Position Description

Senior IT Project Manager
Location Salt Lake City
Job Code 1348
# of openings 1
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USANA Health Sciences is seeking a results-driven and energetic team player to join our team as an Senior IT project manager. In this position, you will drive integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by collaborating with stake holders, management, product owners, and cross-functional teams.

As USANA’s IT Project Manager, you will work closely with the Tech Ops team to deliver scalable IT systems and network solutions. Your ability to facilitate projects through the SDLC using Agile, Scrum, and Lean methodologies will be essential to your success.

As an individual contributor, you will manage all phases of projects including planning, scoping, scheduling, project controls, reporting, and executing all activities required to achieve key performance for a given project. As you grow in this position, you will develop an understanding of business processes, constraints, problems, and opportunities to help USANA’s Tech Ops team strive for excellence in a global enterprise environment. Being able to deliver solutions within time, quality, and budget expectation will be essential to your success.

A successful individual in this position will exemplify USANA’s core values and will be an integral part of the PM and Tech Ops teams.

Additional Essential Functions

  • Manage projects using your knowledge and experience of software development life cycle using Agile framework 
  • Apply attention to detail and ability to follow all 5 phases of PM including initiation, planning, scheduling (using Gantt, pert and/or CPM), execution, controlling and closure
  • Communicate, facilitate, organize, and coach with cross functional teams to ensure a strong project team that collaborates and works together to ensure a successful project launch       
  • Manage infrastructure and systems projects via traditional methodologies 

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Requirements

  • Minimum of five years of experience managing IT related projects including three years in a complex, multi-entity environments that integrate products, technologies, business processes and change management; PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, MIS, business, or operations management
  • Intermediate understanding of relational databases, JAVA, .net (VB legacy), HTML, PHP and SQL programming technologies
  • Good understanding of networks, routers, switches and communications protocols
  • Experienced in the use and configuration of at least one Agile management tools (i.e. Jira, and a PMO tool (Keyedln or similar)

We've been around a while. We've done some amazing things. We've climbed to the top of the nutritional supplement industry, touching millions of lives along the way. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Myron Wentz, USANA Health Sciences is a U.S.-based international company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care, and energy products in our FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.

USANA is committed to making the highest quality products without compromise. That's why we use only the purest ingredients, stringent quality control, and a manufacturing process that's second-to-none. After all, at USANA we make more than just nutritionals––we help others create their USANA lifestyle. And we are able to do that with teams of incredible employees based around the world.

USANA employees do more than work for our company­––we embody the culture, and we live our company values: Excellence, Integrity, Health, and Community. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure USANA’s direct-selling Associates are supplied with whatever they need to become successful.

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