Looking for a strong entrepreneurial Project Manager who is highly energetic and able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities across multiple projects with ever-changing parameters. Motivating teams, embracing change and showing up with you’re A game each day is a must. If you love to continually learn and meet challenges with a highly successful team, this position might be for you!
The Project Manager is responsible for managing a variety of projects, such as optimization, line extensions, and new product introductions. The Project Manager serves as the primary external/internal point of contact on client initiatives and leads the coordination of all external/internal communication and resources needed to meet established client expectations.
Builds project plans including project scope and objectives, timelines, resources, deliverables and dependencies involving all relevant stakeholders
Monitors and summarizes progress of projects and presents these findings to management
Coordinates and tracks the completion of projects on time, within budget and scope
Works directly with the Commercialization team to coordinate deliverables and provide frequent updates
Works and coordinates with external/internal departments to ensure goals and deliverables are understood and to align resources
Assists in determining capital resources required
Reports and escalates to management as needed
Preforms risk management to minimize project risks
Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
Conducts regularly scheduled meetings leading project progress
Works with third party vendors
Interfaces with Fresca food safety/quality assurance, operations, logistics, engineering, maintenance, supply chain, accounting, product development and executive teams
Other duties as assigned
Skills & Knowledge
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven project management skills with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to ask the right questions and challenge information to ensure all avenues are properly explored
Comfortable leading cross-functional meetings at all levels of the organization
Proficiency in using project management tools, both 3rd party software and in-house templates
Demonstrated experience in developing and tracking budgets
Experience working in process improvement initiatives
Skilled problem solver and adept at multi-tasking
Education & Experience
Minimum 5 years of project management experience
Project Management Professional certification or equivalent experience
Food manufacturing, innovation, and continuous improvement, a plus
Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Able to work in both hot/warm conditions
Comfortable with a moderate noise level
Able to work in an environment with all known food allergens
An up-to-date resume is required for consideration
A cover letter is not required for consideration. However, we are looking for candidates with a proven track record in project management.
Bonus points if you submit a cover that includes examples of how you've managed projects with ever-changing parameters in a very entrepreneurial environment, and extra bonus points if you submit an example of past project plans you've used for a product launch.
About Fresca Foods:
Based just outside Boulder, Colorado, Fresca Foods has supported the growth of the thriving natural foods industry for the last twenty years. Fresca is a manufacturing, supply chain and innovation partner for some of the world’s largest food companies, as well as some of the world’s most vibrant entrepreneurs. We are on a mission to transform the food system by improving how food is sourced, made, and delivered to consumers.
Safety is our first priority, and our commitment to excellence, our passionate and talented team, and our creativity and flexibility have made Fresca a recognized leader and employer of choice. Fresca is recognized as a Top 50 Employer in Boulder County, 2018 Colorado Manufacturing of the Year, 2018 NEXTY Award Winner, and 2016 winner for Outstanding Innovation. Fresca is also a leader in community service. We consistently receive high marks in ethical audits and give our time and resources to community organizations such as Community Food Share, Food Bank of the Rockies, and EFAA. Fresca has the fast-paced, high-growth, and creative energy of a start-up along with the longevity, growth opportunities, and scale of a larger company. The energy of our team is infectious, the work is challenging, and the opportunities for growth are abundant. The next ten years will be even more exciting than the last ten, and we are excited to welcome new highly motivated and talented team members to our family.
At Fresca, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Fresca Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal consideration regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.
Please, no third party inquiries.
Company address:195 CTC Blvd. Louisville, CO 80027