GNC Project Manager, Global Product Development in PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania
Responsible for overseeing project management & process management of products in development & pre-development pipelines for GNC private label products. Responsible for the training, development and supervision of directly reporting team members in regards to project management and processes of the department.
Manage all aspects of Product Development Projects & Tasks, including supervision of team members.
Ensure work is accurate, on time and fulfilling the goals of the department and company.
Provide guidance/training, trouble shooting and career development where applicable
Project Management & Process Management: Products in the pipeline
Create project timelines & prioritization measures and ensure projects meet all requirements
Track & report project status to all cross functional partners as needed
Conduct cost analysis
Facilitate every step in the process (project initiation, formulation review, quote approval, assist with flavor testing/approval, packaging specifications, label/artwork review, quality control review, shipment/transportation)
Continuous follow up & communication on project status
Seek to develop improvements to processes or create processes where applicable
Pre Development: Raw Materials and New Product Concepts
Oversee processes & workflow for pre-development functions
Communication & Reporting
Oversee timely & accurate completion of executive reports requested by Director on weekly and monthly basis.
Conduct vendor meetings via phone conference to obtain project status
Conduct internal meetings to report project status to the internal customer
Maintain accurate records of project details
Inform management immediately of any interruption/delay of the project’s timeline.
Create & circulate necessary reports to various business units
All other duties as assigned
Responsible for supervising multiple projects.
Responsible for supervising a team of employees.
Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Art, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required
Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
8+ years of business experience plus proven ability to supervise/manage subordinates and provide guidance/training
8+ years of specific experience in project management/ product development for private label consumer packaged goods
5+ years in a leadership role (direct or indirect)
Prior managerial/supervisory experience preferred
Interest in health and wellness products and lifestyle
High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
GNC Holdings, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer