Reser's Fine Foods

  • Project Management | New Product Launch Project Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
  • Recipe for Success

    Recipe for Success

    Reser's Fine Foods is one of the nation's premiere manufacturers of high-quality refrigerated foods including deli salads, side dishes, chip dips, tortillas and Mexican snacks for families across the United States and Canada. Reser's manufactures thousands of products! Some of our brands include Reser's, Mrs. Kinsers, Don Pancho, Baja Café, and Stonemill Kitchens. You will see our mouth-watering products in supermarkets, restaurants and local outlets across the nation!


    General Summary

    Provide project management, oversight and direction to ensure successful completion of assigned new product & key company projects. Collaborates across functions for approval, planning, and execution to ensure planned results are achieved on time and with the desired return on investment.


    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    1.Defines and develops project plans and timelines to ensure operational efficiency.

    2.Manages projects through to completion ensuring on-time delivery, and maintaining overall project ownership to assigned projects.

    3.Develops timelines, and ensures progress to plan, as well as tracks and communicates critical project achievements and/or risks.

    4.Drives process improvement, and adherence to company project standards for assigned projects.

    5.Acts as a primary point of contact for designated projects facilitating project update meetings, and written communication and reports to inform stakeholders of progress.

    5.Uses designate process mapping, tracking and assigned tools for project life cycle management to meet business needs.

    6.Ensures time and resources align with business prioritizes and objectives, and escalates project risks to Director as appropriate.

    7.Tracks and reports on financial impacts for assigned projects accordingly.

    8.Addresses problems through risk mitigation and contingency planning and presents solutions and/or options to Director and other key stakeholders, ensuring effective implementation of solutions/changes.

    9.Defines, plans and coordinates work teams including coordinating the activities of cross-functional teams by leading through influence to ensure project timelines are met.


    Job Specifications

    1. 5+ years of experience in project management leadership
    2. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
    3. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline
    4. Must be proficient in MS Office products including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
    6. Ability to perform under pressure in a very fast paced, complex, and dynamic environment
    7. Strong organization and prioritization skills with the ability to manage a high volume of projects simultaneously
    8. PMP certification preferred
    9. Prior food manufacturing experience highly desired.


    Working Conditions

    1. Office environment with occasional site visits to plants.
    2. Occasional travel – less than 10%
    3. Flexibility for evening and/or weekend work as business needs require

    Great Benefits

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with match, wellness programs, paid holidays and vacation time to name few!


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