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Project Coordinator

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.


Project Coordinator  




As part of the Global Commercialization team, owns gathering agenda items, required content to specification and assembling meeting minutes for monthly stage-gate project review meetings for Value Added Packaging projects for the organization. Executes the monthly stage gate meeting, including keeping on-time, with a broad range of stakeholders from commercial brand managers to executive decision makers. 

The VAP Project Coordinator will also project manage low complexity VAP projects, ensuring on-time and on-budget execution.

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...


This person is the primary coordinator of the monthly Value Added Packaging stage gate process for the world’s 3rd largest premium spirits company

  • Responsible for scheduling, content gathering, preparation, execution and meeting minutes for monthly stage gate review meetings with Executive Level sponsors and cross-functional team members
  • Opportunity to gain experience in project management
  • Part of a Global supporting team located in 3 locations – Chicago, IL – Clermont, KY – Madrid, Spain
  • 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- High school graduate required. Bachelor’s degree or business school courses preferred.  

Certifications/Licensure- None needed

Years of experience- Must have a minimum of 5 years with experience in planning & organization

Level of experience Demonstrated ability to interact with varying levels of the organization, including senior leadership.

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