Assoc Project Mgr
SUMMARY: This position provides overall Project Management responsibility for assigned sustaining innovation projects and cost savings opportunities that contribute to business growth and efficiencies. Responsibility also includes providing project management support to existing product changes. Leadership skills in working with a cross-functional team through roadblocks and issues that would impede progress are required. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simulatneously. Excellent written, verbal communication and interperonsal skills to influence across business units as well as effectively coordinating external and internal resources. The successful candidate will champion best in class project management. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Conducts project meetings with cross functional teams to achieve scope and ensure business objectives are met on time and within budget. Build project plans using MS Project and WBS structures, able to clearly outline objectives, timing and risks Communicate and align key resources at all levels of the organization on assigned projects. Demonstrate best in class Project Management techniques. Support training events on project management ideally suited for Tyson Foods Act as resource to project team who need project management help or information. Elevate issues to manager to keep projects on track. Report out key project management metrics to various functions and levels Periodic travel may be required QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree in business, engineering, food science, marketing or other related discipline. Formal certification in Project Management (from PMI or equivalent Project Management Association) a plus. 2+ years experience as a project manager or similar role, delivering projects in CPG or related industries. Experience with commercialization of new products and changes to existing products is preferred. Strong faciliation skills and success completing projects on-time and within budget. Experience in managing and driving change within a matrix organization. Solid PC skills using Microsoft Office products and MS Project, able to generate graphs, presentations and charts.To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.Apply for this job.