Our client, a growing consumer brand, is looking for an Wholesale Project Manager to join their team to ensure flawless execution of special retail projects for wholesale accounts.
Full time direct hire
Hybrid in Santa Ana - two days
$80K depending on experience. Some flexibility for an elevated salary for the perfect candidate
- Project Management: Plan, execute, and oversee all phases of projects, including scope definition, timeline management, resource allocation, and risk mitigation. Projects will heavily include VAS (Value added service projects like CDU, Displays, Pallet programs etc.), Direct Shipments (DI) and other special projects with retail CPG customers.
- International Liaison: Serve as the primary point of contact between the sourcing team in Hong Kong and the Operations + PD team in the U.S., facilitating smooth communication and collaboration.
- Quality Assurance: Ensure that imported products meet specifications and expectations laid down by PD team by working closely with the HK team and the factory.
- Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with various teams, including Sales, Marketing, Demand Planning, and Product Development, to ensure alignment on project goals and requirements.
- Reporting: Provide regular updates to leadership on project progress, issues, and resolutions.
Skills and Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in business, Project Management, or a related field
- PMP certification would be a plus.
- Minimum of 3 years of work experience in project management in the Consumer-Packaged Goods industry, preferably in an international supply chain or a production environment.
- Proven experience in handling new product development and VAS projects.
- Experience with DI (Direct Shipments) would be a plus.
- Ability to engage in multiple projects simultaneously.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to bridge the gap between international and domestic teams.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
- Familiarity with ERP systems, especially Apprise, is a bonus.
- Bilingual proficiency in Mandarin or Cantonese is advantageous.
- Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.