• Strategic Sourcing
  • Concord, MA, USA
  • Full Time

We're not just about grapes. Our bold ambition is to be the leading company of convenient, good for you, fruit-based food and beverage globally. To make this happen, we need talented, agile and innovative people who want to help us grow something special together.

Our culture is authentic, and we are building an inclusive environment where you belong and can be the best version of yourself. If you're passionate about achieving goals, trying new things and making an impact every day, we want to hear from you!

We're looking for a Project Manager, Supply Chain to join our team and manage the development and implementation of Sourcing projects in support of Welch's Supply Chain business objectives, including but not limited to, commercialization of new packaging components from design through qualification and start up.

You will be responsible for:
-Lead, manage and direct the development and execution of Sourcing project plans and timelines and ensure alignment across relevant functions and a smooth transition among stages.
-Coordination of all phases of Sourcing projects from business justification to start-up including: business case development, evaluation and selection of technical alternatives, development of detailed cost estimates and execution plans, design, project management, commissioning and start up.
-Review project timelines and cost regularly with SC leadership, facilitate creation of mitigation/contingency plans and manage communication.
-Ensure appropriate supply capacity for new business initiatives and growth plans across product platforms, including developing and recommending alternatives as needed.
-Provide updates to leadership, project sponsors and stakeholders as needed on key initiatives, including progress against deliverables, cost management, next steps and needs from sponsors to alleviate hurdles. Escalate concerns and issues, report project fact base, define options/trade-offs, and provide team recommendation

You will be expected to deliver:
- Successful commercialization of assigned projects on time and on budget

An ideal candidate:
- Self-directed and driven, requiring minimum supervision
- Demonstrated ability to negotiating, team development, influencing, planning and organizing, managing upward, results oriented, conflict resolution
- Develops meaningful relationships and collaborates across departments.
- Engages in healthy dialogue and makes decisions with Welch's best interest in mind.
- Continuously changes the status quo and seeks ways to improve and develop.


- Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience in strategic sourcing.
- Proficient in Project management (ie certified)
- Bachelor's degree required in related field.
- Technical background a plus
- Travel to plant and/or supplier sites (up to 25%)

- Organization with a bold, clear purpose.
- Authentic culture that supports working together to deliver results.
- Workplace where teams care about each other and your voice is heard.
- Core and voluntary benefits so you can choose the right recipe for you.
- Generous 401(k) plan with annual company match.
- Flexible schedules so you can balance your work life priorities.
- Learning and development opportunities with coaching.
- Safe and clean working environment.

Welch's believes that our differences make the difference, and we take pride in being an Equal Opportunity Employer Disability/Vets.

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