Project Manager

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Co-founded in 2012 by Jeff Jetton and Tyler Williams, F+BI (Food+Beverage Innovations, LLC) is the creator of the world’s first fully automated gelatin maker. From its headquarters in Portland, OR., 40 employees create value by helping the food and beverage world serve up™

job summary 

Responsible for the overall coordination, direction, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring effective communications and reporting, consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. 

Reports to the VP Manufacturing Operations 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities  

  • Lead the planning and implementation of projects as assigned 

  • Facilitate the definition of scope, goals and deliverables for product based projects 

  • Define project tasks and cross-functional resource requirements 

  • Develop full scale project plans 

  • Assemble and coordinate project staff 

  • Manage project budget 

  • Manage project resource allocation 

  • Plan and schedule project timelines 

  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools 

  • Provide direction and support to project team 

  • Quality assurance 

  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders 

  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions 

  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs 

  • Project evaluations and assessment of results

 Education and Experience 

  • BS degree or equivalent in technical discipline: Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Eng 

  • Qualification in project management (PMP) or equivalent preferred 

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management 

  • Knowledge of project management techniques, tools and software 

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills 

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office 

  • Direct work experience in project management capacity supporting manufacturing/product-based objectives 

  • Proven experience in people/team management 

  • Proven experience in strategic planning 

  • Proven experience in risk management/mitigation 

  • Proven experience in change management 

Key competencies 

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills 

  • Planning and organizing 

  • Decision-making 

  • Communication skills 

  • Influencing and leading 

  • Delegation 

  • Team work 

  • Negotiation 

  • Conflict management 

  • Adaptability 

  • Ability to work effectively under deadline pressure 


  • The world’s first fully automated gelatin maker!

  • Agile, hardworking, and professional work environment with high expectations

  • Highly motivated team in a beautiful creative environment

  • Competitive pay and performance incentive plan

  • Benefit package for full time employees, including: health, vision, dental, 401(k)


Interested? Email your resume to We look forward to hearing from you!