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Colgate Palmolive Operations Manager in Kansas City, Kansas

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country

# 115783 - Kansas City, Kansas, United States

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, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply!

The plant will be located in Tonganoxie, KS - just 15 minutes away from Kansas City and Lawrence.

Our Operations Manager is responsible for the overall successful management of production areas, this will be accomplished through active involvement and development of work teams, appropriate coaching and feedback, effective resource utilization and visible team leadership. Leadership role includes day to day operations through Team Leaders, as well as continuous improvement processes and programs through Area Leaders.

What will you do?

▪ Lead continuous improvement for plant processes, asset utilization, and operation efficiency.

▪ Drive improvement in team performance through effective communications to all levels of the Operation team.

▪ Further and develop productive partnerships with Engineering, EOHS, and Quality Systems department.

▪ Effectively manage employee relations and performance management issues in coordination with Human Resources.

▪ Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives in EOHS, Quality, and Factory Performance and Reliability to enhance business performance.

▪ Provide leadership vital for the development of salaried and non-exempt salaried employees in an effort to promote a well-trained, highly motivated workforce.

▪ Support Environmental Occupational Health Safety (EOHS) initiatives.

▪ Support the Quality initiatives that will support effective implementation of new product start-up; on-time completions of bi-annual Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) review with teams; and Quality audit preparation initiatives.

▪ Implement the standards of Factory Performance & Reliability (FP&R) within the teams, with focused emphasis in regards to People Capability, Visual Workplace, Autonomous Maintenance and Continuous Improvement.

▪ Assist the plant to achieve Fund-the-Growth (FTG) Savings by decreasing total labor costs and active participation in the plant FTG conceptualization session.

▪ Support implementation of Quality Assurance and Food Safety initiatives. Ensure personnel adhere to Hill’s policies, safety standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices, including Quality Assurance and Food Safety.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • At least 10 years of dynamic Supply Chain experience.

  • Proven experience in Production/Operation management, as well as project or process engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Previous experience or demonstrated understanding of the Quality function.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA.

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 http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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

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 http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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

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