Project Manager

Wayne, NJ, USA
Jan 02, 2018
Jan 19, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

**Job title:**

Project Manager



**Role synopsis:**

The Supply Chain Project Manager position is a dual role. First, it provides subject matter expertise in the key supply chain functional areas. Secondly, the Project Manager will act as a change agent supporting and enabling the execution of change initiatives across the supply chain/ value chain inclusive of Procurement, the sales order process, Planning, Manufacturing, HSSE, logistics, and Distribution within the Supply Chain. In this role, you will provide Project / Change Management support to one or all of the Supply Chain's business partners (Automotive Lubricants, Industrial Lubricants, and Marine & Energy Lubricants). You will also interface with all functions within the Supply Chain and with the businesses to ensure seamless integration of key change initiatives.

**Req ID:**



United States - New Jersey - Wayne

**Is this a part time position?:**


**Relocation available:**


**Travel required:**

Yes - up to 50%

**Key accountabilities:**

As the Project Manager, you will bring your supply chain subject matter expertise and functional skills (i.e. operations, planning, logistics, distribution and warehousing) to the Project Management Team. We'll look to you to lead change initiatives (project, program, process and organizational) that impact the broader Supply Chain and has a connection to manufacturing operations in the areas of process, production & warehousing, engineering & maintenance, quality, HSSE, planning & scheduling, and raw material supply synchronization.

In this role, you'll also have responsibility for the following:

+ Accountable for supporting Project Management Office processes and practices

+ Defines the scope of projects sufficiently so that stakeholders understand the requirements

+ Ensures that a clear and appropriately detailed project plan is in place highlighting the steps and timeline to affect the project, with clear milestones identified

+ Drives the formal Management of Change (MoC) process at a regional level and ensures alignment with Plant MoC content and objectives

+ Ensures the right stakeholders are engaged up front and throughout the change process

+ Provides a robust risk assessment via the RAT tool

+ Owns team performance related to delivery of the required change initiatives being on time and on budget

+ Provides timely updates to appropriate stakeholders, as agreed, within the Supply Chain and Business regarding project delivery progress, issues and barriers, risks and current timeline status

+ Participates in cross-functional teams to analyze and implement formulary cost savings projects

+ Challenges project scopes and deliverables to ensure alignment with set strategies and priorities

+ Takes ownership for identifying and driving continuous improvement opportunities within the PMO processes by having awareness of industry training and new practices

+ May, on occasion, have ownership and management of Capex and Revex as part of the overall change management initiatives

**Essential Education:**

Holds a university degree in an associated subject

**Desirable criteria and qualifications:**

+ Six Sigma training

+ Fluent in English, Spanish a plus

**About BP:**

Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

The Lubricants SPU is a world leader in the lubricants industry, trading in over 50 countries and with a turnover in excess of $8 billion. The SPU is made up of 5 sales and marketing regions, 2 global businesses and 3 global functional units: Lubricants Supply Chain, Global Marketing Unit and Product Development & Technology.

We are one of the most diverse business units in the BP Group with people working together in a truly global team. Excellent teamwork, rapid sharing of information and knowledge across teams and time zones help to differentiate us from our competition.

**Application close date:**



Project Services

**Job category:**


**Countries (State/Region):**

United States - New Jersey


If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½" scalp, or > 2 cm/¾" body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at or by telephone at 281.366.1999.

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**Essential experience and job requirements:**

+ A minimum of 8 years supply chain experience in fast paced consumer goods, lubricants or chemical/ petrochemical processing

+ A minimum of 3 years' experience as a project manager

+ PMI certification required

+ Demonstrated track record of leading change management initiatives, with a heavy emphasis on teamwork, engagement, and inclusion of stakeholders that are meaningfully impacted by the change

+ Good understanding of best practices in supply chain management, procurement, operations, planning, logistic, inventory control, systems, safety, warehousing, and distribution

+ Demonstrated capabilities in leadership, negotiation and networking skills

+ Knowledge of international business

**Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location):**

There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.

**Eligibility Requirements:**

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.