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Manufacturing Operations Fulfillment Project Manager

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Cisco

14d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • $102.2K - $131.2K
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • You must have 7+ years of Supply Chain project management experience, executive-level communication skills, ERP/WMS/PM tool expertise, and be able to travel up to 15%. A 4-year degree is required, with a masters preferred. Eligibility to work in the U.S. without sponsorship is essential.
  • You will lead cross-functional projects for Cisco Meraki fulfillment operations, collaborating with internal teams and external partners to drive process improvements and system integrations. You will manage end-to-end project lifecycle, support PMO operations, and coach team members.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of demonstrated program/project management experience leading Supply Chain or Fulfillment Operations projects with a process-oriented approach, managing from conception to closing; waterfall and agile methodologies required
  • Strong executive skills; leadership mindset that is curious and inquisitive
  • Presentation and communications experience with working and executive-level audiences; strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the knowledge to communicate the reasoning behind solutions
  • Level-headed with difficult circumstances; demonstrated ability to work effectively cross-functionally and in parallel with EPMO and developer teams; ability to shift quickly to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Experience with ERP, WMS, and PM tools; Microsoft Great Plains, Oracle, and Jira preferred
  • Intermediate level Excel skills required; experience analyzing detailed datasets to identify risks and opportunities
  • 4-year college degree required; masters degree preferred
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally up to 15%.
  • Need to be authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future

Responsibilities

  • Develop a thorough understanding of all Cisco Meraki fulfillment business systems and operations, and build SME knowledge to represent Fulfillment Operations as needed
  • Lead process/technology projects on behalf of the Fulfillment Operations organization, often partnering with an EPMO and cross-functional teams, including developer resources
  • Projects include systems integrations with Cisco Meraki’s partners, including 3PLs, carriers, and brokers, plus compliance and run-the-business projects
  • Own end-to-end responsibility for the project management life cycle from intake to closing; lead solution design, execution, testing, change management, and normalization with quick issues resolution; maintain alignment to key decisions, timelines and deliverables
  • Support Fulfillment PMO operations, which may include evaluation of internal customer project requests, project prioritization per strategic business objectives, resource planning, project roadmapping, team metrics and reporting, and collaboration with the Operations EPMO
  • Act as a team lead and coach; share project management experience and knowledge with colleagues
  • Other duties as assigned

FAQs

What experience is required for this role?

7+ years of demonstrated program/project management experience leading Supply Chain or Fulfillment Operations projects with a process-oriented approach, managing from conception to closing; waterfall and agile methodologies required.

What skills are needed to be successful in this role?

Strong executive skills, presentation and communications experience with working and executive-level audiences, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to work effectively cross-functionally, experience with ERP, WMS, and PM tools, intermediate Excel skills, and ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 15%.

What level of education is required for this role?

A 4-year college degree is required, with a masters degree preferred.

What are the main responsibilities of this role?

Develop a thorough understanding of all Cisco Meraki fulfillment business systems and operations, lead process/technology projects, own end-to-end responsibility for project management life cycle, support Fulfillment PMO operations, act as a team lead and coach, and other duties as assigned.

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