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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:  Regional Sr. Manager, EHS & Sustainability

Travel Required?:  Travel - 50% of time
Date:  Jan 5, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 150894 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

The Hill's Regional Sr. Manager, EHS & Sustainability is responsible for the success of the Hill's Division EHS and Sustainability strategies, programs and performance. The incumbent will develop, implement, and drive continuous improvement strategies in all areas of EHS ensuring all relevant federal, state, local, and company standards are met. The manager will also develop, implement and communicate the division’s Sustainability strategy aligned to the company’s 2025 Sustainability strategy.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the Hill's EHS and Sustainability strategy 
  • Drive compliance with federal, state, local and company policies and standards
  • Champion the company EHS Audit program 
  • Drive safety and environment risk assessment and develop appropriate controls
  • Foster a safety driven culture across all Hill's sites
  • Develops and reports key performance indicators (KPI’s) to provide the necessary visibility, accountability, and transparency to the Supply Chain Leadership Team and other key stakeholders
  • Drive reduction of serious incident-fatalities (SIFs) and potential incident-fatalities (pSIFs), closure of audit findings, actions from focused assessments
  • Lead and support the development of the EHS staff across the division, including onboarding new EHS leads
  • Ensure sites are fully utilizing Company digital EHS solutions including but not limited to the Colgate Human & Organizational Performance (HOP) system
  • Influence manufacturing leadership teams to create a safety culture
  • Provide technical EHS and leadership training to EHS, operations, engineering, and other site team members
  • Provide support when there are regulatory issues, consens, violations
  • In-conjunction with the site Leadership Teams and HR, develop onboarding plans for new EHS site leads.



  • BS degree in Engineering, Technology, Safety, Environmental Management, Industrial Hygiene, or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in an EHS manufacturing
  • Proficient in compliance management of OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations
  • Full knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and reporting requirements including Process Safety Management, waste characterization, Serc reporting and air permitting.
  • Understanding and competence in corporate or facility sustainability


  • Experience leading multiple manufacturing sites
  • Pet or human food manufacturing experience
  • Certified Safety or Industrial Hygiene professional
  • Digital EHS platform skill




Salary Range $136,000 - $178,500 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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