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Project Management Lead (Hybrid)

Company: Nestle
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position Summary:Are you ready to join a high performing team?Our operating company, Business Growth Solutions LLC., is currently seeking a Project Management Lead. This position will report to the Operations Strategy Manager, with primary responsibilities to coordinate all activities ensuring the flawless implementation of new projects (Idea-to-launch), as well as the maintenance of our product portfolio from introduction to discontinuation while also managing the substitutions.Responsibilities:

  • Drive current / future projects by implementing & coordinating all the necessary steps for example:Process definition and agreements with suppliers and customers, Master Data implementation (material, vendor, customer), configurations and testing
  • Own & regularly review all project timelines agreed with the Project leaders / Business managers and identify critical milestones to be revised during the project execution. Communicate & highlight any risk which could lead to launch delays
  • Maintain the SKU portfolio updated from activation to discontinuation in coordination with suppliers, customers, mandators, demand/supply planning and customer service
  • Lead the Inter-Market Supply Product Briefs with Quality, Regulatory and Supply Chain from Supplying and Receiving parties, from initiation to finalization. Review markets requirements, challenge and agree on expected output.Ensure markets requirements are fully met with suppliers. Create actions plans and track
  • Collaborate with Inter-Company Value Chain, Regional Business Services, and IBM to obtain support in implementing configurations for all operational streams (Customer Service, Physical Logistics, Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement)Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related discipline , or 5 years of equivalent experience
    • 3+ years' experience in relevant operational experience in one or more or a combination of the following areas: Project Management, Master Data, Physical Logistics (Material Handling and Transportation), Customer Service/ Exports, and Demand & Supply Planning
    • Experience with Direct to Consumer (DTC) practices and software platforms
    • Experience with SAP, strongly perferredSkills:
      • Project Management skills
      • Highly organized with strong time-management skills
      • Ability to manage conflict and drive resolution
      • Flexibility and adaptability to perform in a fast paced and dynamic environment
      • Focused on results, proactive, ability to anticipate
      • Excellent oral and written skills
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across different functions and organizations
      • Takes independent action and works autonomouslyRequisition ID#220068It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle, Arlington , Project Management Lead (Hybrid), Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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