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Colgate-Palmolive PNC Logistics Technician in Topeka, Kansas

No Relocation Assistance Offered

# 158203 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Who We Are

Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!

Job Summary

This position exists to support the Hill’s Pet Nutrition R&D facility by assisting with all aspects of warehouse and inventory management of research materials; developing contacts with vendors to purchase commercially competitive diets; developing compliance with Hill’s Corporate, United States, Global Regulatory, and Quality Standards. Works under general supervision of all on-site departments, and direct supervision of Test Management and Logistics, Specialist.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executes all aspects related to testing material inventory management at PNC

  • Develops and Manages all aspects of research sample management supporting; Product Development, Implementation & Support, Research & Development and Global Quality Nutrition & Claims

  • Maintains and executes operating procedures ensuring compliance with various regulatory agencies

  • Annual Audits of Hill’s Pet Nutrition Center SOP’ related to USDA permits, maintaining ongoing compliance

  • Performs regular inspections of Logistical Operations ensuring compliance with Colgate Palmolive EOHS and quality standards supporting a culture of safety and quality excellence

  • Maintains finished product warehouses; cleans, sweeps and monitors for pests; maintains professional appearance in work area

Basic qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED with 3+ years of related industry experience in Warehouse Management, Procurement, Shipping and Receiving.

  • Current valid forklift certification or prior forklift experience.

Preferred qualifications

  • 5+ years of related industry experience in Warehouse or Inventory Management, Procurement, Shipping and Receiving

  • 5+ years of experience working in Research environment, Regulatory Compliance related to International shipping permits and logistics

  • Commercial Driver License (CDL)

  • Strong computer skills (SAP, Google Suite, and PAWS)

  • Critical attention to detail and Ability to multitask

Physical Functions

  • Walk unlimited distances each day

  • Bend at waist 90 degrees and flex at knees 120 degrees

  • Wear required personal protective equipment, including foot and fall protection

  • Ability to bend and kneel as needed to perform the functions of the job

  • Exposure to both cold and hot work environments both inside and outside the facility

  • Ability to walk and be on feet at least 80% of the scheduled work shift

  • Ability to work in standard office environment

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Range $48,000 - $66,000 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.

  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements

  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually

  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually

  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year

  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

Our Commitment to Sustainability

With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here (https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/content/dam/cp-sites/corporate/corporate/en_us/corp/locale-assets/pdf/colgate-terms-and-conditions-2023.pdf) .