: Emporia
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita

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