Project Manager - Food Commercialization - Food Mfg experience is a must!

Established food manufacturing company seeks experienced project manager with food commercialization experience

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • $85,000 - $95,000
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A bit about us:

Our client is a leading custom manufacturer of high quality prepared frozen foods, serving customers in the branded retail, private label and foodservice sectors.

Why join us?

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Company-paid holidays
and more!

Job Details

The Project Manager is responsible for the development & commercialization of assigned projects. They will serve as the point of contact between, customer, sales and the internal team to ensure team actions remain in synergy.

  • Responsible for leading minor and major projects from concept to commercialization
  • Primary customer contact and liaison during the project
  • Facilitates meetings
  • Contributes to the cost analysis of the overall project
  • Manages, coordinates, and facilitates all aspects of the project with all departments of the internal team to ensure customer goals are in alignment with business objectives
  • Effectively communicate program status or updates to leadership, prepare stage gate review information, facilitate stage gate approvals
  • Identify critical business needs, Go-to-Customer requirements, drive efficiencies in business processes and systems to ensure commercial success
  • Characterize, resolve, or escalate commercialization issues
  • Effectively translates customer's requirements internally
  • Alerts appropriate parties regarding potential issues/changes from the original plan
  • Characterize, resolve, or escalate commercialization issues
  • Works with sales to complete any necessary customer onboarding paperwork
  • Coordinates the trials, first production runs and post reviews
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or related field, Biology, Chemistry or equivalent experience and 4+ years of professional experience in Commercialization or Project Management roles
  • Experience in a food manufacturing or processing environment.
  • Excellent Project management and organizational skills: ability to manage multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills; must be confident and at ease dealing with a variety of personalities, both internally and externally; must be a facilitator, and have conflict resolution skills. Must be able to develop strong business relationships with individuals serving as part of the project team, internal and external resources, and customers
  • Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written as well as presentation skills
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple, and sometimes conflicting, priorities as well as multiple tasks/projects simultaneously while meeting company’s commitments including project deadlines, quality, budget, and customer expectations; must have the resiliency to work extended hours, when required, specifically for proposal responses with specific time deadline
  • Must have advanced computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, etc.)
  • Must be available to travel (minimal need)
  • Knowledge of TraceGains and/or Genesis

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Los Angeles, CA
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$85,000 - $95,000