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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:  Project Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Nov 16, 2022
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 137233 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people and their pets? What about having the opportunity to connect with others
across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?
If this is how you see your career, Hill’s is the place to be!

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is a multi billion dollar, global division of Colgate-Palmolive Company and the maker of Prescription Diet,
Science Diet, and Healthy Advantage brand pet food. Our mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships
between people and their pets by providing the best leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products, and expertise to pet owners,
veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally recognized Best Place to Work.

• Develop all aspects of project management; project definition, project planning, capital expenditure management, and
technology transfer associated with capital projects, new materials, and new products conferring with management. • Support the
design, specification, installation; start up, troubleshooting, and improvement of equipment and systems. • Develop and maintain
specifications, technical documentation, and procedures for processes and equipment which are consistent with Factory
Performance and Reliability goals and support Quality and Safety Standards. • Serve as primary resource to the operations and
quality team for issues involving design, process changes and equipment modification by soliciting feedback and driving
continuous improvement. • Accountable for ensuring compliance with Colgate-Palmolive, local, state, and federal standards and
guidelines related to Safety, Quality, and Regulatory. • Develop new insights and drive innovative engineering and processing
solutions to reduce costs and improve process capability and quality. • Engage stakeholders in design decisions to ensure
projects satisfy quality, cost, service, and environmental health and safety criteria, and manage third party contractors and
engineering design firms effectively. • Develop, validate, and transfer factory standard operating procedures associated with new
products, packaging, and process improvements. • Collaborate with suppliers, internal stakeholders, procurement, and engineers
on plant floor systems controls. • Integrates with Corporate IT and GIT to ensure alignment on information technology systems. •
Drive the company values and principles of managing with respect in all daily business affairs. • Other functions that may be

What you will do
• Performs other duties as assigned
• Complies with all policies and standards

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree In Engineering, Food Science or related Technical field
• At least 5 years Of Functional experience in Manufacturing
• At least 2 years Of Project Management
• Working Knowledge of Production Processes and Control Systems
• Working Knowledge of Quality Standards
• Working Knowledge of Environmental Occupational Health and Safety Standards
• Teamwork Orientation with excellent Interpersonal and team skills
• Strong Technical Communication Skills
• Able to Support a 24 hour Operation including weekends and holidays based on project demands

Salary Range $96,400 - $108,000 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.

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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