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Position Title: Project Manager - NAM Change Management

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace 

Grade: Grade 05 

Requisition ID: 15176 

 

 

 

Project Manager

 

Role Description

A Program is being established to transform the Product Processes at McCain Foods. The program goal is to ensure our product design, specifications and data are efficiently established and maintained thus enabling:

  • Fit for purpose specifications
  • Speed to market
  • Accurate, data-driven decision making
  • Efficient data management

 

The  Project Manager is responsible for managing projects within the transformation program.  This includes establishing project teams and project plan, project metrics and reporting, risk management and issue escalation. In addition to project management responsibilities the project lead will act as a champion for project Bonsai within the R&D and business environment.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Project Management

  • Establish project charters, clearly outlining scope and deliverables and project strategy
  • Establish project teams with clear roles and responsibilities
  • Establish aligned project plans and monitor execution against plan
  • Manage project risk, ensuring sufficient mitigation and escalation
  • Manage project information including key documents and communication

 

Stakeholder Management

  • Establish a communication plan that provide relevant and regular updates on the project to the business
  • Prepare reports for Local and Global Steerco
  • Provide updates to functional and cross-functional teams

 

 

Key Skills and Behaviours
 

  • Strong stakeholder management, collaboration and influencing skills
  • Cross-functional Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Adaptability and resilience
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Understanding of and ability to drive within an agile/sprint project environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of product-related data and processes from concept to commercialisation.

 


 

 

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by science, and in line with our culture and values, we believe that being vaccinated is the most effective way to protect each other, our families, our customers, and our communities.  It is therefore a requirement that the successful candidate for this role be fully vaccinated and have completed the mandatory incubation period prior to the candidate’s start date with McCain, subject to reasonable accommodations if you are unable to be vaccinated for protected grounds under applicable human rights legislation (e.g. medical or religious reasons).
 

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
 
Your privacy is important to us. By submitting personal data or information to us, you agree this will be handled in accordance with the Global Employee Privacy Policy 

 

Job Family: Research & Development      
Division: Global Research and Development 
Department: ​Bonsai ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace || CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || US - United States of America : Illinois : Chicago || US - United States of America : Illinois : Lisle 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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