Global Operations Project Manager (PowerA)

Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Woodinville, WA, US, 98072

Company: accobrands

PowerA, a division of ACCO Brands, USA LLC., is a leading third-party gaming accessory brand, and one of the fasting growing companies in the industry. We’re made up of many unique individuals who come together for one purpose: to build the most innovative accessories for the world’s most popular interactive entertainment platforms. We partner with industry giants such as Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Activision, Pokémon, and more. You can find our products at most major retailers in North America, Europe, Australia, and Latin America.

Job Summary

The Global Operations Project Manager will lead the execution of complex new product development and continuous improvement programs or projects from initiation through post audit for PowerA. They will develop project plans and will ensure that these projects are completed within scope, on time, within budget, and to the appropriate quality specifications. They will also champion the use of our Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems. The position requires extensive collaboration with all members of the cross-functional teams.


  • Lead cross-functional teams for complex seasonal product launches and continuous improvement operations-based projects to achieve projects that are on time, on budget, and within specifications to deliver company revenue and profit
  • Collaborate with all regions (NA, EMEA, APAC, LATAM, etc.) to communicate product launches and determine needs by region in conjunction with Product Management and Marketing
  • Drive the development and improvement of processes, tools, and templates to improve efficiencies and execution
  • Develop and maintain project schedules
  • Coordinate the completion of the MR Process and correlated project tracker to ensure all product launches are on time and within budget
  • Identify and implement improvements to PLM systems, processes, and tools to improve the execution of projects
  • Maintain strong working relationships with senior leadership and all cross-functional partners
  • Lead project review meetings with internal teams as well as outside resources to track project status
  • Delegate projects tasks, as needed, to respective personnel/departments
  • Communicate updates to timelines, products, and other critical information to leadership teams and others as it relates to product launches and other improvement projects
  • Interact with all levels of corporate personnel (i.e., Managers, Directors, Vice Presidents, Presidents) globally


  • Minimum of 5 years project management experience, preferably with consumer products
  • Experience working within a PLM system
  • Strong process improvement experience
  • A strong track record in successful project management of complex projects
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Project or other project management tool
  • Familiar with best practices in document management and control
  • Detail oriented with clear and concise communication skills
  • Highly motivated and enjoys a results-oriented environment
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects with are on aggressive schedules
  • Requires up to 20% domestic or international travel


Salary Range: $100,000 - $110,000 


About Us:

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a PowerA® gaming controller, a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of over $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

At ACCO Brands, we are committed to providing an environment of fairness and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical and mental disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ACCO Brands believes that a diverse and inclusive work environment is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.



Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

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