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Mississauga, ON, L5M 0P7, Canada
Posted:
August 28, 2020

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LUTCHMIN MAHARAJ

Mississauga, ON L*M *P* 647-***-**** adfnv0@r.postjobfree.com

Senior Level: Project Management

project scheduling & reporting remote, virtual, onsite teams customized solutions budgeting

Accomplished, versatile Project Manager (PMP in progress) with extensive experience delivering large-scale projects to clients across diverse industries including CPG, pharmaceuticals, and petroleum sectors. Showcase the ability to easily balance competing priorities, complex situations, and tight deadlines. Observes deadlines, prioritizes workload and operates under limited time constraints. Coordinates internal production departments to ensure meeting client objectives and budget parameters. Leveraging the ability to lead and direct team members working on the project. Navigated ambiguity, overcomes confusion, and simplifies complex situations. Strives to quickly build credibility, gaining respect of peers and senior management as a technology and business expert. Finely honed leadership, interpersonal, relationship building, technical, and problem-solving skills. Core relevant competencies include:

Full-Cycle Project Management Client Services Deliverables Team Leadership & Mentoring

Project Planning & Scoping Project Resource Planning Off-Shore Team Leadership

Budget Administration Custom Solution Design Process Improvements

Stakeholder Relations QA & Testing Functions Vendor Management

Statements of Work (SOW) Client Presentations Research & Analysis

Project Scheduling Risk Management Issue Resolution

QUALIFICATIONS & HIGHLIGHTS

Entrusted to successfully deliver business-critical, multimillion-dollar projects to high-profile, Fortune 500 client organizations.

Adept at prioritizing, multi-tasking, and managing concurrent projects in fast-paced, deadline-driven work environments.

Proven ability to communicate, collaborate, and negotiate effectively with professionals at all levels of an organization.

Dedicated to identifying and leveraging opportunities to drive improvements across all facets of assigned projects.

Skilled in leading, training, and motivating high-performance, geographically dispersed project teams.

Excellent knowledge of Agile, Scrum, and Waterfall methodologies.

Big-picture business strategist, with solid hands-on tactical execution skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MENASHA PACKAGING CANADA LP, Brampton, ON 2016-2020

A large CPG player now with established office and production facilities in Canada – with in DC and ex-DC operation.

Project Manager

Administered all aspect of account management, supporting CPGs, pharma clients such as: Beiersdorf, Coty, Mondelez, Sopexa, Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) and others. Facilitated kick off meetings with all related workstreams for all new projects for all accounts. Tracked and managed tasks to ensure deliverables are met timely. Directed resources to ensure quality, GMP compliance, reporting accuracy, and budget control. Usher the entire project lifecycle. Managed and reported on all customer inventory weekly for accuracy. Facilitated weekly calls with clients to review daily/weekly attainment reports. Steered vendor relations ensuring deliveries are on time and within budget. Read and interpreted CAD packages. Ensured material availability and on-time production planning. Reported to the PM lead and senior operations manager.

Utilized exceptional communication skills and strong attention to detail to manage complex communications.

Drove projects to successful, under-budget completion within established timeframe.

Met all targets and achieved all daily/weekly production goals, benchmarking SOPs and policies.

Developed detailed documentation for all new processes. Documented procedures for account system setup of all new items

Monitored productivity and action plan to ensure projects stays on track, while ensuring quality procedures were complied.

Supervised internal and external teams to meet established annual budget and measure financial performance monthly.

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Mississauga, ON L5M 0P7 647-***-**** adfnv0@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NATIONAL ENERGY EQUIPMENT INC., Mississauga, ON 2004-2016

Canada’s largest distributor of petroleum equipment, with approximately 500 employees nationwide.

National Project Manager

Spearheaded multiple complex technical projects and rollouts for clients in oil/gas/petroleum, overseeing project coordination, scheduling, resource management, and milestone reporting. Led large cross-functional teams (5-25 people). Oversaw project metrics, budgeting and rollout schedules. Directed project invoicing and materials signoffs. Instituted contingency planning and disaster recovery/emergency plans. Aligned all project documentation for national distribution and steered teams to ensure seamless client relationships and account development. Managed technician teams in Vancouver, Calgary, Mississauga, Montreal, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland. Bolstered customer communications by developing website collecting data. Secured customer and corporate recognition for outstanding leadership in multi-faceted technical project management, resulting in customer’s market leadership.

Led the nationwide deployment of a contactless payment program for client across 2,600 service stations nationwide for Suncor, Canadian Tire, Husky, Loblaws, and Ultramar.

Oversaw a remote payment Europay/Mastercard/Visa (EMV) enablement across 2000 locations nationwide

Launched a Mobile Pay at the Pump upgrade (software and hardware) for 1100 locations Canada-wide for Imperial Oil.

Steered an NTS project for Gilbarco/Suncor across 850 locations nationally implementing new hardware/software.

Managed nationwide hardware and software deployment and upgrades of Back Office Systems for Imperial Oil; launched new Dell hardware and Envoy software across all Esso sites.

Enhanced and optimized secure pump payment for Loblaw Inc. administering nationwide hardware, software, cabling, and steering the installation of EMV devices across 193 locations.

Launched national upgrade of Imperial Oil’s POS equipment; surveyed and collected data, oversaw installation of EMV secure card payment software and hardware for Esso gas pumps.

Early Career: Accountant for Mitsubishi Motors of Canada, Inc. and Accounts Payable Supervisor for Fanuc Robotics Canada Ltd.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Bachelor of Arts York University, Toronto, Canada

Technical Skills: MS Word Excel SxE Baan Metrix AccPac Accounting Pack Manager SAP ProPlus

Knowledge: Jira Confluence MS Project

Project Management Professional, PMP – in progress Project Management Institute

Professional Affiliation

Member, PMI Project Management Institute



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