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Colgate-Palmolive Sr. Operations Specialist in Kansas City, Kansas

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country

# 151198 - Kansas City, Kansas, United States

About us:

At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of families with pets through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition most promising the 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.

About the role:

You will be in charge for driving operational design improvements that increase business growth and efficiency of operations for the Customer Development Organization. This role will focus on driving harmonization, integration, continuity, quality and usability to change of Field Team processes, tools and resources. This includes understanding and identifying business needs and then support tools and platform exploration, evolution and implementation (such as call planning & scheduling tools, data sharing a partnership). This position will partner with Territory / District Managers and PCVs (among other team members) to further enable the Field Team's analytical capabilities through a diversity of training and education methods targeted at sharing standard methodologies, simplification and time savings. Leading key projects and initiatives will be incumbent upon understanding the business, knowing the operational and technical landscapes, resolving timelines, leading expectations and then driving to deliver innovative & efficient solutions. The position will be empowered to use a variety of leadership, communication, operational and analytical skills to act as a key business doer while providing vital information required for the execution of key strategic decisions.

What you will do:

  • Explore the needs of the CDO Field Team and figure out the best way to craft processes and tools to fulfill needs.

  • Partner with customer development to gather specifications for developing operational and analytical solutions.

  • Collaborate with Field Digital Training Manager to lead a strategic approach to providing system and tool training for the Field Team

  • Lead and complete initiatives through resource alignment, handling timelines and resolving appropriate tools and processes.

  • Provide operational leadership and analytics for a variety of customer and portfolio initiatives.

  • Aligns with all policies and standards

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 5 years professional experience

  • At least 2 years in an operational setting bringing to bear processes and mechanism to innovate, develop, and implement solutions to evolving business challenges This includes applying process and committed analytics to key business needs while ensuring information is optimally and efficiently delivered to business partners.

  • Customer Selling or Marketing experience.

  • Ability to understand and fully use features and functionality of various technologies to fix and establish new methods and procedures and to improve business processes

  • Ability to prioritize, lead and influence others to drive operational efficiencies

  • Leading Change

  • Driving Innovation

  • Analysis/Decision Making

  • Business and Financial Analysis

  • Cross Organization partnership

  • Category Management


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Business, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Analytics, Engineering, Information Technology, or Finance.

  • Master's Degree MBA or Masters Degree in relevant field. 2 to 3 years proven track record with the CDO Organization. Project Management Experience or the ability to demonstrate strong operation knowledge and process.

  • At least 1 year Project Management Experience or the ability to demonstrate strong operation knowledge and process.

Salary Range $88,800 - $131,250 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 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.