Innovation Operations Project Manager

Posted 6.6.24
Austin, TX

Who We Are:

Nutrabolt is a fast-growing, global active health and wellness company with a portfolio of market leading performance-oriented brands that energize and fuel active lifestyles. The company’s disruptive and innovative products compete in the Functional Beverage and Active Nutrition segments, under three consumer-loved brands: C4® (one of the fastest-growing energy drink brands in the United States and the #1 selling global pre-workout brand), XTEND® (the #1 post-workout recovery brand in the United States), and Cellucor® (an award-winning sports nutrition brand created in 2002).

Since its founding 20 years ago, Nutrabolt has set out to meet the discerning needs of performance athletes and fitness enthusiasts, while appealing beyond this core group to include consumers around the globe who are making healthy, active living a daily priority.

As a Certified Great Place to Work, Top Workplaces USA honoree, Fortune Best Workplace in Texas, and more – Nutrabolt cares deeply about our people, planet, and the communities we serve. Here, our teammates are united by our mission, and take ownership in creating a healthy workplace environment that promotes strong bodies, clear minds, and a culture of respect and belonging for all.


Note to applicants: This role is located in Austin, TX. 

Who You Are: The Innovation Operations Portfolio Project Manager plays an important role in managing the innovation pipeline, ensuring that we are developing quality products which fit in to the strategic plan for the organization and Maximize Human Potential. As a Project Manager, you will be the timeline and prioritization subject matter expert responsible for creating project timelines aligned with cross-functional partners for your assigned projects (Brand, Product Development, Sourcing, Creative, Regulatory and Quality, Commercial team, etc.). You will proactively monitor your assigned project plans to make sure that all milestones are achieved and helping to keep internal teams organized and on track.

What You’re Good At: 

  • Ensuring Project/Product scope is clearly defined, establishing project owner/sponsor and identifying core project team, across key New Product Innovation, Renovation, and Line Extension projects. Ensure project roadmap as defined remains on track.
  • Owning product development timelines. Reviewing current timelines, understanding cross-functional team needs and pain points and improving timeline structure. Actively manage timelines from concept to launch. Ensure that all cross-functional parties understand their role in the timeline to aid in delivering on key milestones. Anticipate, mitigate, and escalate possible delays in deliverables with corrective action plans.
  • Holding effective status meetings and work with the cross-functional team to ensure dashboards and reports are maintained accurately to support the management and tracking of progress of all project activities & schedules. Ensuring there is a clear purpose, agenda, and action item review for each meeting.
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives and activities, supporting the team in success now, and as the organization continues to scale.
  • Working effectively with Brand Marketing, Commercial, Operations, Product Development, R&D, Quality, Finance, Regulatory and other key stakeholders by building strong and meaningful relationships.
  • Identifying and creating meaningful, relevant measurement and reporting to facilitate learning and improvement for assigned projects.
  • Performing other duties as necessary

What You Contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in project management, preferably within commercialization of CPGs
  • You’re self-motivated with effective project, prioritization, and time-management skills, with a desire and ability to balance multiple high priority and high visibility projects simultaneously.
  • You love the challenge of figuring things out and making an impact right away.
  • You are highly organized, with an innate ability to connect the dots and understand the knock-on implications of actions or delays to cross functional teams.
  • You keep project teams on the same page through incredible communication skills and can quickly build relationships, while also keeping people accountable.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Programs
  • Familiarity with project management tools and principles
  • Familiarity with cost of goods and P&L management
  • Ability to build trust and confidence by sharing information, presenting research and data objectively, and providing feedback confidently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; able to effectively communicate cross-functionally and through all levels of management.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm
  • Team player, with the ability to inspire and be inspired by many different types of people and roles.


Why Nutrabolt?

Wellness Benefits

Nutrabolt cares about our teammates’ physical, mental, and financial wellness by providing benefits like: competitive health insurance, life insurance, mental wellness programs, 401K matching, and a Lifestyle Spending Account.

Lifestyle Perks

We offer unlimited vacation paid time off and volunteer time off. You’ll get discounts on C4 Energy, Cellucor, and XTEND products, too!

Family Support 

We want you to reach your full potential at work by taking care of all loved ones at home. We provide paid parental leave, in addition to reimbursement for expenses related to childcare, fertility treatments, legal fees, and more through our Lifestyle Spending Account.

Employment Type: Full-time


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