Supply Chain Project Manager

Corporate Monroe, Michigan Neosho, Missouri Dayton, Tennessee Siloam Springs, Arkansas


Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for leading teams to deliver CI project(s) that span across one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, and financials and adhere to stage gate guidelines throughout the full project life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery. Has overall responsibility and authority for planning, directing, and coordinating activities pertaining to the CI projects that have been assigned.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage a portfolio of projects that can span across the entire Supply Chain
• Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
• Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for several initiatives simultaneously
• Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
• Report on project success criteria results to the Core Team and to Project Stakeholders
• Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
• Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
• Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
• Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings
• Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, issues and status reporting.
• Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
• Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, executive overviews and project stakeholders.
• Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and stakeholders
• Coach, mentor, motivate and provide guidance to project and program team.
• Ensure projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
• Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices
• Other duties as assigned


SCOPE & IMPACT: This position is responsible for leading projects that impact manufacturing all supply chain operations
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field with 4-6 years of relevant experience, or equivalent.
• PMP Certificate preferred
• Good leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
• Proficiency using Microsoft Project
• Competent in estimating, planning, tracking and reporting project status, while managing change requests and project scope
• Track record of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines
• Excellent facilitation skills in a team setting
• Strong attention to detail
• Travel: Up to 35%

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
• Understanding of the overall furniture supply chain and associated processes
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and independently


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None. May oversee the work of others as part of a project.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Office environment / no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.

CORE ATTRIBUTES:
Communicate Transparently
Lead the Team
Impact and Influence
Deliver Results
Coach and Develop

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled:
La-Z-Boy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our practice to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. All employment decisions and related entities will be made on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It is our policy and commitment to ensure equal opportunity is provided in all employment opportunities and practices, regardless of race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. La-Z-Boy is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail [email protected] or call (734) 242-1444. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under law, please CLICK HERE.