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Project Manager, Consumer Goods

Company: EverythingHR
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

Club Kuma is a creative studio that partners with clients and creators to brand, design, and manufacture award-winning hero products. Built on a heritage of creativity and innovation, we are one team, in-house. By delivering elevated design and unparalleled service, we set the trend. Then set it again.

With headquarters in sunny Santa Monica and a creative workplace culture, Club Kuma is designed to have fun. We're committed to building lasting partnerships with all our collaborators, from the creators who inspire our products and brands, to the people we hire to make them. You'll find competitive salaries and benefits with every full-time position, because our team believes in rewarding a job well done.

Job Description

As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing projects and maintaining relationships on the client-side and vendor side. You will be working with categories that include beauty and personal care packaging, apparel, and toys. You'll also collaborate cross-functionally across departments within the company including design, engineering, purchasing, logistics, and regulatory. Your primary focus will be on delivering projects on time, within budget, and according to client specifications, while also ensuring customer satisfaction and maximizing profitability. You are a go-getter, relationship builder, incredibly organized, and loves working in a fast-paced environment.

What you'll do:

--- Project Planning and Execution: Develop project plans, create timelines, coordinate to ensure successful project completion. Monitor project progress, identify risks, and offer solutions to mitigate risks.

--- Client Relationship Management: Serve as day-to-day point of contact for clients, maintaining regular communication to understand their needs, address concerns, and provide project updates.

--- Cost Management: Assist in identifying cost-saving opportunities and implement strategies to optimize project profitability.

--- Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with internal teams including design, engineering, purchasing, logistics, and regulatory to ensure seamless project execution. Foster effective communication and coordination among team members to meet project objectives.

--- Quality Control and Compliance: Ensure manufacturing processes comply with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and client specifications with necessary stakeholders. Conduct inspections, and address any non-conformance issues to maintain product quality and customer satisfaction.

--- Project documentation: Create and maintain project documentation, including project plans, progress reports, change orders, and other relevant records. Ensure accurate and timely documentation to support project tracking, reporting, and analysis.

--- Continuous Improvement: Implement best practices and drive initiatives to optimize project management and client account management processes.


What you have:

--- Bachelor's degree in business administration, or a related field.

--- Strong understanding of processes such as manufacturing, including production planning, procurement quality control, and logistics.

--- Proven experience as a project manager or account manager in the beauty and personal care industry or manufacturing industry.

--- Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills to build and maintain client relationships.

--- Proficient in project management tools.

--- Ability to think critically, develop creative solutions, and make sound decisions

--- Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

Additional Information

This is a full time, in office position. We offer a competitive compensation package including benefits, 401K and more.

Compensation $80,000 plus based on experience, benefits.

Keywords: EverythingHR, Santa Monica , Project Manager, Consumer Goods, Executive , Santa Monica, California

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