Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Manager Project Fulfillment

US-KS-Lenexa
Position Type
Full Time
Requisition ID
2017-139672
Category
In Store Project and Reset Merchandising

Summary

Manager Project Fulfillment

 

The Manager Project Fulfillment is responsible for all aspects of fulfillment projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Responsible for taking projects from original conception through completion (store delivery). Assembles project teams, assigns individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects, project estimates, and status reports.  Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.  Communicates with management and clients regarding status of specific projects.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and schedule project work between external clients and internal warehouse staff
  • Partner with Warehouse Lead to establish work schedules to ensure all projects leave the facility on-time
  • Communicate and advise project stakeholders of any client issues and coordinate plans to correct
  • Work with internal team to produce project estimates and quotes based upon client requests
  • Reconcile project costs against revenue to report gross margin to Accounting and Management
  • Work with Accounting department to ensure work is invoiced properly; revenue and costs are managed effectively
  • Run weekly reports on fulfillment metrics to include; tracking, kit usage, etc.
  • Supply tracking reports to project stakeholders as needed
  • Support management team when prospecting for new fulfillment clients as needed
  • Assist warehouse personnel with fulfillment work when need arises 

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Project Management tools (i.e., MS Project) or similar project tool (s)
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Must have complete understanding of warehouse and fulfillment center operations by either working in that direct capacity or in a role that depends upon/works alongside warehouse operations
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Position Summary      

                                            

The Manager Project Fulfillment is responsible for all aspects of fulfillment projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Responsible for taking projects from original conception through completion (store delivery). Assembles project teams, assigns individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects, project estimates, and status reports.  Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.  Communicates with management and clients regarding status of specific projects.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

Project Management

  • Coordinate and schedule project work between external clients and internal warehouse staff
  • Partner with Warehouse Lead to establish work schedules to ensure all projects leave the facility on-time
  • Communicate and advise project stakeholders of any client issues and coordinate plans to correct
  • Work with internal team to produce project estimates and quotes based upon client requests

Project Cost Reconciliation

  • Reconcile project costs against revenue to report gross margin to Accounting and Management
  • Work with Accounting department to ensure work is invoiced properly; revenue and costs are managed effectively

Reporting

  • Run weekly reports on fulfillment metrics to include; tracking, kit usage, etc.
  • Supply tracking reports to project stakeholders as needed

Fulfillment Support

  • Support management team when prospecting for new fulfillment clients as needed
  • Assist warehouse personnel with fulfillment work when need arises

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

 

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

 

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degreeor equivalent experience

                                   

Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Business Management or Operations

  • 3-5 years of experience in a position that relies heavily on Project Management and Customer Services skill set

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Proficient in Project Management tools (i.e., MS Project) or similar project tool (s)
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Must have complete understanding of warehouse and fulfillment center operations by either working in that direct capacity or in a role that depends upon/works alongside warehouse operations
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

 

Office / Sedentary Requirements

 

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.  A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

 

Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

 

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

                                    

Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

 

Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

 

Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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