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Project Manager - Supply Chain

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Project Managers plan and manage the implementation of business projects within the supply chain. This role will identify projects, define project schedules, determine estimated resources and costs, manage the project team and be accountable for project deliverables.  The Project Manager will also be responsible for continuously improving processes to drive value and support better business outcomes.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage multiple business projects, stage gate, material set-up/readiness, scale-up efforts, scale-down efforts, and launch/post launch metrics.
  • Lead transition plans during supply chain projects to reduce disruption to customers while minimizing inventory and costs. 
  • Track ERP system set up process and ensure all updates are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Work directly with the project sponsor to define project success criteria, manage the uncertainty inherent in large, complex projects and maintain visibility to the expected value of the outcome throughout the project lifecycle
  • Report out to all levels of leadership on project progress, develop risk mitigation contingencies, and escalate issues and risks in a timely manner to stay on schedule.
  • Independently and proactively mine data from multiple data sources to identify trends and patterns to generate insights for business units and senior leadership
  • Responsible for achieving financial related targets as outlined in project plans
  • Serves as the SCM Subject Matter Expert (SME) for cross functional projects.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for product transitions and dispositions.
  • Independently identify and initiate projects as needed.
  • Train and coach entry level Associate Project Managers 


Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:
Requires one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree and seven (7) years of project management or related experience
  • Experience with a range of project management methodologies, software, and communications
  • Superior presentation and communication skills to all levels of the organization
  • Proven leadership, team management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience leading a team of people to achieve a desired outcome, project or otherwise
  • Demonstrated ability to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, work teams and leadership to achieve project results
  • Experience successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Tactical understanding of product costs and business team process
  • Ability to maintain composure and adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, frequent ambiguity, and multiple competing priorities
  • Strong problem-solving aptitude.
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, and self-sufficient with ability to cope with pressure and comfort with ambiguity
  • PMP Certification, preferred 


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Education in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Project management or related fields.
  • SAP experience
  • Exposure and strong understanding of multiple Supply Chain and other business disciplines (Purchasing, Manufacturing, Logistics, R&D, etc.) in previous positions or project work

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

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