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Project Manager

Anatolia Tile + Stone

Project Manager

National
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Anatolia Tile & Stone is a leading importer and distributor of ceramic and stone tile and is a major supplier to some of the largest distributors throughout the United States and Canada. Based in Toronto, Anatolia Tile & Stone is a privately owned 100% Canadian corporation that is growing rapidly. Currently we are looking for an eager, motivated Project Manager to join our growing team.Position Summary

    In this role you will act as a Project Manager within the PMO team focused on managing the end-to-end product development process ranging from Concept Development to Final Launch. The Project Manager is responsible for creating, implementing and executing the process of managing multiple product development programs to ensure operational excellence and category performance. This includes mapping out and defining the list of dependent steps and processes that need to be completed to reach the overall goal as related to new product launches and product life cycle management with the objective of ensuring timely and right the first time delivery to the customer. Focusing primarily on tactical execution of operational elements, this role ensures deadlines are achieved, budgets maintained and delegates tasks across a cross functional team.Duties & Responsibilities

    Serve as the New Product Development expert to the project team, continuously resolve issues and manage risks

    Liaise between account managers, sales, customer service, supply chain and warehouse teams to plan and execute project tasks, resolve issues and track progress

    Help initiate, create, and manage a Project Management System for the New Product Development process

    Takes the initiative to identify product development pain points, researching and introducing best-practices and tools to help the product development process operate more efficiently

    Manages multiple projects through the critical path and tracks project schedule

    Ensures project budget and on-time delivery commitments are met

    Manages and evaluates the progress of projects from concept to delivery and ensures strict adherence to critical path

    Prepares project reports for management, clients, and others as required

    Monitors and tracks the process for item setup, master data management, and the accuracy of the data within this process

    Actively manages project resources and deliverables in a cross-functional environment, ensuring commitments are achieved, project documentation maintained and post-implementation support provided

    Serves as a conduit of information to all parties including design & development/marketing, sales, customer service and supply chain and vendors to ensure projects are delivered on time, on scope, and on budget

    Attends operations meetings and other meetings as required to keep abreast of changes and to ensure proactive sharing of information is sustained

    Partners with the applicable departments to prepare quotes, procure materials/products, and partners with operations to ensure all information and materials are arranged to support a smooth product launch and program run

    Assists with packaging specifications and deliverables

    Communicates and elevates process concerns in a timely manner, articulating issues and making clear recommendations

    Defines, develops and drives internal processes to ensure adherence to schedule, product and logistic integrity to enhance the customer experience

    Preparation, presentation and implementation of product roadmaps to strategically execute new product launches through to end-of-life cycles

    Continually monitors and analyzes sales and inventory performance to identify down trending items and plans for discontinuing product lines, life cycle management and ensuring optimal assortment is obtained

    Qualifications

    Post-secondary education in Engineering, Business Administration or Marketing or similar program required

    Project Management Professional (PMP), or equivalent

    3 to 5 years of direct experience as a project manager leading cross functional teams in a related industry (e.g. Manufacturing, Distribution)

    In-depth knowledge of and experience working with different project management processes and methodologies

    Working knowledge and experience with ERP systems (SAP preferable), Salesforce, and/or Routing/Scheduling systems is an asset

    Advanced proficiency with MS Excel, MS Project and Product Lifecycle Management tools

    Exceptional data management skills with strong database and analytical skills

    Experience with the Atlassian suite of project management software (e.g. JIRA, CONFLUENCE)

    Strong strategic thinking, decision making, and problem-solving skills with an astute attention to detail and accuracy

    Strong cross-functional collaboration skills and the proven ability to work effectively with numerous stakeholders and contributors, both internally and externally

    Passionate about achieving results and contributing significantly to organizational outcomes

    Previous experience with sourcing an asset, coupled with solid business acumen, master data management, and understanding of product lifecycle management

    We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Anatolia Tile & Stone is a C-TPAT facility, and as such, successful candidates who receive an offer of employment are subject to applicable background checks (criminal, credit, references and employment verification). Anatolia Tile & Stone is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Anatolia Tile & Stone will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance. Interested applicants should submit their updated resume and application form on or before the posting deadline closes. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.