Job Associate Project Manager in Etobicoke

Associate Project Manager

Job description

Reporting into the Commercialization Manager, the Associate Project Manager will be responsible for the planning and execution of all elements within product lifecycle management, including product launches, recipe and packaging changes, and product discontinuations.


  • Own end-to-end project management delivery working with customers and cross-functionally at Ya YA, including operations, quality, sourcing, and planning teams.
  • Establish project scope, planning, implementation, and delivery of projects to meet client and facility requirements.
  • Organize and run recurring meetings to communicate project status with customers, company management, and impacted internal stakeholders.
  • Manage system set up to onboard new customers, vendors, bill of materials, finished goods, and finished product specifications. Ensure consistency with Quality documentation and data accuracy in ERP system.
  • Manage pre and post approval process for trials and new product launches. Ensure all documents and processes are accurate and repeatable for successful ongoing productions.
  • Take ownership of project success. Proactively identify project risks and lead the team in mitigating them by analyzing challenges and developing sustainable solutions accordingly.
  • Comply at all times with all rules & policies regarding health safety, occupational safety, environmental safety, food safety, legal regulations, company requirements, etc.
  • Compliance with the Company's Integrated Management Systems which includes, but is not limited to Production, Quality, Food Safety & GMP.


  • Bachelor's degree in project management, marketing, business, or engineering
  • Proven ability to create successful business relationships with peers in various departments
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present ideas to colleagues at different levels of management
  • Excellent planning, organizing, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in multiple projects and effectively plan and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to perform to deadline in changing environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of Asana, Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sense of team spirit

Apply today and be a part of our team, delivering exceptional manufacturing services and food products to top–notch clients all across North America.

YaYA Foods celebrates diversity in our workforce. We encourage different perspectives and a working environment that is supportive of all our people – where every employee has the opportunity to realize his or her potential to the fullest. We gladly provide accommodations to any candidate with a disability taking part in the selection process upon request.

Successful candidates will be required to provide photo ID, banking details, and valid SIN #, and valid work permit (if applicable) for the hiring process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Etobicoke, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (required)


  • Project management: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Job Associate Project Manager in Etobicoke

Ya Ya Foods