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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:  Operational Excellence Site Coordinator

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 21, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 149347 - Etten-Leur, Noord Brabant, Netherlands

Join us as Operational Excellence Site Coordinator

Do you want to drive and lead Continuous Improvement initiatives based on the global Factory Performance and Reliabilty (W.C.M.) principles?


The Operational Excellence Site Coordinator is responsible for implementation and execution of the global Colgate Palmolive Factory Performance and Reliability (W.C.M.) program at the Etten-Leur manufacturing facility. 


You drive continuous improvement to the plant's targeted improvement goals by actively searching for improvement areas and bottlenecks using the tools and principles of continuous improvement (SMED, Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S and VW, RCA) available production data and plant capacity. 


Program implementation status and selected KPI's are regularly communicated by the Coordinator at regional and corporate levels. You lead and strengthen the team in various improvement initatives, team education and prioritization of continuous improvement opportunities. 


What do you bring? 

  • BSc or MSc in Engineering / Project Management or related field
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in a highly automated production environment 
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is a plus
  • Setting priorities and promote teamwork
  • Encourages creative thinking, sharing ideas and continuous improvement
  • Fluent in English (willingness to learn Dutch)


You will receive:

  • 25 vacation days and 13 ATV days with a competitive compensation package
  • Premium Free pension plan
  • Bonus
  • International working environment
  • Local and International career development 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 and HILL'S® Science Diet® 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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