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Associate Manager - Project Management Commercialisation

Australia Job ID 21588 Apply

Salary range $120,00-$130,00 per annum plus superannuation
Location: 160 Epping Road, Lane Cove West NSW

This role will be open to applications from 7 September, closing 10 October 2022
Please note – Recruitment is run internally with only short-listed applicants contacted

SC Johnson & Son Pty Ltd is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

For the past four years, SC Johnson Australia have been certified as a Best Place to Work by Great Place to Work Australia!

As Associate Manager, Project Management Commercialisation, you will report to the Global Supply Chain, RD&E Manager whilst working closely and collaboratively with APAC stakeholders.


  • Assure all Subject Matter Experts are engaged to deliver key sub-processes and milestones required for the project, with focus on meeting Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Delivered Profit, Capital, Quality and Customer Service metrics for the project.
  • Supports Regional priority projects as defined by End-to-End New Product Development process

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages multiple, simultaneous Asia Pacific projects and programs for moderate supply chain and technical complexity.

Regional Priority Project Execution

  • Lead regional cross functional project team to ensure Project timeline and key deliverables are completed for commercialization and launch of new products.
  • Successfully manage projects according to SCJ processes and best practices.
  • Develop and manage detailed regional timeline and risk identification / mitigation plans to achieve project objectives.
  • Assure all appropriate Supply Chain functional Subject Matter Experts are engaged to deliver key sub-processes and milestones required for the project, with particular focus on meeting Cost of Goods, Capital and Customer Service metrics for the project.
  • Execute projects per launch commitments in each country defined in scope of Regional project charter
  • Track project progress against milestones, issue status reports and escalate issues as necessary to Product Change Manager
  • Support project from Regional initiation through start up and supply chain stabilization.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • BS or BA technical/business degree
  • Minimum 5 years Project Management experience
  • Project management experience, preferably in manufacturing, or purchasing planning/distribution
  • New product launches, contract manufacturing and financial analysis as it relates to operations preferred
  • Interface, lead and build relationships with multiple levels and functions internal and external to the organisation
  • Ability to motivate non-direct reports and keep teams working well together
  • Operate in complex, non-structured environment
  • Clear and concise communication skills with ability orchestrate effective meetings
  • High degree of initiative and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, especially across countries

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Project Management (PMI) or Supply Chain (APICS) certification
  • MBA
  • Creativity
  • Adaptability
  • Persuasiveness
  • Perseverance
  • Strategic thinking

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain collaborative working relationship with customers, peers and other departments;
  • Identify areas of continuous improvement within your area of responsibility;
  • Perform all work in a responsible manner that ensures the health and safety of yourself and all other employees;
  • Ensure activities comply with legal and ethical standards as well as company policies;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by your manager from time-to-time; and
  • Do not represent that you are employed by anyone other than SC Johnson.

Benefits & Culture:

For the past four years, SC Johnson Australia have been certified as a Best Place to Work by Great Place to Work Australia!

  • Full time, permanent position with flexible work hours (compressed work week)
  • Based at 160 Epping Road, Lane Cove West NSW with ample free parking
  • Above market superannuation contributions of 13.5%
  • On-site gym, fitness classes, tennis courts and onsite kitchen facilities
  • Casual dress code, staff shop, social committee

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