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Manager, Process Engineer and PM

Position Title: Project Manager

Location: Los Angeles, California

Reports to:  Director of Project Management

Direct Reports: N/A

Scope / Brands:  Supply Chain, Market Planning

ABOUT THE WELLA COMPANY

Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.

THE ROLE

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Professional Beauty Supply Chain team.  In this role you will report to the PMO Director and lead a portfolio of end-to-end supply chain projects with ownership of the entire project lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and closing). Understanding processes, dependencies, managing deadlines, problem solving, and managing cross functional relationships are crucial to this position. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing a portfolio of supply chain improvement projects
  • Developing detailed project plans to track progress
  • Measuring project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Initiating and coordinating meetings related to the project
  • Monitoring and review all project activities and perform risk management
  • Regularly communicating project progress to all stakeholders, as well as request approval/feedback for project deliverables
  • Reporting and escalating to management as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage complexity, operate with discipline to meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to create and lead high performing teams to deliver team goals and results. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively across different styles.  Develop strong partnerships.  Must be able to work well with people not physically collocated.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, transparently, concisely, and on a timely basis with leadership. 
  • Comfortable with dealing with conflict, issue resolution and decisive decision making
  • Independent thinker who can identify unique solutions and execute
  • Ability to multitask and resolve issues quickly

 

Desirable:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain management, or related fields.
  • 3+ Previous Project Management Experience preferred.
  • PMO is a plus
  • Lean Six Sigma is a plus
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of master and reference data elements, processes and organizational support models is preferred.
  • Proficient computer knowledge – MS Word, Excel spreadsheet and PowerPoint

 

EO OPPORTUNITIES

We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at: https://www.wellacompany.com/consumer-affairs

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles