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Senior Project Manager

Location: Munising, MI, United States
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Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Company offers a wide range of criticalcomponents and engineered solutions to solve our customers most complex challenges. 


POSITION TITLE: Senior Project Manager 

LOCATION: Munising, MI 


DESCRIPTION: Our position supports the Sustainable and Adhesive solutions (SAS) division of Mativ, and we are hiring a Sr. Project Manager responsible for managing and driving key R&D projects, focused on our growth categories, by collaborating with cross functional teams to bring exciting new products to our business portfolio. The Sr. Project Manager’s role is to lead the successful execution of projects through proper planning, documentation, reporting, budgeting, risk management, and overall coordination of the specific project. This role reports to the Director of R&D-SAS Specialty Paper, with an emphasis on Indafor projects. This is also a developmental opportunity for future people leadership roles.




  • Manage and facilitate project execution following the stage-gate, business development, and sound project management processes 
  • Establish a cadence of project work sessions and reviews with project team members and key stakeholders to ensure requirements and deliverables are agreed-upon and projects remain on track for schedule, scope, and budget
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure a strong pipeline of projects, prioritized based on business need / value 
  • Actively participate and identify ideas for filling the pipeline 
  • Develop and manage project documentation for each project including project / product requirements, schedules / key milestones, resources, costing / financial assessment, risk assessment and gate documents/status updates  
  • Translate project requirements into project objectives and tasks 
  • Manage projects to ensure on-time delivery of key milestones, with required performance and cost.  
  • Develop and present next-step recommendations for projects in the stage gate and business development processes
  • Utilize required tools to track key project data used for status and metrics reporting 
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships within cross-functional team across the company to ensure project execution   
  • Provide recommendations for required underlying systems support and implement when appropriate  
  • Coach and develop others within the team to properly execute the stage gate process and become an SME for sound project management practices and the stage gate process. 
  • Work with other functional teams to coordinate and resolve urgent business challenges such as raw material supply disruptions, manufacturing constraints, or quality issues
  • Facilitate the onboarding of complex new business opportunities with key customers to ensure successful business wins
  • Provide or obtain support for administrative aspects of project management





  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, the sciences, or related field
  • 5+ years of professional job-related experience with a history of impactful results
  • Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams
  • Desire to take on future people leadership roles




  • Research & Development experience in the areas of lab evaluations, new product development trials, and new product scale up is preferred
  • Paper/Packaging/Industrial experience is desirable
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification is desirable



As a Mativ employee, you’ll have access to a variety of benefit programs designed to help you no matter your stage of life.  

  •        Medical, dental and vision insurance
  •        Consumer-Driven Health Plan (CDHP)
  •        Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  •        Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  •        Company-paid basic life insurance and additional voluntary life coverage
  •        Paid vacation and competitive personal time off
  •        401(k) savings plan with company match
  •        Employee assistance programs available 24/7 to you and your family
  •       Wellness and Work Life Support career development and educational  
  •        Relocation assistance



Mativ Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company makes material impacts on the world every day through a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions that solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We manufacture on three continents and generate sales in nearly 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. The company’s two segments, Filtration & Advanced Materials and Sustainable & Adhesive Solutions, target premium applications across diversified and growing end-markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible. 






Mativ and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.