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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:  Working Student (m/f/d) - Customer Service & Logistics

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Sep 3, 2023


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. 



Job Purpose

You will become part of the Customer Service and Logistics team supporting us in daily operations and projects. We are mainly responsible for demand planning, order processing and warehousing management in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Playing a key role in demand and supply planning and communication you will have cross team interactions with internal and external partners.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Assist to ensure accurate and timely communication of portfolio transitions between Marketing, Key Accounts and internal CS&L functions through daily & weekly process
  • Support delivery of project to simplify portfolio management
  • Assisting the Demand Planning Team in delivering the targeted KPIs
  • Support delivery of project to launch an eShop
  • Support the Team to providing daily inventory availability reports and advising on availability dates
  • Review and analyze stock inaccuracies and guarantee accurate stock alignment between SAP and the warehouse management system based on available information among stakeholders
  • Cooperate with warehousing team to improve logistics processes
  • Conduct project-related and ad hoc tasks, in particular in connection with continuous improvement projects and peak management


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.




Education / Experience Requirements

Basic qualifications include:  

  • Currently enrolled at a University in a relevant field of study
  • Good numerical, analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Microsoft office applications
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good knowledge of the total supply chain process
  • Effective communication across different functions within the company
  • The ability to analyse complex issues and make appropriate decision
  • Fluent English and German



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.



Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 


For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit


Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

No Relocation Assistance Offered

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