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Project Coordinator (NPD)

Onset Technologies LLC
San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Description- Project Coordinator NPD (SF)

Location- San Francisco- Onsite

Duration- Full Time Employee

Project Coordinator - New Product Development - San Francisco, CA

The Role

Based in San Francisco and reporting to the Dir Project Management - NPD, the role will be responsible for managing end to end support for new product development + commercialization projects within the overall company portfolio to ensure on time, on budget and on strategy execution. In addition, this role may be responsible for supporting the implementation of process improvement initiatives and other initiatives as prioritized by the business. This is a pivotal role that ensures speed + innovation remain a core competency + that the team is focused, energized + on-track to meet the objectives of our product launches. This role ensures all projects are effectively executed, stakeholders are kept informed, and team members are kept prioritized, focused, and on-track to meet the objectives in our busy/competitive environment. This position will require working on multiple projects simultaneously.

Areas of Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-functional teams in new product development + commercialization (NPD) involving either formula or packaging changes
  • Measure + publish team performance, project status, + metrics. Identify, mitigate, + communicate project risks. Facilitate decision-making, arbitrate impasses, remove barriers to drive project progress
  • Assist in the development of project scope of work, cost estimates, schedule, work plans, and resource requirements as part of planning phases of the project life cycle
  • Set project timelines and key milestone dates. Ensure teams meet milestone, critical business, + customer dates.
  • Manage and track projects through our PLM + PM tool systems (timelines budgets, strategy, project documentations)
  • Support evolution of NPD process. Ensure process + tools are understood + applied by cross-functional teams within project.
  • Regularly update relevant stakeholders about the progress of projects, potential risks and mitigation plans. Act as "the voice of reason" at executive-level steering committee for product launch + scope decisions.



  • 2+ years experience leading and managing project teams in new product development, from inception to launch, in a highly collaborative and dynamic business environment
  • BA or BS degree in business, engineering, or related field
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPG experience strongly preferred
  • PMP or other certification a plus
  • Ability to lead and motivate a cross-functional team with successful collaboration: be strong enough to voice dissent but flexible enough to bring the team to consensus
  • Excellent communication / presentation / collaboration / customer service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work within tight timeframes and deadlines
  • Stamina, character, sense of humor, proactive approach and work ethic appropriate for a fast-paced, team-oriented, growth company
  • Technical skills and understanding: Data analysis and problem-solving capabilities, familiarity with formulation and packaging test methodologies
  • Outstanding IT skills: MS Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel

Onset Technologies LLC


San Francisco, CA
94102 USA



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