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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:  Warehouse Regional Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 147063 - Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Job Summary
The Regional Manager is responsible for managing warehouse operational processes at multiple locations as well as ensuring product distribution to cross-dock locations. This includes managing the relationship with Customer Fulfillment, Field  Sales, Manufacturing, International, Logistics Planning, Vendors, Transportation, Quality, Regulatory, and 3 rd party warehouse providers at each location. The position also includes monitoring and maintaining domestic and international regulatory  compliance in his/her region.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • (10%) Communicates with 3PL supervisors and management on all aspects of day-to-day operations and expectations.
  • (10%) Responsible for attainment of planned operational budgets for each warehouse and cross-dock location in assigned region. Monitors and troubleshoots KPI attainment issues in area of responsibility.
  • (05%) Manages relationships with Third Party Providers and sets expectations for daily activity of employees. Manages relationships with Property Management Companies Including lease terms and all facility related issues.
  • (15%) Allocates and secures warehouse resources through 3PL contracts (on a temporary or permanent basis), ensures infrastructure meets the needs of the business and manages relationship with 3PL to ensure their services meets requirements set by  Hill’s Customer Fulfillment, Quality, CDO, and Logistics Planning to achieve world class customer service. Collaborate with Manufacturing, International, and Transportation to solve Supply Chain issues.
  • (05%) Maintains procedures and records kept by facility to achieve compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and internal audits. Ensures compliance with domestic and international regulatory requirements and communicates required information to all impacted parties. Monitors electronic data submissions by each warehouse location to ensure compliance with the Bioterrorism Act of 2001.
  • (15%) Maintains proper control procedures at each location to ensure the safety of company assets. This includes the responsibility for warehousing compliance to Colgate/Hill’s Global Quality Standards and procedures.
  • (20%) Oversees warehouse technology for the region, to include EDI, WMS, and Vocollect voice recognition software and hardware, which includes developing improvements, implementing required processes changes, testing of new systems/upgrades  addressing Hill’s specific needs, identifying root causes of issues and liaison with IT for resolution. This includes being available as needed to respond to 3PL warehouse locations for SAP and other system related issues during all service hours.
  • (10%) Identifies and implements Hill’s/Colgate Warehousing Best Practices across warehousing network. Works with Hill’s plants and 3PL providers to implement processes to reduce Total Supply Chain Damage.
  • (10%) Implements and executes continuous improvement projects in order to achieve operational cost reduction opportunities for Hill’s and 3 rd Party Providers

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.

 

Education/ Experience Requirements
Basic qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience in Logistics, Supply Chain, and/or Finance
  • Proficiency in technical tools / software, such as SAP, TM9, WMS, Google Tools and Microsoft Office programs.

 

Expected Areas of Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly motivated with strong analytical/problem solving
  • Strong Business and Process Management skills
  • Experience in Supervising and/or Developing others is required
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP
  • Strong PC skills: Microsoft Word, Excel; Google Tools
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems.

 

Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships)

  • Field Customer Fulfillment
  • Area Customer Service Mangers
  • Plant and Transportation Personnel
  • IT Personnel
  • Manufacturing Personnel
  • Demand Planning Personnel
  • Quality & Regulatory Personnel
  • 3PL Warehouse Providers
     

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 http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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