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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:  Administrative Assistant

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 17, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 154221 - Kansas City, Kansas, United States

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. If you’re interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply.


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. Our decades of science and research guide us in creating nutrition that’s a step ahead so pets and pet parents can enjoy every day together. As the US #1 Veterinarian Recommended pet food brand, knowledge is our first ingredient with 220+ veterinarians, PhD nutritionists and food scientists working to develop breakthrough innovations in pet health.


We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and enthusastic Administrative Assistant to support the Hill's End-to-End (E2E) Supply Chain organization. The Supply Chain (SC) Administrative Assistant will provide program/process coordination to Hill's E2E Supply VP, Hill's Supply and Demand Leads and other functions within the E2E SC group. The SC Administrative Assistant will identify and implement new ways to help the assigned function(s) become more efficient and productive and will be responsible for maintaining a variety of department programs, processes, projects, and databases that require ongoing assistance. The Supply Chain Administrative Assistant will connect the dots and convert complex material into effective communications.


What you will do:

  • Complete administrative work applying judgement and in-depth knowledge of organization and policies/procedures, department’s activities and terminology
  • Coordinate & support communication strategy plans and execution using digital tools, training materials. Partner with cross functional teams to create projects
  • Coordinate selected departments programs and projects to ensure the projects deliver against planned milestones and timelines within the supported function/s
  • Create purchase orders; set up new vendors, reconciles discrepancies with invoices, and follows up with external vendors as needed; Serve as the expert and first point of contact for eBuy (internal system for purchasing and invoice processing)
  • Support various initiatives including group travel, large meetings event coordination, new hire office set-up / virtual support, troubleshooting issues, handling of confidential and proprietary information, expenses report management for function leaders, calendar coordination, conflict resolution, etc. Prepare background materials (Powerpoint presentations, flyers, newsletters etc.) and take notes for departmental meetings
  • Serve as a power user for systems/software used by function(s) (SAP, Google Drive Tools, Virtual Meetings, etc.) in order to assist the department in using technology to improve processes and projects
  • Provide overall administration for, perform research on, and extract data from electronic databases and other sources using query tools and/or search engines
  • Handle confidential data requiring the utmost sensitivity and discretion


Required Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree
  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar administrative role, ideally in a corporate environment


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree



Salary Range $48,000 - $69,300 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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