IT Project Manager

Location US-IA-Des Moines | BR-Indaiatuba | BR-Off-site
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/10/2022 12:39 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Kemin is hiring a IT Project Manager to join our global Information Technology team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on project Olympus, which is a branded term for Kemin’s overall journey to digital transformation. The core responsibilities of this position will include multi-project/assignments involvement across multiple business units and regions with minimal oversight.  Knowledge and ability to manage responsibilities are to be used on a proven and extensive ongoing basis before moving into a designated IT position.



We Are Kemin 


We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.  


We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.   


We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  


For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers in more than 120 countries.   


Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.


As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…  


  • A competitive financial package- in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays. 
  • Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.  
  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a new corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.  
  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Program and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives. 
  • Opportunities to support our valued educators- Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours. 





  • Global/Regional/Local Project Management
  • Multiple Project/Program Management
    • Waterfall understanding
    • Agile/Scrum understanding
  • Documentation
  • Vendor Contact/Negotiation
  • Project Support
  • Status and Data Reporting
  • Communication
  • Project and Task Scheduling Management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Conflict Management and Resolution
  • Meeting Coordinator
  • Project Leadership
  • Task Prioritization
  • Project Drive
  • Scope Definition and Management
  • Project Change Management
  • Project Issue Management
  • Project Risk Identification and Management
  • Business Analysis Basics
  • Core/Basic understanding of Microsoft Project
  • Introductory understanding of Visio or other modelling software preferred
  • Software Development Lifecycle concept knowledge
  • Understanding of core Microsoft productivity tools
  • Ability to conduct productive team meetings with minimal oversight
  • Ability to take clear and precise meeting minutes and status updates
  • General Leadership through leadership within projects
  • Conflict Management
  • Collaboration Nature
  • Servant Leader & Empathetic Nature


  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years information technology experience
  • Minimum 0+ years effective project management experience
  • PMP or similar certification is preferred
  • Ability to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously with some oversight/guidance
  • General knowledge and understanding of reporting systems
  • Flexibility to travel locally and internationally with frequency being up to 1/3 of time
  • Flexibility in work hours due to global aspects of position.
  • Strong Problem-Solving skills
  • Ability to use and deep understanding of modern electronic communication tools
  • Timely response to requests and communications
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and phone skills


Kemin is an equal opportunity employer, and all reasonable accommodation will be considered. 


A post-offer background check and drug screen is required.  Additional pre-employment requirements may be necessary based on position.   




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