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 Project Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Project Management
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 11, 2018
Job Location:
5055 Satellite Drive, Unit 1 & 2
Mississauga, ON
L4W5K7

 
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Job Description

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Project management leadership of new product/offering commercialization projects for all channels.
  • Responsible for directing and managing project scope, planning and implementation consistent with established project priorities.
  • Execute projects utilizing common processes and metrics established by the Program Management Office (PMO).
  • Support ConAgra Business Strategy through delivering multiple projects on time.
  • Ensure proper application of project management tools, Stage Gate models and prioritization Prepare and maintain project status within PMO Tools (Accolade).
  • Provide risk assessments on project – identify and outline mitigation steps with team leads and functional owners.
  • Lead project teams in identifying, defining, and resolving system and business process problems, distinguishing between symptoms and root causes.
  • Coordinate and support cost build-up, material set-up/readiness, scale-up efforts and launch/post launch metrics. .
  • Work closely with R&D, Co-Manufacture, Market Development, Sales, Brand and Supply Chain functions to drive the top and bottom line.
  • Provide regular status reporting, milestone progress on the overall projects.
  • Provide risk assessments on project – identify and outline mitigation steps with team leads and functional owners.
  • Additional duties as required.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Food Technology, Business Administration, or related field
  • PMP or working towards certification
  • 3+ years project management experience in manufacturing/supply chain environment.
  • Exposure to new product commercialization and start-up procedures.
  • The position requires strong project and influence management skills to lead cross-functional project teams without direct reports relationship.
  • Demonstrate an ability to resolve conflict and to provide decisive, respected leadership.
  • Highly collaborative leadership & communication style; communicate effectively with both functional and technical partners in written and verbal forms.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Strong problem solving aptitude.
  • Excellent communication skills - both formal and informal with the ability to communicate within all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and recommend solutions

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor. ConAgra Foods is committed to working with and providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. We will make a determination on your request for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi, Conagra Brands considère les postulants qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard à la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire. Conagra Brands s'engage à travailler et offrir des accommodements aux individus ayant des handicaps. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance ou si vous avez des besoins spécifiques pour votre emploi, vous pouvez transmettre votre demande par courriel à Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. Nous prendrons en considération votre demande d'accommodement au cas-par-cas.

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