London Manufacturing Jobs

Program Manager - Contract

by Masco Canada Limited

Position Type: Full-time
Location: St Thomas, ON
Date Posted: Mar 26, 2021
Masco Canada Limited

Job Description

Program Manager - Contract

We are hiring a Program Manager in our St. Thomas, ON location!


This is a temporary full time position covering a leave.


Come build the future with us!  At Masco Canada, we pride ourselves in finding passionate individuals who enjoy a fast-paced, team-focused work environment. The Program Manager oversees the process and project portfolio of all projects and related activities ensuring all projects are delivered on time, on budget, and in accordance with various company stakes and metrics. This person leads cross-functional teams through all stages of product and project development while maintaining responsibility and compliance to Masco Canada’s standards, processes and business objectives.


What You’ll Bring:

  • Incumbent must have a detailed understanding of engineering design and manufacturing fundamentals.

  • Understanding of new product development Stage Gate process is helpful. 

  • Project Management certification is a plus. 

  • Must have 2+ years of hands-on experience in full time project management responsibilities

  • Participate in continual project management education and certification opportunities

  • Strong collaboration skills and have demonstrated cross-functional leadership in previous roles. 

  • Must possess highly developed communication skills at all levels of the organization to influence others relative to company objectives as well as to clarify and maintain focus on team goals and objectives. 

  • Able to prioritize multiple, often ambitious priorities and be able to delegate and follow up appropriately.  Demonstrated ability to creatively solve problems is also vital

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and Smartsheet are preferred

  • B.S. in Engineering or related field, or equivalent

  • Project Management Certification (PMP) an asset


What You’ll Do:

  • Acts as a focal point for the entire project execution team and facilitates intra-team communication

  • Leads the development and presentation of projects as it relates to resources, budget and timeline

  • Provides portfolio view of projects including budget, timeline, resource allocation and expected payback.

  • Builds and manages the project timeline, including dependencies and resource requirements from concept through project closure

  • Manages commercialization and product launch plans and coordinates all organizational areas including Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Product Development, Supply Chain etc. through all phases of project to successful execution

  • Tracks and measures project timeline compliance, performance v. goal, and overall achievement of objectives at various stages of the project lifecycle

  • Manages the resolution and escalation of project issues

  • Facilitates decision-making and manages project communications to relevant partners

  • Responsible for driving compliance through all projects (new product development and existing product changes)

  • Ensure compliance with established Masco Canada Compliance Policy

  • Evaluates project management tools and makes recommendations as appropriate

  • Provides input into the overall NPD portfolio process for adding, deleting, and changing projects within the portfolio based upon feasibility of execution

  • Facilitates post-launch review meetings to discuss lessons learned, spend v. budget, schedule and obtainment of goals.


Masco Canada (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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