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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:  Transportation Digital Transformation Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Nov 28, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 136541 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

The Hill's Pet Nutrition team is looking for a Transportation Digital Transformation Manager. We invite you to apply and become part of our incredible company!


At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and the best and brightest people. If you’re interested in work that matters, motivated by passion for pets, we invite you to apply.

Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering dedication to pet nutrition, Hills’ mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. Our decades of science and research guide us in crafting nutrition that’s ahead so pets and pet parents can enjoy every day together. As the US #1 Veterinarian Recommended pet food brand, knowledge is our first ingredient with 220+ veterinarians, PhD nutritionists and food scientists working to develop breakthrough innovations in pet health.

Hill's Pet Nutrition employs more than 200 veterinarians, Ph.D. nutritionists and food scientists who work every day around the world to build new products and improve existing ones that will help pets live a long, balanced and full life. Our vision is to make nutrition a cornerstone of veterinary medicine, while living our mission to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.


As the Transportation Digital Transformation Manager you will be responsible for supporting the operations and transportation requirements of plants, mixing centers, Hill’s distribution centers, cross docks and shuttles within their assigned geographic area of responsibility. You will also run opportunities to save costs, improve processes and enhance our digital footprint with any and all transportation systems and reporting databases. In addition, you will be responsible for communicating with Global IT, Customer Service, Customer Development, O2I, Supply/Network Planning, Hill’s Corporate Transportation, International, Warehousing, Fulfillment, Purchasing, Colgate Business Services (CBS), Center of Excellence (COE), 3rd Party Logistics providers and outside vendors.


What you will do:

  • Routing Guide updates & automation
  • Transportation Management (SAP TM9) Optimization and Improvements
  • End to End Visibility solution maintenance, carrier compliance, Network/Customer rollouts & benefits
  • Yard Management Systems (YMS) Implementation & improvements
  • Ryder Dedicated Fleet Management
  • CoMan Transportation Management and Solution Improvements
  • 4PL Implementation for CoMan and ongoing collaboration
  • Vacation, PTO coverage for others in Department
  • Supply Chain Digitization investigations, proposals, and implementations
  • Automated reporting – Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Dashboards
  • Special Projects as assigned


Basic requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related business field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Transportation or a related field


Preferred requirements:

  • Background in purchasing, IT and negotiation and/or distribution


Expected Areas of Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong IT/ Supply Chain Systems proficiencies
  • Organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in team environment
  • PC skills: Google Suite of products, Microsoft Excel and experience with SAP, R3 and TM9
  • Detailed understanding of supply chain operations and logistics
  • Experience combining digital applications with operational changes
  • Knowledge of Transportation Visibility and YMS systems

Salary Range $96,640 - $134,700 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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