The Clorox Company Associate Project Manager, Product Supply in Brampton, Canada
Associate Project Manager, Product Supply
caree ropportunity with Clorox Canada!
Clorox is a global CPG company with leading brands that have become household names: our namesake bleach and cleaning products; Green Works® naturally derived cleaning products; Pine-Sol® dilutable cleaner; Kingsford® charcoal; Hidden Valley® and K C Masterpiece® dressings and sauces; Brita® water filtration products; Glad® bags, wraps and containers; Burt's Bees® natural personal care products and Renew Life®, a leader in digestive wellness. We manufacture products in more than two dozen countries and market them in more than 100 countries.
To learn more about our products, please visit http://www.clorox.com/ and for corporate information, please follow the link http://www.thecloroxcompany.com/
The Associate Project Manager will bring a consumer new product initiative or changes to existing products to the Canada market, via managing the cross functional aspects, timelines, and Start of Ship (SOS) deliverables. He / She will lead projects from initiation (charter) through Start of Ship (SOS) and close out, employing a stage gate process and will lead cross-functional teams (interaction with marketing, sales, R&D, finance, supply chain and others as needed).
Works closely with Supply Chain Lead partners in the US based teams via import of products from the US Clorox businesses.
Delivers complex and value creating projects (time constrained, category complexity, share gaining) for new products and/or significant cost savings.
Organizes the cross-functional activities to ensure completion of the project/product on schedule on budget and within charter constraints.
Ensures the development of risks & contingency plans.
Implements contingencies as needed.
Challenges team assumptions for clarity and congruency.
Pushes category leadership teams to make key decisions timely.
Is considered a key business partner and leader by neighborhood stakeholders.
Role requires the ability to operate in a virtual team environment with cross functional members in different time-zones and locations.
Support top-line, margin, and/or share growth by leading challenging and new product initiatives (imports from US, rapid responses, cost savings projects)
Develop and maintain a high performing organization of enthusiastic owners through active listening, challenging, direction setting, coaching, and execution.
Decision making and team influence through data analysis, facts, and critical assessment
Proactively drive process and stage gate steps, explicitly declare breakdowns and achieve related goals for those areas of responsibility
Work on system activities, set up, resource planning (PPM)
5+ years leading Supply Chain / Product Supply commercialization projects
Strong business and project leadership skills, assertive and diplomatic, self-directing, able to manage up and down the organization without authority, willing to hold others accountable.
Excellent communication and listening skills.
Bachelor's degree required (engineering/technical degree preferred), MBA preferred
Broad industry experience with a preference for Consumer Packaged Goods
A Broad Functional knowledge (Legal, Regulatory, Manufacturing, R&D, Finance and Accounting, and Marketing).
Knowledgeable in stage gate process and Project management practices (a certified, professional project manager is desired)
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled