Kforce

Supply Chain Project Manager

3+ months agoSt. Louis, MO

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of a Supply Chain Project Manager in Saint Louis, MO.Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for project managing all Product Supply specific tasks (sourcing, final structure and graphics definition, change control, artwork execution, production tooling, all planning tasks, all validation tasks, product manual development, QA release, and the deployment); Assume overall project management ownership after Development Gate
  • Project manage all production site transfers, line extensions, bonus packs, and changes to existing products for a defined group of Brands as assigned
For all projects noted above, ensure that:
  • Project objectives are clearly defined and communicated
  • A cross functional team is organized
  • Technical, logistical, and supply chain requirements are identified
  • Meetings are conducted efficiently with agendas and timely minutes
  • Project timelines are developed and used as a tool throughout the project lifecycle
  • Project management related Synaps tasks are completed as required
  • Risks and contingencies are identified and communicated
  • Senior management is kept aware of project status, resource conflicts, and any project risks that arise
  • Identifies root causes and corrective actions for project deviations, including facilitating problem resolution between initiators and implementation teams
  • Responsible for the coordination and execution of packaging related licensing and trademark agreements partnering with Legal, Procurement, and others)
  • Principle PS point of contact for new product launch ideas for a defined group of Brands; Act as a resource and sounding board for the Marketing team when brainstorming or evaluating potential new products


Skills

  • BS/BA in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or other
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in an OTC, nutritional supplement, or other consumer products environment
  • Minimum of 5 years proven capability leading cross-functional project teams
  • Basic understanding of legal, regulatory and GMP requirements in an OTC drug and/or nutritional supplement environment
  • Proven experience in production planning, logistics, forecasting and/or procurement
  • Organizational skills necessary to plan, support, and lead complex projects
  • Ability to use Microsoft Projects, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."