Project Lead - FTM Business Systems in Long Beach, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    7/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    171262
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    714-921-7460

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently seeking an experienced Project Lead for a large Consumer Products company in the Long Beach, CA area.  This candidate will be responsible for managing the vendors who support our business owned systems.

The qualified candidate must be also able to balance multiple projects and tasks, manage to project deadlines and effectively and appropriately escalate and follow-up on issues and assignments in the business owned systems. You will also be responsible for coordinating and activities between these vendors and the internal SAP support team

  • Must be organized, detail oriented, possess the ability to prioritize workload, handle concurrent responsibilities and project tasks, and work individually and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and communication skills and must be a demonstrated self-starter with an aptitude for learning and a desire to take on new responsibilities and challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with various business groups to understand their needs and to coordinate and drive business relationships with key external vendors.
  • Actively participate in meetings with vendors and the business to discuss operational issues.
  • Prepare meeting agendas in advance of the meetings and maintain meeting minutes.
  • Ensure mutually agreed-upon service levels exist for all processes and services provided with vendors and suppliers.
  • Excellent communication skills and sound business judgment, with the ability to prioritize effectively across competing demands and to communicate concisely and clearly.
  • Contributes to ongoing communication within IS and with business operations (e.g., user review meetings for milestone sign-off, obtaining user feedback, reporting on project status).
  • Participates in research and evaluation of appropriate software products being considered for acquisition

 Mandatory skills

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in in project management as also vendor management.
  • Demonstrated experience in process creation and improvement
  • Must have basic understanding of major business principles, processes and technologies
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Volt is an Equal Opportunity employer.