Project Manager in Vancouver, WA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

As a project manager you will be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation and completion of projects, while remaining aligned with strategy, internal processes, commitments and goals of the organization.

Additional responsibilities will include managing and supporting various company projects, research and analysis, preparing deliverables, meeting coordination and administrative tasks as assigned.  

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Proactively manage projects by using critical project management thinking skills, including but not limited to, maintaining established scope of work and development of project plan, facilitating collaboration and communication between cross functional teams, managing timelines for project tasks within defined project management software, including mitigation of risks as necessary, reporting, ensuring goals are tracked and met, and effectively coordinating activities with project team.  Collaborate in project scope development, identify required resources and deliverables.
  • Present reports to leadership team on progress as well as problems and solutions
  • Generate and present project status dashboards to aid in management decision making
  • Assist with the identification, retrieval, manipulation, and analysis of data necessary to make decisions to support strategic initiatives and ongoing program management activities
  • Identify process and performance improvements to commercialize products more efficiently
  • Assist management and leadership team with other special projects and requests as necessary
  • Coordinate and lead cross functional team meetings including but not limited to providing meeting agendas and recaps, conflict resolution as needed and providing concise and digestible communication
  • Identify resource gaps and make recommendations to management team
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with team members
  • Works closely with external vendors and plays key role in commercialization accountability
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Perform risk management and influence decision making to minimize project delays

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field, MBA a plus
  • Experience:  Minimum 3 years project management experience. 
  • Minimum 6 years of overall combined manufacturing, engineering, logistics or planning experience in a leadership role at consumer products company

Specific skills: 

  • Experience using SAP, PLM/PPM, Tableau, Smartsheet, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides and Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.  Blueridge or JDA  planning system knowledge is a plus. 
  • Track record of motivating individual contributors to succeed in a demanding, fast-moving, and growth-oriented atmosphere. 
  • Proven project management, problem solving and organizational skills. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with a proven record of building relationships and collaborating across multiple operations and corporate support functions.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.