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Posted July 29th

Project Manager, Operations

Windsor, Ontario


Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted July 29th

Project Manager, Operations

Windsor, Ontario






Full Time

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means creating great company every day. It means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and collaborating with passionate people on successful premium brands in an entrepreneurial way. Our people are at the core of our success. Everyone adds a vital ingredient to our mix, bringing a personal touch and individual qualities that make Pernod Ricard even better. We work together with a shared commitment to our values:

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit;
  • Mutual trust;
  • A strong sense of ethics; and
  • A relentless commitment to growth.

  • Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration and encourages ongoing professional development and growth. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues. We never settle for "good enough" but stretch ourselves and our teams towards improvement and progress in all we do.

    Position Summary:

    The Project Manager, Operations, reporting to the SVP Operations North America, is responsible for managing enterprise-level projects that drive business effectiveness.

    This role works closely with the Operations team and internal stakeholders to deliver on projects that have a broad impact to the ongoing success of the organization.

    The Project Manager, Operations is a collaborative leader who embraces challenge and creative problem-solving while applying a disciplined and adaptive approach to driving the business forward while delivering exceptional project outcomes.


    The location of this position is open to North America and will be explored further depending on the candidate.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrate project management skills; work-back schedules, timelines, project plans
  • Develop and implement transversal project management procedures and methodologies
  • Define scope and goals taking into consideration the expectations of the stakeholders
  • Formalize scope, goals, project teams, work allocation, budget and schedule
  • Manage resource assignment, software and hardware requirements for projects
  • Manage and lead scope changes for projects as they arise
  • Identify project risks and recommend appropriate resolutions
  • Support and inspire the project team
  • Provide regular synthetic updates on project status to key stakeholders
  • Provide and explain alternative solutions in order to anticipate any obstacles
  • Ensure project execution within defined budget and timelines
  • Ensure that project deliverables meet customer expectations

  • Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects successfully according to objectives, quality standards and costs
  • Experience in a large, sophisticated, tier one manufacturing operation that is complex, multi-local, technologically advanced and labour-intensive
  • Outstanding project leadership, organizational skills and communication skills
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent ability to determine key tasks and resources
  • Proven change management and creative skills
  • Ability to inspire and motivate team members on project execution
  • Influence and engage key stakeholders throughout the life of a project/initiative
  • Excellent synthesis capacity
  • Ability to develop business knowledge to leverage best technologies and practices
  • Ability to interact with a variety of cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization
  • Strong prioritization skills; stays focused on the most important tasks

  • Education:

    Required: Undergraduate Degree

    Preferred: Undergraduate Degree & Project Management Certification


    Required: 5 years in Project Management

    Preferred: 5+ year Project Management experience in Spirits Business

    Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


    Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    Canadian Applicants : We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.

    Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process or wish to view our accommodation policies, please contact the Human Resources Department at

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    Windsor, Ontario