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Senior Project Manager - Supply Chain - South Carolina

Company: Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc.
Location: Dillon
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

To support this dramatic growth, the company is building, and in some cases, strengthening its executive team. This position will lead internal Supply Chain Projects, engaging cross functional teams. The complex supply chain projects will include new or expanded distribution facilities, related large-scale material handling installations and supply chain systems implementations. Other projects will include high-impact process improvement initiatives involving interdisciplinary teams, and the routine operational support that the project management team affords to Distribution, Logistics, Import Logistics, Store Operations, Facilities, and Real Estate.Reporting to the Director, Supply Chain Project Management the Project Manager will be responsible for managing planning and execution of Supply Chain capital improvement and other projects. This will include responsibility for managing project outcomes to achieve objectives on-time and within budget. The Project Manager will need to be detail-oriented and an excellent communicator with strong leadership skills. He or she will be responsible for coordinating project communications and deliverables, planning, and execution. The ability to meet capital budgets and deliver high levels of quality and service will be essential. Relationships with key internal business partners and related reporting needs are a further critical aspect of this role; including with, Information Technology, Purchasing, Inventory Management, Imports, Transportation, Accounting and FinanceEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for all aspects of project management for Supply Chain assigned projects through the entire lifecycle, including, but not limited to: chartering, scoping, requirements gathering, document approval tracking and management, project plan creation, status reporting, issue resolution, project resource allocation, project costs and financial analysis, and benefits validation.Creates cohesive project programs and plans with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the approved plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters.Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, monitors and summarizes progress of projects.Prepares reports for upper management regarding project status.Builds and maintains effective working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects.Leads and directs the work of others.Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.Supports team members in executing tasks as needed to meet project deliveriesCoordinate meetings, writes minutes, updates budgets, manage presentations and RFP bids.Some travel requiredRequirementsEssential Background, Qualities, Duties and Responsibilities:Ability to lead a team of professionals who can interact across all levels and functions of the organization effectively, lead during a time of significant growth, and an ability to establish credibility and influence other executives through both formal and informal leadership.Additional professional and personal requirements include:Approximately 2 to 5 years in leadership of distribution center Improvements, MHE or systems implementation & complex projects.Proficient in MS office suites, MS Project and Visio. SharePoint and Jira a +Ideal background includes national, multi-unit retailers with multiple warehouse operations, such as department stores, mass merchants, or other general merchandise retailers; hard line experience is preferred.A history of success operating as a key strategic partner to an energetic senior executive team.A history of developing and managing to key metrics and scorecards.Competency in developing strategic plans, as well as directing tactical execution; strong project management skills.Experience working in a high growth environment, with consistently shifting priorities; ability to create order out of chaos.Successful track record of leading companywide supply chain management initiatives from the project management and engineering perspective.Ability to function in an unstructured environment; thrives on bringing order to chaos.A clear, coherent, and rational thinker adept at establishing efficient, disciplined, and optimal processes and methodologies.Energetic, proactive, self-motivated, and an independent thinker who is willing to try new and creative ideas.Dedicated to the success of the company and willing to commit to necessary hours, if and when appropriate, to reach goals, and complete tasks on time - this is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth of the Company.A personable teammate who is able to inspire confidence and to build collaborative relationships with others in all levels of the organization.Decisive - able to make decisions without fully developed information.Strong negotiating style and experience.Pragmatic problem solver - makes things simple and gets things done.Record of delivering concise, persuasive, and comprehensive reporting, recommendations and risk/alternative assessments of complex business situations to top management and peers.Education and/or Experience:BS Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Management, Operations, Information Technology, and coursework viewed favorably. Advanced degree a plus.Physical Requirements:Safety:The candidate must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.Supervisory ResponsibilityDirect: Exempt Employees & Non-Exempt EmployeesThe anticipated salary range for this position is $116,500 - $174,700 depending on location, knowledge, skills, education and experience. This position is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. In addition, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits to Associates (and their families) such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability. Eligible Associates are able to enroll in our company's 401k plan. Associates will accrue paid time off up to 136 hours per year, including 16 hours of Floating Holidays and paid sick time up to 80 hours per year unless otherwise required by law. The Company observes 12.5 paid holidays.corporate corporate corporateAbout Harbor Freight ToolsWe're a 45 year-old, $6.5 billion national tool retailer with the energy, enthusiasm, and growth potential of a start-up. We have over 1,300 stores in 48 states across the country and are opening several new locations every week. We offer our customers more than 7,000 tools and accessories, from hand tools and generators to air and power tools, from shop equipment to automotive tools. We provide our customers with the right tool for the right job at the right price, always delivering quality and value.

Keywords: Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc., Fayetteville , Senior Project Manager - Supply Chain - South Carolina, Executive , Dillon, North Carolina

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