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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:  Technical Engineering Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Feb 4, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 155381 - Hustopece, Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic

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!


Technical Systems Manager

Join a multinational team and make a real difference in the lives of pets and their owners!

Hill's Pet Nutrition, a part of Colgate-Palmolive, a global leader in pet food manufacturing, is looking for a talented and experienced Technical Systems Manager to join its team in Hustopece, Czech Republic. This is a challenging and rewarding role with a high degree of responsibility. You will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of equipment and buildings projects, overseeing the maintenance and electrical/control departments, supervising packaging engineering, and initiating and driving continuous improvement activities.


What you'll do:

  • Oversee the implementation of equipment and buildings projects

  • Oversee the maintenance and electrical/control departments

  • Supervise packaging engineering

  • Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities


What we're looking for:

  • An university degree in engineering technical specialization

  • Master degree in technical area (preferred) 

  • +5 years of experience in project management/engineering with production management experience in the field of feed/food production

  • Excellent English skills (written and spoken)

  • The ability to work effectively in a multinational environment


What we offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment

  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement

  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of pets and their owners

  • The opportunity to work for a company that is guided by the Colgate-Palmolive Values of Caring, Global Teamwork, and Continuous Improvement



- very attractive bonus
- 5 weeks of vacation
- company car also for private use
- meal tariff and company canteen
- contribution to pension plan and life insurance
- discount prices of company products – Colgate Palmolive and Hill’s
- contribution to English language courses
- company gym
- sick days
- dental benefit
- Cafeteria
- flexible working hours


Hustopece is a beautiful and historic town with a rich culture, a variety of recreational and sporting activities to enjoy, and a low cost of living compared to other parts of Europe.

To learn more about the Colgate-Palmolive Values, please visit our website:,


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
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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