Project Manager, Product Life Cycle - Garden Grove, CA

 

Firm is a dynamic sales platform that provides unique products and services for both businesses and consumers in the cannabis industry.  We are a dynamic and fast paced team working in an industry that is moving exceptionally quick. You will thrive in this environment if you seek a role where you want to have direct influence over the growth of our company, have an eagerness to learn, be a team player and willingness to be proactive.  If so, we want to hear from you!

 

Job Summary

This individual will be responsible for the management and optimization of all aspects of customization projects. Responsible for developing collaborative relationships across various internal functions, expected to have a quickly ramp-up on the end-to-end processes and provide structure and oversight all new customer initiatives related to customized projects.

 

Receives Direction From:

Director of project management

 

Provides Direction to:

Vendors and suppliers

 

Examples of Essential Functions:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Project management

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to develop process/project plans, being the liaison between Sales and Operations.

  • Project management and process expertise to estimate, schedule and track projects; (proactively course correct projects that get off track).

  • Communicate project status updates to various project stakeholders, including team members and executives. Synthesize a multitude of issues into a clear, concise and focused message. Present with confidence and brevity.

  • Work with business stakeholders and process owners to identify most efficient path to project resolution. Manage and mitigate project risks that could impact on time and on budget delivery

  • Manager/owner mentality, entrepreneurial drive, and proven ability take ownership and influence others.

  • Development, maintenance and facilitate Project Charter and Project Management plan

  • Demonstrable capability to negotiate requirements and decisions effectively across a diverse range of teams and to lead through influence, negotiation and availability of resources and cooperation on programs

Continuous improvement

  • Address issues with root cause, corrective action and implement long term solutions

  • Support, develop, and manage work instructions, documentation, and corrective action plans as part of continuous improvement model

 

Qualifications Guidelines

 

Education/training/experience:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience. Minimum of 5 years of project management experience, PMP- Project Manager Professional Certification is required

Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate well with all levels of the organization English.

2+ years of relevant work experience in supply chain, procurement, product development, inventory planning, finance or related field with an emphasis on program management.

Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects. Established project management skills. Adaptable / Flexible - being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances

Understands Team value and has ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change

 

Knowledge of:

  • Lean Experience, Kaizens, Workouts, Process mapping, improved productivity

  • Team value and has ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change

  • Organizational skills, with ability to manage competing priorities

  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

 

Physical Standards:

  • This position requires frequently sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and handling/grasping. Must have finger dexterity, ability to use keyboard key.

  • Reach, stoop and lift office files, records or reports, typically weighing 20 pounds or less.

                                                                                          

Travel:

Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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