Senior Project Manager, Supply Chain Optimization

Posted 2 weeks ago
New York
Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Beauty and Fragrance
Category: Supply Chain and Logistics
Seniority: Manager
Job Type: Full time
Pay Range: $100,000 - $130,000 annually

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Senior Project Manager, Supply Chain Optimization
New York
Beauty and Fragrance
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Job Summary

Maesa is currently seeking a senior-level Project Manager to lead execution of key change management projects across our supply chain (reformulations of existing products and/or movements of existing items between suppliers). The successful candidate will be a strategist, organizer, timeline-owner, facilitator, and collaborator, capable of building strong relationships and managing workflow amongst all cross-functional team members and external partners.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create detailed project timelines and oversee timely execution of change initiatives
  • Work in partnership with internal and external stakeholders to validate timeline assumptions and adjust them as the project parameters evolve
  • Own the critical flow of communication between cross-functional team members on each project, including leading weekly project status meetings, creating agendas and recaps for those meetings, maintaining awareness of upcoming deadlines, sharing updates in project scope, and clearly communicating issues, action items, owners, and next steps on a regular basis
  • Actively work in partnership with cross-functional team members and external stakeholders to find solutions to any obstacles to project completion
  • Hold internal teams accountable for meeting project milestones and escalate risks when necessary
  • Maintain tracker of all product changes in process across the organization, track KPIs, and lead regular reviews of project activity with leadership to give visibility and drive decision-making
  • Validate accuracy of code and BOM updates in the system
  • Orchestrate smooth transitions for product changes by working closely with packaging and supply planning to determine the correct time to activate/deactivate BOMs, transfer component inventory between suppliers, and ensure that vendors receive clear instructions from our planning team regarding which materials to use on any given job
  • Foster a positive and collaborative team environment

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in project management
  • Experience in Cosmetics Industry mandatory
  • Knowledge of supply chain, BOMs, and MRP systems
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of managing multiple large-scale projects simultaneously, escalating issues/roadblocks, driving resolution, and prioritizing deadlines within internal & external teams
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders – will work across multiple regions, functions and with various levels including senior leadership
  • Solutions-oriented and results-driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to be clear and concise
  • Ability to analyze data to drive insights and decisions. Advanced Microsoft Excel experience required
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn quickly and take on additional responsibilities when needed

About Maesa

Maesa is the world’s largest independent beauty brand incubator. Maesa operates two categories of business – exclusive brands for mass, drug and specialty retailers and outsourcing for beauty brands. Maesa partners with over 80 global customers such as Sephora, Urban Outfitters, Target, Ulta, Parlux, Ralph Lauren, Sally Beauty, Banana Republic, Walmart, H&M, and Zara. Launching over 4,000 proprietary products per year, Maesa delivers marketing and white space analysis creating proprietary design, product development, speed-to-market, cost savings, and resource efficiencies. Vertically integrated with marketing, design, engineering, product development/formulation and regulatory, Maesa has mastered “commercializing creativity” servicing the fundamental revolutionary change in the beauty industry. Headquartered in New York and Paris, with additional offices in Los Angeles, Vienna, Dubai, Hong Kong, and Dongguan, Maesa employs about 350 team members worldwide with over 200 employees in the US.