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Tyson Foods Manger Plant Programs - Vicksburg, MS in Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Manager Plant Programs – Job Description

Job Purpose/Summary:

This position provides overall Project Management responsibility for assigned projects and educational opportunities that contribute to our team members’ safety and well-being. Responsibilities include providing project management support for existing and new processes and protocols, leadership skills in working with a cross-functional team through roadblocks and issues that would impede progress, demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and excellent written verbal communication and interpersonal skills to influence across the facility as well as effectively coordinating with external and internal resources. The successful candidate will champion best in class project management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts project meetings with cross functional teams to promote understanding of Covid 19 processes and protocols impacting team members and ensure communication timelines are met. Build plans that can clearly outline objectives, timing and risks associated with Covid 19. Communicate and align key resources at all levels of the organization. Demonstrate best in class project management techniques. Support training/educational events around Covid 19. Act as resource for plant leadership to help or inform. Elevate issues to plant leadership to keep projects on track. Report out key project management metrics. Champion the communication and roll out of all Covid 19 related protocols and processes. Must be an effective integrator.


  • EDUCATION: High school degree required. BS or BA preferred.

  • EXPERIENCE: 4 plus years’ experience as a project manager or similar role. Clinical background preferred e.g. nursing, medical case management, occupational health, etc.

  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Strong leadership, facilitation skills and success completing projects delivering on key company objectives. Experience in managing and driving change within a matrix organization. Ability to build relationships and influence internal and external stakeholders.

  • COMPUTER SKILLS: Solid PC skills using Microsoft Office products and MS Project able to generate graphs presentations and charts.


  • TRAVEL: 0-5

Reports to: Complex/Plant Mgr

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