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Beneficial Blends is hiring a Project Manager.

Beneficial Blends – Tampa, FL 33634

JOB SUMMARY
The Project Manager role is responsible for a wide range of tasks to support the efficiency, profitability, and professionalism of the company. The Project Manager will direct the functions within his/her responsibility and coordinate with various departments to ensure clear communication and effective execution of responsibilities at the direction of senior management.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead project management for new product initiatives
  • Assist Quality Assurance setting up finished product specifications
  • Collaborate with accounting to establish standard costs and analyze and report purchase price variance (PPV) performance
  • Responsible for purchasing materials within standard cost and material requirements planning (MRP) tools
  • Responsible for negotiating with suppliers to improve material costs and minimize impact of cost increases
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining MRP parameters
  • Coordinate creation and maintaining sales forecast with sales department
  • Coordinate production planning and scheduling with production staff
  • Responsible for sourcing new packaging materials and finding new suppliers for existing products to reduce costs and risk to supply disruptions
  • Attend trade events as required to support sales

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Function in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency and individual accountability
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills, written & oral
  • Strong negotiating skills

QUALIFICATIONS OR EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED

  • Education: Bachelors Degree required
  • Experience: 5+ years experience in project management, purchasing, business administration or related field
  • Experience with a food manufacturer or distributor a plus
  • Strong Microsoft computer skills including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Working environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will generally work in an office environment. Some tasks may require working in a manufacturing environment where appropriate attire and safety equipment are required.
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Referral Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Project Management: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Location:

  • Tampa, FL 33634 (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative