MFC Program Manager

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Maxonic, Inc.
MFC Program Manager
Contract Corp-To-Corp, C2H W2, 5 months
Depends On Experience
Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Our direct client is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. Includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers.

They are currently in urgent need of an MFC Program Manager. This is a 6 to 12 Months Contract to hire role.

The position is remote for now till Covid. Post-Covid, it will be onsite at Pleasanton, CA

Start ASAP

Title: MFC Program Manager

The eCommerce Fulfillment team has an opening for an MFC Program Manager. This position is located in Pleasanton, California and will require travel to support the launches of fulfillment operations across the U.S.

Position Purpose
The eCommerce Fulfillment Optimization team is responsible for the strategic development and execution of eCommerce initiatives, including the launch and scale of the micro-fulfillment center (MFC) network. This role will oversee the buildout of the micro-fulfillment center (MFC) network, which is a major investment area that is critical to the growth and success of the omnichannel strategy. You will develop relationships with key customers and stakeholders, deliver and support projects, and work cross-functionally with operations, real estate, marketing, analytics, product, and IT to execute
the construction and launch of our new MFC locations.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Establishing clear timelines and milestones for all Fulfillment Optimization initiatives, including the launch of several micro-fulfillment centers (MFCs) in the next 18 months
  • Designing and implementing a site selection methodology for new fulfillment operations, including market analysis, construction feasibility, and operational impacts;
  • Managing e-commerce initiatives from inception through deployment, with the responsibility to provide visibility and necessary reports/updates to leadership teams;
  • Coordinating work plans across many teams (Operations, Fulfillment, Real Estate, Construction,
  • Product/IT, Merchandising) to achieve on-time launch of new sites and drive execution of strategic initiatives;
  • Able to keep teams on track across multiple projects, instill accountability on timelines and milestones,
  • understand the impact on dependencies, etc.
  • Developing and executing launch playbooks for implementing standard work and driving rapid launch and ramp of new sites;
  • Working cross-functionally to manage bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make the trade-offs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints, and maximize business benefit.
  • Producing and maintaining documentation, including capital request decks, status updates, and site plans to achieve project approval and drive timelines for execution of top initiatives.
  • Lead process, manage project and program level planning, budget estimation and tracking, resource planning and assessment, invoice review, financial planning, and risk assessment.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects within the program at any given time.
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, has great communication skills, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility and ability to work collaboratively within a matrix, and virtual environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with external vendors.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree required
  • 6-10 years experience in one or more of the following areas: product/program management, business development, management consulting, - desired, but not required.
  • eCommerce fulfillment/logistics site launch experience is strongly preferred.
  • Ecommerce, digital and retail experience is a plus.
  • Strong skills in Agile coaching, project planning, budget estimation and management, resource planning and assessment, financial planning, and risk assessment.
  • Advanced knowledge of process evaluation and improvement, including a selection of products, tools, services, and infrastructure components in line with an organization's business needs and architectural principles.
  • Strong knowledge of Project Management Tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, Visio, Agile, SDLC, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong expectation management, influencing, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong ability to collaborate across groups, build relationships and manage effectively in a matrix organization.
  • Strong ability to motivate teams and coach and train business system analysts and lower-level project managers.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects within the program at any given time.
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, has great communication skills, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility and ability to work collaboratively within a matrix, and virtual environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with external vendors.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Up to 25%

About Maxonic:

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges. Our award-winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners and will seek to find a position that meets the long-term career needs of our candidates. We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.

Interested in Applying?

We'd love to hear from you! Please feel free to email Suresh Krishnamurthy at or call .



Company Information

Maxonic, Inc. is a certified minority-owned technology consulting and staffing firm founded in 2002. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent staff augmentation services to Fortune 500 companies across the country. The founders have over 40 years of experience helping clients and consultants succeed. Our commitment is to provide customers with an honest, personalized, face-to-face, long term relationship and provide consultants with ethical, respectful, and stress-free care.

Dice Id : 10108942
Position Id : 2021-22734
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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