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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.

  • Managerial

  • 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