Supply Chain Projects Manager
December 30, 2021
About the job
The Supply Chain Project Manager is responsible for executing and managing a portfolio of complex projects related to supply chain execution and New Business lines. This individual will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure project completion, adhere to timeline and scope requirements, and successfully execute programs while communicating regularly to internal and external stakeholders.
Defines, plans and coordinates work teams including coordinating the activities of cross- functional teams by leading through influence to ensure project timelines are met.
Leads collaborative project review meetings to highlight significant updates, assessing risks and risk mitigation plans while providing project status to key stakeholders.
Mobilizes and motivates effective project teams; communicating effectively across teams and groups; reprioritizing as necessary to address changes in the business and/or shifting needs.
Manages projects through to completion ensuring on-time delivery and maintaining overall project ownership to assigned projects.
Develops timelines, and ensures progress to plan, as well as tracks and communicates critical project achievements and/or risks.
Works with cross-functional teams to identify, prioritize and lead projects or activities as well as develop baseline financial metrics to document savings of identified projects / initiatives.
Acts as a primary point of contact for designated projects facilitating project update meetings, and written communication and reports to inform stakeholders of progress.
Uses designate process mapping, tracking and assigned tools for project life cycle management to meet business needs.
Ensures time and resources align with business prioritizes and objectives and escalates project risks to manager as appropriate.
Addresses problems through risk mitigation and contingency planning and presents solutions and/or options to Senior Operations Manager and other key stakeholders, ensuring effective implementation of solutions/changes.
Deliver results for each project through leadership and partnership with cross-functional teams and by working directly with various stakeholders across the Company.
Drives process improvement, and adherence to company project standards for assigned projects
Build and maintain good relationships with all business customers, colleagues, vendors/partners and consultants.
Recommend strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements.
Schedule and facilitate meetings necessary to coordinate and manage projects and other related business requirements.
Build constructive business relationships with all stakeholders, including 3rd party vendors.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
2-4 years’ experience in Project Management leadership in a supply chain related field Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
PMP (Project Management Professional) certification preferred
Must be proficient in MS Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Power BI, Microsoft Project, SharePoint and Microsoft Teams
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
Ability to perform under pressure in a very fast paced, complex, and dynamic environment
Experience with Innovation projects, product commercialization, stage gate methodology and business execution projects.
Project management experience with Procurement, Production, Supply Planning and Scheduling
Effectively communicate and influence positive results.
Experience documenting/designing business processes, performing business analysis, and requirements definition
Strong organization and prioritization skills with the ability to manage a high volume of projects simultaneously
Ability to project manage and work on multiple assignments concurrently
Resourceful self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity