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Associate Manager, Project Management

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Job ID 24652 Apply

Job Title: Associate Manager, Project Management, Products

Location: Kota Damansara, Selangor

Department: Research & Development

Reporting to R&D Manager, the Associate Manager, Project Management, Products will be responsible for delivering projects in the End-to-End (E2E) New Product Development (NPD) process. You will guide the team through the NPD Process, ensuring deliverables, success criteria, timing, and risk/mitigation profile is clear and executed. You have the accountability for identification of process or principal deviations, initiating trade-off and escalation discussions, and leveraging the visual performance management process to maintain project progress to goals. You will drive integration with the regional execution, aligned with business commitment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage cross-functional teams to deliver moderate to high complexity NPD launches from ideation to commercialization
  • Execute the technical plan and coordinates activities of functional team members to execute validation test plans that will meet commitments of key technical deliverables
  • Influence others to drive project progress in functional area
  • Model strong Research & Development (R&D) functional skills, including appropriate skills in effective communication, financial acumen, integrated risk management, project management, quality, robustness, regulation & safety, scientific rigor, and technical curiosity
  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot between working with a front-end team operating in ambiguity and operating in execution
  • Apply rigorous timeline and risk management practices to effectively manage technical and timeline risks
  • Apply root cause analysis and problem-solving skills to identify the most critical factors that impact successful project implementation
  • Draw on scientific and functional expertise to enable successful development and commercialization
  • Provide consistent communication with cross-functional team and internal stakeholders

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s in packaging engineering, chemical engineering, or other relevant disciplines
  • Minimum 5 to 6 years’ experience in the development and commercialization of consumer product goods, or project management experience
  • Technical breadth and depth in product development and commercialization, global products experience
  • Experience in familiarity with formulation technique would be an added advantage

Benefits & Culture:

SC Johnson is committed to providing a Great Place to Work for all its employees. Along with a competitive base salary, here are just some of the benefits you receive when joining the SC Johnson Family -

  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidized fitness sessions
  • Shindig Committee that put on regular events, lunches, parties, fun days
  • Family-owned company, with a family feel
  • Be a member of a company championing a better world through sustainability and environmental protection measures

SC Johnson Asia has been recognized as the Best Multinational Workplace by Great Place to Work®!

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