Commercialization Analyst
Oak Brook, IL 
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Supply Chain Commercialization

Job Posting Title:

Commercialization Analyst

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Provide project management support for key business initiatives related to Innovation, Product Maintenance, Graphics Refresh and Cost Savings projects related to Finished Goods. As part of the Product & Project Management Team supporting Division-approved projects, this position will ensure effective tracking and execution of assigned projects across all functions involved in the commercialization process.

Position Responsibilities:

Primary accountabilities Provide critical data gathering and data entry support to Commercialization team with regards to Innovation, Product Maintenance, Graphics Refresh, and Cost Savings projects.

  • Support the management of various low complexity projects so that net sales, profit and cost savings KPI's are achieved for assigned product categories.
  • Coordinate and support material set-up/readiness, scale-up efforts and launch/post launch
  • Shepherd projects through the commercialization workflow process to ensure they successfully meet customer expectations (scope, first ship date, etc).
  • Actively communicate to the extended cross-functional team a detailed project tracker. Drive urgency to hit established timelines. Internal contacts: Commercialization, Sales, R&D, Plants, Logistics, S&OP, Master Data, Customer Graphics, Purchasing, Marketing, Finance, Business teams - various levels of the organization
  • Possess in depth knowledge of the category product line and serve as the SME on PPM tools including PPM and PDM.
  • Other project coordination tasks as assigned.
  • The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks. Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business needs

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • B.S. degree preferred; preferably in Business, Operations, Supply Chain, or Engineering.
  • 1-3 years' previous experience in R&D, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and/or other related functions.
  • Exposure and understanding of multiple supply chain and other business disciplines (R&D, purchasing, manufacturing, logistics, etc.) in previous positions or project work preferred.
  • The position requires strong project and influence management skills to ensure project success.
  • Exposure to commercialization and start-up procedures.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently with attention to detail.
  • Strong problem solving aptitude.
  • Excellent communication skills - both formal and informal with the ability to communicate within all levels of the organization.
  • Possess continuous improvement mindset.
  • Highly collaborative style with the ability to surface conflict in cross-functional integration roles that may impact the project success.
  • Exposure to SAP or other ERP transaction systems and information flow a plus
  • Strong computer skills with heavy data manipulation focus (i.e. Excel)

Education:

Bachelor's Degree Required - Type: Business or Operation related fields

Working Conditions:

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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