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Associate Project Manager

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.


Beam Suntory currently has the following position open in Chicago Illinois, United States. 



Associate Project Manager  




As part of the Global Commercialization team, the VAP Associate Project Manager will lead discussions between Commercial, Packaging, Supply Chain, Quality, Procurement, and other relevant internal and external resources to manage North America development of Value Added Packaging from initiation to launch.


The Associate Project Manager is responsible to deliver projects on-time and on-budget, escalating project issues and opportunities at the correct moment throughout the lifecycle of the project.

The VAP APM is responsible for bringing best-in-class premium packaging expertise to drive brand strategy and touchpoints


This position requires a person with considerable initiative, independent judgment and a capability to manage multiple priorities at the same time while maintaining a highly developed customer service orientation.


This is a great opportunity because...


  • Team member is responsible for a portion of the North America VAP project portfolio at the world’s 3rd largest premium spirits company
  • Own the management of low to medium complexity Value Added Packaging commercialization projects from Initiation through Launch
  • Leverage packaging experience to deliver strategic plan in the gifting occasion
  • As part of Project Management Team, ability to provide input on overall process improvements
  • Working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where every individual makes a difference in the results of the world’s 3rd largest premium spirits company


Desired Qualifications


Education- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Packaging or Project Management   

Certifications/Licensure- Six Sigma & Project Management Certifications desired

Years of experience- Ideal candidate has 3-5 years previous experience in Project Management  

Level of experience- Demonstrated success in Project Management roles and influence with cross functional teams.

Industry experience- No specific industry experience required

Travel %- 5-10% within the United States





Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago