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Sr. Supply Chain/Logistics Project Manager

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Grand Island
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Project Manager-Grand Island, NY

Local (preffered) or remote-25% to 40% travel domestically and internationaly
This position is focused on Supply Chain and Logistics projects as opposed to IT focused
Sucessful candidates will have a manufacturing background and continuous improvement
PMP strongly preferred
The Sr. Project Manager manages and coordinates various high visibility and cross functional projects programs for Biologicals and Chemicals Division (BCD) Operations. Projects range in scope across BCD Operations; covering process development & improvement, and IT systems implementation. The PM will be responsible for managing multiple concurrent projects that will range from requirements, project charter, scope, deliverables, budget, and management of all projects related activities from initiation through project closure.

  • Responsible for providing data and input necessary for proper project prioritization as well as managing the full project life cycle (initiation through project closure).
  • Coordinates inter and intra divisional projects on behalf of BCD Operations
  • Responsible for managing project scope, deliverables and communications to stakeholders which will include executive level reporting and presentations.
  • Work with the project and finance teams to establish project financials including capital and expense cost estimates and project benefit financials. The PM will work closely with functional managers to select project team lead members through the project life cycle to successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Deliver large scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Shape and define the scope of the project in collaboration with sponsor and/or senior management
  • Apply project and portfolio management tools to deliver against project plans (e.g., PPM Pro, SmartSheet, etc.)
  • Act as a strategic thinker with the ability to manage a cross functional ecosystem of stakeholders, with the keen ability to influence without authority
  • Act as a change champion for short-term and long-term strategies with the ability to convert business objectives into strategies and initiatives. Champion change
  • Develop and lead the execution of change management plans, including functional training and internal/external communications
  • Communicate milestones and critical path activities effectively, delineate responsibilities and identify risks
  • Establish a communication schedule (operating mechanisms) to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project


    • Minimum required education: Bachelor's Degree
    • MBA preferred.
    • PMP Certification


      • 5-8 years of project and program management and/or PMO experience
      • Broad knowledge of Operations or in-depth knowledge of supply chain, sourcing, distribution or logistics
      • Demonstrated knowledge of and PPI practice using Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques to improve processes

        Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

        • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
        • Ability to efficiently organize forums and coordinate communication
        • Excellent communication skills for structuring ideas in a clear and concise manner
        • Strong ability to effectively communicate with and present to Senior Leadership
        • Strong proficiency in MS-Office tools (specifically, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint)
        • Able to lead change effectively and frequently
        • Ability to travel up to 35%

          Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. As one global team of 100,000 colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation, and support patients in need.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Buffalo , Sr. Supply Chain/Logistics Project Manager, Professions , Grand Island, New York

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