24 days old

Project Manager

Serta Simmons Bedding
Doraville, Georgia 30360

The STAR Project Manager facilitates Serta Simmons Bedding new product introduction from concept through commercialization, leading risk mitigation and project planning activities as required to meet time-to-market, quality, and cost objectives.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

*Ensure adherence to the SSB New Product Introduction process as well as aid in the education of others within the organization.

*Drive continuous improvement of the SSB New Product Introduction process.

*Manage a dynamic portfolio of product introductions that follow both concurrent and separate launch timing.

*Involve all actors early in product introduction process to guarantee smooth integration of new materials and technologies.

*Lead recurring cross-functional project meetings as required to fulfill product charter objectives.

*Create and maintain project timelines and deliverables in support of on-time completion of product Phase Gates.

*Serve as single point-of-contact regarding project status, challenges, and resource needs.

*Drive proactive risk mitigation through preliminary complexity assessment and ongoing failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA).

*Contribute to future product visions and drive changes in manufacturing, SKU reductions, and processes that are more manufacturing friendly.

*Apply general knowledge of engineering and manufacturing to influence product design and reach objectives in the most economical manner possible.

*Protect all intellectual property and secure exclusivity of all ideation where possible.


MINIMUM QUALIFYING SKILLS

*Strong working knowledge of MS Project and MS Office Suite.

*Strong analytical and technical ability to problem solve

*Flexible enough to plan and accomplish goals as either project lead or project support

*Excellent communication skills

*Significant experience with FMEA tools

*Project Management experience and Possess a high level of analytical and problem-solving skills

*3-5 years related experience

*Previous experience in a manufacturing environment and in product design and testing

*Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience


JOB FACTOR/WORK ENVIRONMENT

*Up to 25% travel

*Work is primarily sedentary in nature

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Working Environment

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Posted: 2021-05-24 Expires: 2021-07-08

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