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Kemin Industries Senior IT Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa


Kemin is seeking a self-motivated senior level IT Project Manager to join our global projects team. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion successfully and efficiently. With the support of the project management team, this role will work independently to lead projects, ensuring that the project moves forward on time and as planned.

We Are Kemin

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.

We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.

We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.

For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers in more than 120 countries.

Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.


  • Plan and schedule projects at all levels of complexity and execute project deliverables as assigned

  • Assemble internal project teams consisting of IT technical staff and business resources

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the project, anticipating and resolving project obstacles and delays

  • Execute project deliverables to meet established business requirements

  • Create and distribute documents based on project activities, schedules, and budgets on relevant projects or tasks

  • Report project activity progress and status on relevant projects or tasks

  • Work with resources across global teams, departments, and business units to coordinate project activities

  • Track and manage budgets within projects

  • Work in an environment of teamwork, focused around servant leadership and delivery of results to our customer and fellow employees

  • Focus on highest priority projects while maintaining movement of the entire workload

  • May also manage external vendors and consultants as required by the project


  • Bachelor’s Degree (IT, CS, MIS, or PM related degrees preferred)

  • 6+ years of full-cycle project management; less experience may be considered as a Project Manager

  • Advanced MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project skills

  • PMP, PRINCE2, or equivalent certification preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Ability to lead projects independently

  • Comprehension and administration of the complete project lifecycle

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and phone skills

  • Adaptable to a constantly changing environment

  • Self-driven and able to take the initiative to complete work

LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date5 days ago(1/13/2021 1:53 PM)

Job ID2021-6671


CategoryInformation Technology

Position TypeRegular Full-Time