PROJECT COORDINATOR

Business Development Elk Grove Village, Illinois


Description

PROJECT COORDINATOR
(Hybrid Schedule)

Miracapo Pizza Company, a frozen pizza co-manufacturer, is seeking a Project Coordinator for our Business Simplification Team.  The PC works closely with the Commercialization Team, planning and executing new item launches, modifications to existing items, and coordinating project tasks within defined processes to meet deliverables.  The purpose of this role is to ensure the continuity and efficiency of each project from start to finish.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Implement project plans as defined by MPC project team.
Lead project teams, ensuring Finish Goods are manufactured to product specifications.
Work with all functional areas to ensure project targets are being met.
Evaluate potential problems and technical hitches and develop solutions under the guidance and mentoring of Commercialization Manager
Implement team goals and support planning, project schedules and new information
Manage project-related paperwork by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly filed and stored

COMPETENCIES

Experience or general interest in food manufacturing and packaging
Strong attention to detail, collaborative team player with problem-solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills working with all cross-functional teams
Strong overall computer skills in Microsoft Office
Ability to travel between company facilities to work in office, lab or production facilities
Active participant to learn the unique features of various production locations and customers
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

QUALIFICATIONS

Associate degree or equivalent experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
2 years food industry experience
2 years of assistant project management experience in food manufacturing preferred

DIMENSIONS

The Project Coordinator will have responsibility for projects in all Miracapo manufacturing facilities. Some travel to Gurnee and Elk Grove Village, Illinois will be required. 
This position follows corporate guidelines for hybrid, remote and in-office work schedules.
Home office for this position is Elk Grove Village.

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Miracapo Pizza Company recruits, hires and promotes the most qualified individual, without regard to race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. All employment decisions are administered in a non-discriminatory manner and consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.