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Project Coordinator

James Skinner Baking Company Omaha, NE

Job Description

Position Summary


Direct, coordinate and assist in the planning, organization, control, integration and completion of R&D-based activities for new program launches.  Establish and install core project management principles in the direct expansion of the R&D function.  Maintain a leadership role within cross-functional teams to ensure a successful launch of all new programs while adhering to James Skinner Baking Company and quality guidelines.


Duties and Responsibilities



  • Ensure successful project/product launches.  Projects will be defined, but not limited to in scope, as new products, product attribute edits, packaging attribute edits, process implementation, etc.
  • Directly supervise projects with cross-function team members.
  • Will be accountable for organizing cross-functional teams to drive execution of projects, inclusive of supply chain, finance, marketing, engineering, etc.
  • Will be accountable for external and internal communication of status and reporting.
  • Direct project team and assist plant management to ensure adherence to parameters for successful launch.
  • Establish priorities, set goals, plan work assignments, establish deadlines and carry out tasks to completion.
  • Initiate (and when necessary assist with) corrective actions for projects not meeting expectations.
  • Attend meetings with internal customers, present data and obtain information from customer to ensure a successful launch.
  • Confer with appropriate departments to ensure manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and additional production process requirements.
  • Ensure flow charts, control plans, etc. are written for review and monitoring.
  • The incumbent understands and complies with all food safety policies, procedures and programs as stated in the Company’s Food Safety Manual. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the incumbent will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and classification of the position.  Job descriptions should be regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the position.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Knowledge of manufacturing, fabrication and assembly processes
  • Strong team building skills.
  • Ability to write concise reports and present information to management and customer groups.
  • Ability to define problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Be dedicated to achieving results and be able to sustain high drive and energy levels under sometimes intense working conditions.
  • Effective in directing and guiding others toward task accomplishments.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint programs
  • Minimal travel requirements required.

Education and Experience


  • Minimum Education Required:  Bachelors required or equivalent experience
  • 1 - 3 years of experience in project management and project management tools
  • Ability to lead and influence technical and commercial resources
  • Past track record of handling multiple projects with varying scope and time horizons
  • A self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills, comfortable communicating across functional levels is required.
  • Experience with Six Sigma/ Process Excellence/ Lean Manufacturing tools are a plus.


Job Details

Date Posted January 2, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers
Zipcode 68117
Name Carol Bartholet
Address 4657 G Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68117
Phone 402-609-4867

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Salary Continuation
  • Vision
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Sick Leave
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
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