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Project Manager

Company: Staffing Future Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Project Manager
Seattle, Washington

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Project Manager for our client based in the Ballard WA area.
Position(s): Project Manager
Location: Ballard WA (Hybrid)
Rate of Pay: $35-45/hr
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm
Hybrid Role: Tues-Thurs in office; Mon and Fri from home
Duration: 6 month contract
Dress: Casual Attire
Responsible for the tactical execution of new product development projects from ideation to completion within the foodservice, chain restaurant channels, retail and club channels. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, can manage projects from start to finish with minimal supervision, highly proficient in Project Management Software and has excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A typical day would consist of:

  • Assist R&D Project Managers with coordinating meetings, routing artwork, creating timelines and Gantt charts.
  • Reviewing current projects in the Homeport System and checking in with reviewers of artwork and following up as needed via email, Teams chat or in-person. If there are questions or concerns facilitating meetings/discussions with needed team members to get a decision made and keep the project moving forward.
  • Working with project managers on setting up new timelines and follow-ups with team members on due dates
  • Reviewing existing project timelines and following up with team members for status updates and updating project plans accordingly.
  • Updating status reports ahead of stand-up meetings.
  • Documenting existing work instructions / best practices for project management.
  • Work cross-functionally both with internal teams and external collaborators as needed and manages project activities to ensure the project progresses on schedule to meet milestone delivery dates.
  • Confer with project team to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
  • Prepares status reports by project and maintains communication with the project team, modifying schedules or plans as required.

    Required Skill Sets and Experience:

    • Experience working in project management software such as Smartsheet or MS Project (preference for experience with Smartsheet).
    • 2 years of experience in a related field in product development / R&D project coordinating / management
    • Experience in the food, consumer product and/or packaging industries preferred.
    • Familiar with MS Teams


Keywords: Staffing Future Inc., Seattle , Project Manager, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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