The Commercialization Associate Project Manager will support the Project Manager in facilitating new brand, line extension, and package changes through Constellation Brands Stage Gate process. This team will serve as liaisons between Innovation Project Managers and Operations, and will be the primary contacts to initiate new operational projects. This person will support key Operations teams including Winemaking, Sensory Development, Production Scheduling, Quality, Warehousing, and Distribution, and will be accountable for select tasks within and outside of the Stage Gate process.
The Associate Project Manager-Commercialization will also provide project management support for Operations-based initiatives, and will lead select projects from initiation through launch.Â
Consult with Project Manager and Innovation Project Managers to develop project timelines, outline resources, and create operations-based work plans.Â Â
Coordinate cross-functional input (eg: Sensory, Production Scheduling, Quality, Warehousing, Distribution) for new projects, and facilitate involvement of the Functional Experts as needed.
Facilitate project communications (project status, action items, milestones) to key stakeholders and ensure teams are responsible for completing tasks at hand.
Work to address the various needs, concerns and expectations of the stakeholders in planning and executing the project.
Understand operations-focused hurdles and work with project teams and cross-functional business partners to propose resolutions.
Provide Operations-based content for the Monthly Innovation Board meetings.
Build relationships throughout cross-functional teams.Â
Consult on continuous/process improvement initiatives and opportunities.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field required.
Strong attention to detail and the capacity to handle bold timelines.
Ability to support multiple projects concurrently and prioritize projects along with ongoing ad-hoc requests and/or initiatives.
Successful in navigating change, solving problems, and consulting with cross-functional business partners.
Demonstrated top notch organization skills, and confirmed ability to guide processes, while developing creative solutions to meet changing business needs.
A consistent record of successfully delivering projects on-time and within scope.
Great Teammate (âCan-doâ Attitude)
Experienced with relationship management.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
â¢Â Â Â Â Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or formal training in project management beneficial
New product development and execution experience.
â¢Â Â Â Â Beverage industry experience and/or 3 yearsâ project management experience preferred
Proficient in relevant project management software and Microsoft Project; data driven software a plus.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Physical Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Travel Required: <10%.
San Francisco, California
Operations and Production
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Internal Number: 13995573
About Constellation Brands
If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands. We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love. From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.