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Commercialization Project Manager - Harvard, IL - Pets

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Commercialization Project Manager
- Harvard, ILThis is a full-time, Exempt position.Job Summary: As a Commercialization Project Manager in our CD&D department, you will play a pivotal role in driving the successful transition of pet food products from concept to commercial reality. You will work with cross-functional teams in the planning, execution, and delivery of new products, ensuring alignment with our business goals and adherence to deadlines.Responsibilities:Project Leadership: Serve as the new product development leader, working close to product developers and stakeholders to achieve project completion within strict deadlines, supporting overarching business goals.Schedule Management: Strategically plan and adjust project timelines to meet critical deadlines, ensuring smooth integration with other business activities.Cross-Functional Teamwork: Work closely with diverse teams (CD&D, supply chain, purchasing, manufacturing, and quality) on site, managing projects from start to finish while maintaining clear, consistent communication to hit milestones and deadlines.Process Adherence: Guarantee that every project follows the established new product development implementation flow, including the completion of pre-plant and post-plant trial forms, as well as process and product specifications.Visibility Assurance: Ensure CD&D maintains awareness of trial dates and first production runs, facilitating planning and resource allocation.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Project Management, or a related field.Demonstrated project management experience, ideally within pet food commercialization or R&D in related sectors.CPM or PMP is a plus.Strong communication and collaboration skills, with experience in handling projects across various locations.Skilled in using project management software and tools.Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to quality and deadlines.Key Success Factors And Competency Models:Action Oriented: The individual demonstrates a predisposition to planning and quickly engaging in appropriate activities when given a goal or task.Applied Learning: Capable of learning and correctly applying new job-related information in a timely manner. Absorbs and comprehends job-related information from both formal training and informal learning experiences.Clear Communication: Effectively expresses messages to others clearly and unambiguously in both written and verbal formats, including public speaking. Skilled in presenting ideas and information confidently and persuasively to an audience.Dependable: Can be trusted to meet deadlines, adhere to quality parameters, and fulfill action standards as provided.Independent Working: Exhibits independent work habits with an internal drive to achieve assigned tasks.Initiative: Takes action proactively without being asked or required; goes beyond job requirements; being proactive; takes prompt action to accomplish objectives.Innovation: Utilizes creativity and imagination to develop new insights into situations and applies novel solutions to problems. Generates new and unique ideas.Planning and Organizing: Effectively organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; establishes necessary sequence of activities needed to achieve goals.Team Player: Cooperates with others as a member of a group, balancing personal interests to achieve a common goal.Teamwork: Participates actively and contributes to team goals. Works cooperatively with team members, involves others, shares information as needed, and acknowledges team accomplishments.Time Management: Manages time commitments effectively to complete tasks correctly within stipulated timelines.Excited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. REF:78938BR

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