Senior Project Manager - Supply Chain

Supply Chain
Chicago, IL
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

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fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that produces nourishing and great-tasting milk-based products made using a patented cold-filtration process that removes some natural sugars while concentrating the protein and calcium naturally found in real cows’ milk.

Our line of delicious, lactose-free fairlife® products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk, which has 50% more protein and 50% less sugar than regular milk; fairlife® with DHA, ultra-filtered milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health; fairlife YUP!®, a line of flavored milks; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support one’s journey to better health; and the newly launched fairlife® Light Ice Cream, a line of creamy, frozen desserts. In partnership with The Coca-Cola Company®, fairlife ultra-filtered milk and Core Power high protein shakes are distributed throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada; all other fairlife products are available in the U.S.

To learn more about fairlife and its collection of products, please visit fairlife.com.

job purpose: The Senior Project Manager will be a part of the Supply Chain team within fairlife, LLC. Under limited supervision, the Senior Project Manager will lead projects with a focus on optimizing logistics, expanding warehouse capacity and capability, improving transportation efficiency, and any other projects identified as critical for Supply Chain. This individual must possess significant experience in project management, comprehensive knowledge of supply chain operations and functions, and excellent organizational and communication skills.

 

responsibilities:

  • Centrally responsible for all Supply Chain projects (warehousing, transportation, planning, procurement, commercialization)
  • Lead, manage, and provide oversite to define project scope, develop and track project budgets, generate detailed project schedules, identify and assign task owners, and resource subject matter experts
  • Ensure project management methodology is rigorously followed.
  • Effectively follow project financial controls (RFI, RFA, RFP)
  • Schedule and lead project review meetings. Provide regular progress reports to all key stakeholders and senior leadership. Develop and lead steering committees for large projects.
  • Identify and resolve issues that place projects or supply chain at risk
  • Work collaboratively with cross functional teams to continuously improve business processes
  • Ensure city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to projects and implementation are met.
  • Other responsibilities in accordance with business needs

 

skills/qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
  • 6-8 years of work experience, with at least 4 years of relevant project management experience required
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Supply Chain experience preferred
  • Strong math and reasoning ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and communicate advanced technical systems and processes
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

position location: Coopersville MI, Chicago IL, or Goodyear AZ

reports to: VP, Supply Chain

travel requirements: up to 50%

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

Why fairlife



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  • "In my career, finding an organization that’s growing their core business at an exceptional pace, innovating for the future and having fun with good people while doing it is the holy grail, and fairlife has it. "
    Norm Baker
    Finance Director
  • “I absolutely love working for fairlife because of the positive values they have! In my time here I have been given many opportunities to move up within the plant and am treated as part of the family.”
    Nurul Yaminudin
    Warehouse Supervisor
  • “Over the past 7 years, I have had the opportunity to grow from a Processing Operator to my current position as a Packaging Coordinator. fairlife believes in better and shows it by caring for their employees while offering competitive pay and career advancement opportunities.”
    Leonarda Roma
    Packaging Coordinator
  • “First impressions are very important, and I felt very welcomed the first day I started training. The staff at the Coopersville facility made me feel like I was a valuable addition to the fairlife team."
    Chuck Passenier
    Warehouse Associate
  • "While our portfolio of brands is amazing, the people I work with every day is what I love. We operate small and big. We challenge the industry norms. We run when everyone else walks. It’s a dynamic culture."
    Nina Johnson
    Sr. Director, Strategic Revenue Growth Management
  • "I love that we're providing a healthy alternative for people who are lactose intolerant. I have family members who are lactose intolerant; I feel like I am doing a service to them!"
    Carlton Kirkpatrick
    Warehouse Associate
  • "It’s a place where I’ve grown and learned a lot, giving me the ability to move into my role as a Packaging Technician. The people here are positively great teammates and the heart of what makes fairlife the place it is."
    Katie Sanger
    Packaging Technician
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager

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fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected]