Senior Manager of Project Management in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Supply Chain Management

Job Posting Title:

Senior Manager of Project Management

Job Description:

Location is flexible.

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.

  • Provide management for approved Supply Chain projects
  • Oversee the project management process to onboard new projects, plan resources and drive those projects to execution
  • Collaborate with the SCND Director to conceptualize, model and communicate common Enterprise Program Management processes
  • Facilitate communications at the management level about issues, performance and recommendations
  • Develop the project status reporting and milestones structure that tracks progress on overall projects using project management tools
  • Apply lean manufacturing, warehousing & distribution process improvement strategies
  • Actively participate in the annual forecasting and budgeting process
  • Leverage technology (IT) to streamline operations

Skills, Experience and Education:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Experience in integrated logistics, manufacturing or a network design related field
  • Solid understanding of best practices in project lifecycle methodology and project management office principles
  • Experience supporting complex SKU structure and multi-plant environments preferred
  • Exceptional understanding of supply chain impacts on an organization’s “Order to Cash” pipeline
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills; 3 years direct supervisory experience
  • Strong leadership qualities
    • Ability to build teams and influence at all levels of the organization
    • Can act as a mentor/coach and provide opportunities for team members to learn and grow personally and professionally
    • Strong facilitation skills
  • Experience translating business requests into discrete efforts requiring specific technical, functional, and/or operational evaluation
  • Superior problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong presentation skills
    • Ability to craft clear and convincing presentation materials
    • Strong Microsoft PowerPoint capabilities
    • Ability to develop data-based storylines and business cases
  • Strategic thinking and emotional intelligence
  • Experience with Supply Chain Modeling software


 Bachelor’s Degree Required –  MBA preferred

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):

  • 8+ years of experience in supply chain, logistics, operations or procurement leadership at a manufacturing company
    • 3-5 years of experience in CPG
    • 3-5 years leading program management organizations
  • Experience in the analysis of strategic supply chain networks

Travel Requirements:

Ability to travel (approximately 30% to 50%)

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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