Project Management Analyst - Contract Manufacturing in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

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    Oak Brook, IL
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Supply Chain Group

Job Posting Title:

Project Management Analyst - Contract Manufacturing

Job Description:

We will also consider a location near one of our facilities.

Job Description:

TreeHouse Foods operates a global supply chain that produces, distributes and sells products across a complex network of company owned facilities, third party logistics partners, co-packers, co-manufacturers and suppliers to support $4B in revenue.

The Project Management Analyst– Contract Manufacturing will support the Project Manager and Director in managing the product life cycle of customers branded products produced by THS. The PM Analyst will facilitate low complexity projects and graphics updates by leading the cross functional team through product updates and executing product transitions.  Success will require forging a partnership with all cross functional areas across the company to reinforce and improve upon existing processes and tools to meet customer project objectives, while creating value for all parties.  Successful execution of projects will allow TreeHouse to fully utilize THS manufacturing assets while growing top and bottom line for THS and our customers.

Position Responsibilities:

By fulfilling the main mission of this role, you will contribute to TreeHouse Foods’ enterprise strategy by delivering shareholder value through commercial and operational excellence.

  • Lead cross functional project teams (Customer, Sales, Commercialization, Labelling, Regulatory, Graphics, Procurement, Quality, Operations, Supply Planning, Warehouse/Transportation, Customer Service) to execute internal contract manufacturing projects including formula changes, graphics updates, and cost savings initiatives.
  • Develop detailed execution plan and track performance against overall project deliverables.
  • Develop, implement and track project performance goals.  Communicate progress against deliverables.
  • Collaborate with the Contract Manufacturing Sales Team and Project Managers to deliver AOP and performance objectives.
  • Facilitate communications at the project team level about issues, performance and recommendations
  • Apply best practice and continuous improvement strategies where applicable to project initiatives

Skills, Experience and Education:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Experience in manufacturing, R&D or supply chain fields
  • Solid understanding of best practices in project lifecycle methodology and project management principles
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills:
    • Ability to drive, direct and influence project teams
    • Can act as a support to project team members and to execute projects
    • Support continuous process improvement for THS processes.
    • Strong facilitation skills
  • Solid problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, and self-sufficient with ability to cope with pressure and comfort with ambiguity
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Exceptional, customer facing, interpersonal skills and business acumen.


Bachelor’s Degree Required

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):

  • 3+ years of previous experience in Manufacturing, Operations, R&D, or Supply Chain.
  • Experience leading cross functional project teams
  • Experience using ERP systems for product development and/or manufacturing -SAP preferred

Travel Requirements:

Ability to travel (Up to 20%)

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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