Our History Says Established
While Our DNA Says Nimble

Working for DELK means a collaborative and innovative environment. Our tenure and size is the perfect blend of both stable and nimble.

Project Manager

We are seeking a Project Manager (PM) to help support our Product Development and Operations Teams to manage products developed under the FrostGuard® and MYCHANIC® brands. Working with the Cross Functional Teams, the PM will be responsible for managing projects from concept to customer shipment. The PM will act as a liaison between DELK headquarters and contract manufacturers to communicate project requirements and ensure project timeline milestones are tracked and completed on time.

Responsibilities

  • Create and manage the product development project schedule.
  • Gantt chart creation and task management.
  • Correspond with overseas manufacturing to ensure all deliverables are provided to the manufacturer by required deadlines. Communication outside normal business hours will be required.
  • Maintain and organize all project documentation related to tracking development, product BOMs, specifications, and quote forms.
  • Projects will be managed from research concept phase through pilot production and involve any revisions or engineering changes during active life cycle of product.
  • Monitor projects daily to identify and minimize project delays.
  • Ensure changes to the project deliverables are clearly communicated and approved.
  • Cross-functional communication required with all internal departments including Product Development, Operations, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Finance.
  • Report clear and timely project status to all departments and senior management.
  • Must have the ability to challenge manufacturers and ask appropriate questions to help deliver projects on budget with required specifications.
  • Conduct project reviews post key project stages and share learnings for future projects as best practice.
  • Recommend and create new processes and protocols for better project tracking, project execution, and workflow improvements.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required.

NOTE: International travel required. Approximately two (2) annual trips to China.

REQUIRED SKILL SET

  • Self-manage projects and deadlines, strong organizational skills
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • The desire to drive completion of tasks in a thorough detailed manner
  • Clear communicator and possess the ability to present to upper management and key stake holders throughout the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with project management software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project)
  • Strong negotiation skills and understanding of manufacturing consumer goods
  • Strong Organizational and Planning skills with the ability to multi-task

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Chinese manufacturing and overseas travel
  • Background in technical field of consumer goods
  • Involvement with consumer goods from concept through product delivery
  • Bachelor's Degree in technical or business related concentration or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of project management experience required

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Comprehensive Benefits

Our team members are integral to DELK's success and are rewarded with career advancement in alignment with their contributions. In addition, our leadership invests heavily in our physical and financial wellbeing, provides ample time off and invests deeply in our culture.

  • 4 Medical Plan Options (Premiums are reduced by DELK's contribution)
  • Voluntary Vision, Dental and Critical Illness
  • 401K Match: 80% On The First 5% Of Contribution
  • Company Funded $25,000 Life Insurance and AD&D Policies
  • Company Funded Short and Long Term Disability

The Perks

Our "fun budget" is $650+ per person annually! Casual dress code, COSTCO membership, food trucks, costume competitions, egg hunts, popcorn, luncheons, and Nashville Sounds tickets to name a few benefits. Seriously - who doesn't love COSTCO?

Innovative Environment

In 2016, the company made a $2M investment to improve the ambiance, flow and efficiency of our building. The building previously looked like any other industrial park office, but now holds its own against any trendy, downtown agency.

Rest & Rejuvinate

Wondering about work/life balance? Our combined holiday, vacation and sick leave culminates in over 26 paid days off each year!