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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:  Product Owner - Hill's to Home

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 3, 2021
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 114558 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Job Summary

This role is responsible for leading the business direction for the Hill’s to Home cross-functional product team .Key responsibilities include business leadership of the platform roadmap and user experience, merchandising and content management, and ensuring operational excellence.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Product Direction and Leadership


  • Provide business leadership into the agile sprint planning prioritization process.  
  • Articulate the business strategy and guide the product roadmap to maximize growth.
  • Create business input into requirements to ensure efficiency and quality of implementation.

User Experience


  • Work closely with UX Design team and the Dev Team to provide input into and approval of Vet Portal UX / UI.
  • Identify UX opportunity areas and champion their resolution.

Merchandising & Content Management


  • Collaborate cross-functionally to keep portal content updated and merchandised on point with latest learnings and trends.
  • Manage on-platform execution of new SKUs, SKU changes, and SKU discontinuations


Operational Excellence


  • Partner with key cross-functional stakeholders to consistently provide an excellent experience to VHCT and pet parents.
  • Lead cross-functional team to manage any Hill’s to Home fulfillment issues, particularly Out of Stock challenges.
  • Work closely with the Hill’s to Home Customer Service team to ensure that the platform enables them to efficiently deliver outstanding service, partner with them on service-related end user communication as needed.
  • Keep Hill’s to Home what’s new, FAQ and training materials up-to-date.



Education/ Experience Requirements

  • Basic qualifications include: BS/BA with 7+ years of experience in product management, marketing, or a commercial role; strong analytical skills.
  • Preferred qualifications include: MBA,experience working closely with development teams in an agile methodology, experience with eCommerce platforms

Expected Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Ability to work effectively across functions, channels, and categories to align priorities, solve problems, optimize resources, and drive effective execution
  • Able to manage multiple projects, balancing many deliverables and timelines with an understanding of their relative priorities
  • Capable of understanding technical complexity and developing clear requirements for developers
  • Understanding of UX / CX principles
  • Strong analytical skills; able to extract insights from large datasets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate level (or greater) Excel / Sheets (including comfort with pivot tables & vlookups) & Google slides (slide design principles, animations)



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.

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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