• Avantor
  • Broomall , PA
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 223 2nd Ave

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The Strategic Projects Manager will be part of an important new group in the company driving transformational operations projects. The Strategic Projects Manager will have responsibility for (a) providing actionable strategic insights & immediately impactful actions to multiple stakeholders, and (b) development of project-specific analytical tools to identify and manage business improvement opportunities. The Strategic Projects Manager is responsible for leading and implementing improvement projects.. MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance). Analytical modeling - develop models and design dashboards to identify improvement opportunities (examples include product positioning, pricing, cost reduction, inventory reduction). Collaboration - Engage proactively with multiple business stakeholders across organizational levels from front line operators to executive leadership, prioritize across projects in a fast-paced environment. Problem solving - resolves problems in a structured manner, leveraging both analytical and facilitation skills to identify root causes and drive resolution. Performance metric architecture - design and implement performance metrics to support performance improvement and change management. Material and information flow optimization - identify opportunities or work on projects as assigned to improve productivity and processes. Data cleansing and validation - work with IT to create automated processes to validate data against multiple data sources, identify and rectify anomalies. Identification of opportunities for process improvement, innovation, and model extension. QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications). BS/MS in a technical field. 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing, supply chain or data analysis environment. Strong demonstrated quantitative research skills leading to action and measureable impact.. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently). Experience with data systems, analytical and visualization tools (e.g., SAP, SQL, Access, Tableau Power BI, ACL, QlikView, Data Cubes, Financial and Planning software such as Hyperion). Strong organizational skills and customer service focus. Experience in implementing and streamlining data processes, plus experience with non-theoretical, \"messy\" datasets. Ability to work collaboratively and cohesively in a team environment. Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment while effectively prioritizing and executing tasks while under pressure. Builds and maintains relationships with users to ensure buy-in and adoption of processes and solutions. Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to travel extensively. ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions). Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.. Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.. DISCLAIMER:. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.. EEO Statement. We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ...@avantorinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please Privacy Policy (Links to (1) EEO is the Law poster and any supplements, (2) pay transparency nondiscrimination statement, and (3) if desired, Company EEO/AA Statement
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