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Project Manager- Commercialization

Requisition ID 20977
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
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Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work:

Come join our wonderful team at our Kerry US Corporate headquarters in Beloit, WI, and enjoy the employee perks such as an onsite workout facility, cafe and beautiful landscaped walking trails. Beloit has approximately 700 employees in roles such as regulatory, RD&A, finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. This site is commutable from major cities such as Milwaukee and Madison, WI, as well as Chicago, IL.

What you'll do:

As a Commercialization Project Manager, you will be supporting our Beverage division throughout the US and Canada. This is a fast-paced position that requires high energy, but also exposes you to all different plants and groups throughout Kerry, as well as various Kerry customers and brands. Are you passionate about project management? You will be continuously looking for ways to improve processes connected to the commercialization process and engaging with groups such as Operations, R&D, Supply Chain, Quality, Procurement and engineering to ensure projects are completed on time. Waste reduction will be a primary focus, as well as efficient product scale up and launch as well as communication methods and training tools to support employees involved in product commercialization.


You won’t have a dull moment! You’ll be spending your time ensuring that suitable risk assessment and contingency planning is taking place and communicated and agreed upon by stakeholders, as well as assigning commercialization resources upon project approval based on complexity and production plant.


Can you develop strong working relationships with all business functions involved in commercialization? Can you also collaborate effectively with commercialization managers and other project managers to ensure customer requirements are met? Are you a change agent and confident you can challenge teams to efficiently reach full commercialization with minimal waste (raw materials, packaging)? Can you lead a project from conception to completion while coaching/training and motivating team members along the way? If you answered yes, then this could be the right opportunity for you! 

What you'll need to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field, preferably with a science/business/technical background
  • Five plus years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic, motivational, and organizational skills. Ability to communicate, develop, manage and implement process management plans.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence
  • Ability to lead cross-functional groups while managing their own agenda in a fast-paced environment.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Madison

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