Operations Project Management

Job Location

Minooka, IL US

Job Category

Project/Program Management


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.


Essential to this Position

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a growing company?  We are looking for a Project Manager to work on our co-packing operations floor.  If you love to manage projects, are detailed oriented, have a passion for seeing the fruits of your labor, then please apply and we will be in touch.  This role is not an Information Technology role. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage/monitor and analyze inventory and customer forecasts to initiate production scheduling and/or material orders, working closely with key stakeholders
  • Prepare internal setup and maintain system:  Item Master, Scenarios, Bill of Materials, Projects
  • Compile necessary documentation such as Work Packet Specifications, Art Files, and Assembly Instructions
  • Ensure timely order entry and proactively manages order timelines for assigned account(s)
  • Prepare purchase orders for outside materials
  • Receive and respond to customer complaints and processes appropriate corrective actions
  • Proactively monitor open orders to advise key stakeholders of possible lead time challenges
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Menasha’s products and capabilities to align with customer’s products and objectives
  • Monitor product inventory to assure availability for production and/or distribution to customer; work with management to disposition aging inventory
  • Prepare and reviews required business reports
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives

Education & Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, project management or supply chain
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience in project management
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills
  • Exceptional creativity and analytical skills
  • Deadline driven, sensitive to project timelines, and decision making skills
  • Outstanding relationship building skills – above average interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented, multi-tasking and ability to handle pressure
  • Better than average Microsoft Suite skills including familiarity with SAP ERP systems
Education / Certifications
Education Required
Bachelor’s Degree
Education Desired
Bachelor’s Degree
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience required
About Menasha Packaging Menasha Packaging Company is a leading designer and manufacturer of graphic consumer corrugated packaging, merchandising solutions, food packaging, shipping containers, material handling solutions, and pack-out and fulfillment services. As the largest independent retail-focused display and packaging company in North America we set new standards in sustainable packaging, and our printing and structural design capabilities are unrivaled in the industry. Our Retail Integration Institute (RII) Group uses an exclusive merchandising model with processes specifically designed to bridge the gap between consumer packaged goods companies and retailers. We currently operate seven RII campuses in geographically dispersed locations. Our 3,200+ employees include more than 100 designers and more than 50 project managers who, together with our highly skilled workforce, develop new, innovative and cutting-edge solutions for global customers. With over 40 locations we are geographically positioned to serve major food, beverage, consumer products, entertainment, electronics, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies with superior products and fulfillment services. 

As an operating company of Menasha Corporation, we celebrate over 167 years of unwavering dedication to a sustainable business strategy that focuses on keeping pace with change and market trends. Menasha Corporation is a privately held company comprised of two subsidiaries: Menasha Packaging Company and ORBIS Corporation. As one of America’s oldest family-owned manufacturing companies, Menasha Corporation employs over 5,000 in over 100 facilities in North America and Europe. 

Click here to view our two-minute video that shares a quick glimpse about Menasha Corporation and our exciting future. 

Visit our careers site at http://careers.menasha.socialsourcingnetwork.com/ to learn more about working at Menasha and to stay connected to future job opportunities. 

For more information about Menasha Packaging, please visit www.menashapackaging.com.