Digital Manufacturing Project Manager

| Remote

About H-E-B H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 109,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.  

 

 

 

In addition to our stores, HEB operates 13 manufacturing Plants across Bakery, Dairy, Snacks, Meat Processing, Meal Prep, Floral, Print and Packaging industries.

 
H-E-B is investing in our Plant’s digital footprint, reinventing our systems and data capabilities across all aspects of Plant operations and Manufacturing execution – from OT to IT.
 

H-E-B’s Digital Manufacturing group is a new team within H-E-B’s Digital organization; committed to delivering this technology transformation in partnership with H-E-B’s Manufacturing Division. Candidates to join this team must be excited by the potential of delivering various systems from the plant floor to senior leadership. 

 

Once you're eligible, you'll become an Owner in the company, so we're looking for commitment, hard work, and focus on quality and Customer service. 'Partner-owned' means our most important resources--People--drive the innovation, growth, and success that makes H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company.

 
Do you have a:
HEART FOR PEOPLE... ability to lead / influence stakeholders?

HEAD FOR BUSINESS... expertise to collaborate / lead with technically diverse, cross-functional project teams?

PASSION FOR RESULTS... drive to champion a strategic technology roadmap that can transform H-E-B Manufacturing?

 

 

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field or comparable experience.
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in project management or technology management.
  • Sr. Project Managers should have deep systems implementation experience which they can leverage throughout their respective project’s delivery lifecycle.
  • Ability to lead in a team environment to manage and deliver multiple large technology projects concurrently.
  • Sr. Project managers should possess the necessary business analytical skills to be able to assist with developing requirements and ensuring technical quality on large projects and/or complete these deliverables for less complex projects.
  • Superior organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Has command of both Agile and Waterfall project delivery methodologies.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in a fast paced, change-oriented work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in one-on-one and group situations, with the ability to effectively work within all levels of the organization.
  • Advanced level facilitation, conflict management, talent development and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated success in working complex issues with senior and executive management utilizing highly developed influencing skills.
  • Previous experience delivering in an industrial or manufacturing environment is considered a significant advantage.
  • Familiarity with the ISA 95 standard of industrial technology is considered an advantage.


What you’ll do:

  • Lead teams implementing complex systems and significant business process change into H-E-B’s Manufacturing Division.
  • Lead projects in multiple environments and with a wide variety of customers - Plant operations, logistics or main office. Candidates must be ready to work with a diverse range of end-users and able to appropriately tailor their approach and strategy.
  • Define and manage project scope, schedule and budget to support company goals with an aggressive roadmap of technology change.
  • Identify opportunities for organizational improvement and use influencing skills to bring positive change.
  • Determine appropriate project deliverables which may include, communication plans, risk plans, resource plans, architecture plans, implementation plans and quality plans.
  • Able to develop effective work estimates and ensure that the project team meets those expectations.
  • Provides work direction, coaches, mentors, and motivates project team members and other Project Managers
  • Effectively identify a troubled project and execute a plan to bring the project to a successful conclusion or determine the project cannot meet its intended goals and recommend appropriate next steps
  • Viewed as informal leader, you will have influence within the Digital and Manufacturing organizations. 
  • Responsible for successful negotiation and execution of third-party contracts to achieve desired project outcomes and deliverables.
  • Receive information in the form of objectives and sets goals to meet objectives.
  • Learn and applies business/functional subject matter knowledge to drive successful project outcomes and established business objectives.


What are the perks?

  • A robust Benefits plan with coverage starting Day One
  • An 80/20 PPO medical plan with a $30 copay for in-network primary care
  • Dental plans, Vision plan, voluntary insurance plans, and flexible spending accounts (FSA) available
  • The Partner Care Team, for any time you have healthcare or coverage questions
  • Partner Guidance allows free counselor visits, up to 5 times per year for each issue
  • Telehealth offers 24/7 access to board-certified doctors over the phone
  • Funeral leave, Jury Duty, and Military pay (subject to applicable law)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage after 90 days
  • Maternal / Paternal Leave for new parents, adoptions included
  • Eligibility for 401(k) participation after 6 months
  • Eligibility for quarterly bonuses based on company performance
  • 10% off H-E-B brand products in-store and online after 90 days
  • Access to other savings (gyms, phone, hotels, and more) through online discount program after 90 days
  • Opportunity to become a “Partner-Owner” after 12 months of employment
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • HadoopLanguages

Location

2416 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

An Insider's view of H-E-B

What’s the vibe like in the office?

What really drives the vibe at our office is our incredible people. Everyone at HEB Digital has a unique expertise to learn from, and we are always encouraging each other or willing to offer a helping hand. It’s the same friendly attitude I know from decades of shopping at HEB, and it’s a true joy to be a part of as a member of our digital team.

Laura

Software Engineer II

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The biggest problem the team & I are solving is bringing Curbside & Delivery to the forefront of the H-E-B mobile app. In this modern workflow, customers will be treated to a white-glove experience within the app; searching, browsing, and sorting at your at your finger tips! I'm personally focused on the C's: Coupons, Cart, & Checkout.

Kayla

Sr. Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

The opportunity & impact you can have at H-E-B truly is unmatched. We’re building a huge team of design-oriented, user-centric problem solvers. Folks who are passionate about shipping solutions to millions of loyal customers. It’s the challenge of a lifetime! You need to be hungry to compete against the biggest names out there in grocery & retail.

Evan

Director, Product

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

By building heb.com to be a reflection of the amazing experience that customers have in our stores, we can build a tremendous foundation for HEB’s digital presence. Similarly the innovations and designs that we implement on the UI engineering team will build towards a uniquely successful in-store experience for our communities.

Anna Louise

Engineering Manager

What does career growth look like on your team?

At H-E-B, the scope of interesting challenges is big! We’re building a team that is passionate about making an impact on users, the organization, & want careers where they can stay curious & work on problems spanning many verticals of expertise. Our Partners are connected to opportunities that will excite them, grow their design & leadership skills

Angela

Director, UX Design

What are H-E-B Perks + Benefits

H-E-B Benefits Overview

Valued Partner Perks Card
We appreciate all that our Partners do. That’s why, as a Valued Partner Perks member, you’ll enjoy a 10% discount on all H-E-B Own Brand Products, plus enjoy additional offers and special savings throughout the year.

Partner Health Plan
From head to toe, and everything in-between, our Partner Health Plans have you (and your loved ones) covered.

Partner Stock Plan
At H-E-B we believe that a company of Owners will outperform a company of employees any day of the week. The Partner Stock Plan allows Partners to share in the performance of H-E-B stock!

401K Plan
Because we care about the future of our Partners, our 401k plan offers a $1.60 match for each dollar contributed up to 2.5% of your salary.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday, Thursday.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

A job at H-E-B is an opportunity for a rewarding, never boring, career. An opportunity to utilize your talent and strengths to innovate and make a difference across multiple areas of the business, from stores, to corporate, to Manufacturing, Warehousing, & Transportation.
Your Career at H-E-B can be anything you want!

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