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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:  Logistics Coordinator

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Apr 8, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 101470 - Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Location: Guildford, Surrey

Reporting to: Customer Service & Logistics Manager


Why Work For Hill's Pet Nutrition:

  • The learning & development opportunities: You will refine your commercial mind-set and continue to learn new skills working closely with a cross-functional team giving you exposure to all local market departments.
  • The challenge & variety: You will operate in a fast paced operational environment, directly impacting the day-to-day performance of the business, with personal accountability for your business.
  • The global experience: You will have the opportunity to work with global brands, participate in global strategies with potential to develop your career internationally.
  • The Hill's Pet Nutrition Values: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

Job Purpose

The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the logistics and warehousing operations across the UK businesses to meet the relevant Hill’s customer service standards. This includes working closely with our 3PL partner(s) to ensure efficient day-to-day operations,  co packing process and POP materials distribution.

The element of this role will be responsible for continuous improvement and best practice roll out in regards to system integration.


Main Responsibilities

Inventory Management

  • Daily Stock Reconciliation with the Warehouse
  • Receive Financial approval for Stock Adjustment
  • Review the results of Cycle Stock Counts
  • Manage scrapping of FG and POS Materials
  • Participates in Wall2Wall Count
  • Stock aging control
  • Inbound shipments tracking
  • Manage Returns & Claims with Warehouse, processes in System


Operational Control

  • Daily communication with the warehouse (booking transport, reviewing claims and customer queries)
  • Review EDI Flow, processes failed EDIs, ensures correct postings
  • Ensure proper setup of new SKUs in SAP
  • Drive continuous improvement re system integration


Cost Control

  • Validate WH and TRA Invoices vs actual expenses
  • Raise POs for WH, TRA


Support of Commercial Activities

  • Control supply and distribution of POS Materials
  • Work with Marketing to prepare instructions for local copacking
  • Coordinate copacking projects between Marketing and  to the WH
  • Posting of copacking activities in SAP


Personal Attributes

  • Analytical & data-driven with strong digital acumen
  • Problem solver with strong systems thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills.


Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Finance or Logistics
  • 3-5 years of experience in the area of ​​logistics, receipt or dispatch of materials
  • SAP R/3 Proficiency, preferably with EDI experience
  • Excellent computer literacy (Google Suite)
  • Broad experience within the following fields would be an advantage: consumer goods, customer development, manufacturing, customer service, logistics and/or finance


Leadership Competencies

Communicate Effectively

Result orientated

Promote Teamwork

Self-Awareness/Personal Impact


Functional Competencies

Leveraging systems and analytics

Effective Execution


Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships)

Does this position supervise: No

Reports to Internal work relationships: Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing and Customer Development

External work relationship: 3 PLs


Travel Requirements

Expected percentage of travel: Up to 5%


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 Colgate-Palmolive? 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.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

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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