Director, PMO

The Estée Lauder Companies - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Brand: Estée Lauder Companies



Our Brands: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company’s products are sold in approximately 150 countries and territories under brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA, and Too Faced. For fiscal 2019, net sales were $14.86 billion and operating income was $2.31 billion. ( )

Our Heritage: Since Estée Lauder founded our Company in 1946 with four cosmetics products and unlimited dreams, we have grown virtually every year on the key principles she established: creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Estée Lauder Companies are committed to building world-class brands by developing talented people. We champion a professional organization that emphasizes excellences at every level. Our people are our greatest asset and the success of our company is the result of the talent, passion, and vision of our creative and highly dedicated employees, who set a global standard for innovation, service and quality. The Canadian Supply Chain and Canadian Innovation Centre is at the core of that innovative spirit. ( )

Our Culture & Values: Our culture is often described as a rare mix of family values with a high-performing public company with a mission of “Bringing the best to everyone we touch and being the best in everything we do. This unique mix translates into a caring, collaborative and compassionate workplace that is also demanding – with a competitive spirit that is a powerful source of motivation. Above all else, there is a focus on long-term, sustainable growth which engenders loyalty and commitment from internal and external stakeholders. We are a values-driven organization. Our actions are rooted in the Lauder Family values of respect for the individual, uncompromising ethics and integrity, generosity of spirit and fearless persistence. Building on these core values we also abide by the following principles: .

To learn more about our unique corporate culture in Canada, please visit LinkedIn .


The Director, PMO will be responsible for managing the Canadian PMO team (2-4 direct reports) and for the program management of all strategic projects under Canada Supply Chain. This role reports directly to the Executive Director of Manufacturing and will work in partnership with the Canadian Supply Chain Leadership Team. The initial focus for this will be leadership of the Manufacturing Transformation in Canada and Factory of Future. This role will be directly responsible for executing the short-term and long-term strategic transformation initiative which will drive the modernization and expansion of our Canada Operations in support of our future growth plans. This role will also deliver sustainable operational excellence in safety, quality and productivity through leading and managing strategic initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Program Management (65%)

Oversee, manage, and provide overall direction with regards to all Capital and Manufacturing Transformation Programs to drive innovation and continuous improvement.
Partner closely with departmental leaders to ensure alignment on Program Governance Model.
Develop overall program outlines and deliverables, realizing projected cost savings and meeting all budget estimates.
Manage all program partners to ensure project targets are being delivered within pre-determined timelines.
Mitigate all issues and risks escalated by Project Managers, developing creative solutions and ensuring these solutions are acted upon quickly to avoid further risk.
Manage overall program budgets – must be comfortable with managing budgets ranging from $10-$20 million.
Provide timely and accurate reporting of all PMO projects to program stakeholders and senior management.
Completion and evaluation of all programs to ensure programs meet their targets.
2. Leadership (25%)

Leadership and development of the Canada Supply Chain PMO team.
Responsible for managing Project Managers and providing dedicated support as required.
Stakeholder management and ability to coach, lead and influence at all levels.
3. Manufacturing Transformation and Digitization (10%)

Establish and execution of PMO objectives in support of all identified sites and Corporate Goals and objectives.
Implement digitalization projects and industry 4.0 in manufacturing, which includes MES, IIOT, and automation.
Lead the deployment and integration of the Manufacturing Execution System.
Determine opportunities for Autonomous Mobile Robots, Automated Guided Vehicles, and other similar technologies.
Educate senior management on latest technologies and opportunities to implement them *.*

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in

Engineering or Business; MBA preferred

Experience: 7-10 Years in manufacturing

or supply chain environments. Experience with Automation, PLC, MES, Robotics

and AMR / AGV. Structural Thinking

training through management consulting or program management preferred.

Travel Time: 5-10%

Licenses/Certifications: PMP or PgMP preferred

Additional Job Specifications: Proficient

in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point; Professional communication skills and

proven leadership capabilities; Demonstrated successful program/project

management capabilities in a manufacturing or supply chain environment.

Job: Manufacturing - Supply Chain

Primary Location: Americas-CA-ON-Markham

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 1916871

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.