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Purfoods Project Manager in Ankeny, Iowa

The Project Manager will be a part of an agile, awesome team that is responsible for delivering projects within established goals for quality, timeliness and budget. The individual must demonstrate an ability to persuade others, lead under difficult circumstances and take critical feedback.

  • Manage projects or portions of projects

  • Fosters and builds relationships with department heads, subcontractors and suppliers

  • Manage project from scope through post-implementation review

  • Direct open and consistent communication between project team, senior management, and Mom’s Meal’s leadership

  • Quantitatively plans and organizes project team’s capacity

  • Works with appropriate vendors to ensure dependent tasks are managed and completed on time

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team

  • Understands the intended outcomes of the project and ensures the outcomes are realistic and measurable

  • Ensures clear communication among everyone involved in the project. Ensures individuals within a project are self-organizing and does not rely on a command and control style. As part of the self-organizing team, the project manager will naturally be aware of how the team has self-organized and how they intend to complete the work

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, or other related field or comparable experience working in the field

  • 1-3 years of experience working in Project Management role managing complex projects with high-level stakeholders

  • Demonstrated successful leadership of all sizes of projects

  • Excellent verbal, written, and negotiation skills

  • Build respectful, positive, and powerful relationships with everyone and within the team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with project team as well as a variety of outside vendors, and internal and external customers

  • Influence team accountability as appropriate

  • Navigate a project thru a matrix organization for successful outcome

  • Fluency with all MS Office tools including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Travel as needed

  • Healthcare experience and product/project implementation are a big plus

  • Experience using Microsoft Project or similar management software

  • Experience working in the manufacturing or food production industry

  • Repetitive motions that include the wrists, hands and/or fingers

  • Sedetary work that primarily involves sitting, remaining in a stationary position for prolonged periods

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Mom’s Meals, is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

ID: 2021-2539

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.