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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:  Supply Network Design Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Oct 29, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 145903 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Supply Network Design Analyst


Responsible for  product sourcing initiatives that include but are not limited to: designing the network strategy for NA product sourcing for existing and new products, managing regional and leveraging global capacities, to deliver the best service, seeking savings opportunities in product sourcing to help drive regional FTG (Funding the Growth) program and developing supply chain contingency plans for business interruption. Support the BDG/MYR process with plants and consolidate divisional position, developing standardized controlling processes and implementing on the sites. 


Key partners are Hill's North America and Global Supply Chain Organization, Global Marketing & Innovation Team (GMIT), Science & Technology (S&T), Product Safety, Regulatory & Quality (PSRQ), and Customer Service & Logistics (CS&L).



  • Capacity Management - Review plant capacity and capability to support future business growth. 
  • Contingency Planning – Work to develop and implement contingency plans for North America division that are actionable in case of a catastrophic event and interruption in the supply chain. 
  • Funding the Growth (FTG) - Compile reports and/or presentations on regional savings projects (FTG / Reimagined). Ensure savings are captured and reported correctly
  • Product Sourcing: Support the development of sourcing strategy for new product launches and product source changes to deliver lowest cost supply structure while aligning with commercial needs and best service. This involves direct involvement with sourcing studies and coordinating new product launches to ensure smooth manufacturing startup and timely supply of goods
  • Compile reports and/or presentations on Regional Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Global reporting 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of process improvements in the areas of data analysis, reporting, and communication


Education/ Experience Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical/economics related field (engineering, logistics, supply chain, procurement, R&D, or other related field), 
  • Experience: 2+ years of Supply Chain experience with focus in Manufacturing, Packaging, CS&L, Procurement, Engineering and/ or product development.


Required Skills 


  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Coordination and autonomy to keep track of Project’s KPIs 
  • Leadership and capability to drive changes 
  • Demonstrated project management skills and is able to work in virtual teams 
  • Practical experience with plant and/or product cost structures, SAP and BW 
  • Possesses strong mathematical skills and is able to analyze large amounts of complex data to formulate conclusions and recommendations 
  • Demonstrated strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills 
  • Proficiency in Google Suite (Sheets, Slides and Docs)


Preferred Skills


  • Working knowledge of higher level analytical and reporting tools (SmartSheets, Minitab, Google data studio, Tableau, Domo or similar)
  • Leadership Competencies Relationship Building:  Establishing trust; initiating and developing long-term relationships and networks as a key priority.
  • Influence/Negotiation: Developing an environment that facilitates cooperation; seeking mutually beneficial solutions; persisting in the resolution of important issues.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Works effectively other functions; Shows ability to communicate clearly, simply and effectively




Salary Range $68,880 - $96,400 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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