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Masco Corporation IT Project Analyst in Topeka, Kansas

Why Kichler?

At Kichler Lighting, we are more than just a lighting company. We're a "bring people together" company. Everything we do, every single day, is with the intention of creating and delivering products that allow people to "see" what matters most to them!

We accomplish this by encouraging forward thinking; building an environment where our team can ask the tough questions, “Why not?” and “What could be?”. We believe our dreamers and innovators can change the world. We recognize our organization is at its best, when we are blended with different backgrounds and experiences. We believe transparency and teamwork should be an integral part of any inclusive work environment. We want everyone to achieve their goals; we are committed to our team’s own development. We are proud of our flexible work environment; we want our team to thrive in a way that works best for them.

Kichler sheds light on what's truly important!

Job Description:

About the Role:

The IT Project Analyst role plays a vital role in the evolving Program Excellence team. The incumbent delivers projects on schedule, on budget, within scope and with high quality. This includes acquiring resources, coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors to deliver projects according to plan. Additionally, the IT Project Analyst coordinates efforts to increase Kichler’s Program Excellence maturity.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with IT teams and multi-functional teams to deliver projects on schedule, on budget, within scope and with high quality.

  • Clearly communicate desired project benefits, outputs, dependencies and accountability to team members.

  • Develop detailed project artifacts (project summaries, project delivery plans, weekly status reports, risk management plan, etc.). Prepare Stage Gate presentations and ensure decision making on next steps.

  • Track project activities, achievements and work you are doing; resolve discrepancies and engage project team members to resolve issues.

  • Engage third-party contractors or consultants and assist with scope of work.

  • Assist with improving the maturity of Program Excellence. Suggest and implement improvements for project processes and tools.

  • Suggest, create and update project management training materials. Train employees and communicate the benefits of project management capabilities.

  • Work with portfolio leaders and prepare slide decks for monthly project portfolio reviews.

  • Help develop project management compliance, conduct quality control of processes, tools and data. Follow up with Project Managers throughout the organization to update project tracking details.

  • Develop and improve project dashboards based on feedback from users. Analyze data from different perspectives.

  • Align Kichler’s project/program management methodology to ITIL and industry standards.

What We Look For In A Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business or related field desired.

  • Three (3) years of proven ability in Project Management.

  • Familiarity with IT projects (Infrastructure, Applications, etc.) desired; experience of projects for different areas of the company (Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, etc.) is considered a plus.

  • Must possess highly developed interpersonal, communication and presentation skills at all enterprise levels to influence others relative to company objectives.

  • Must demonstrate critical thinking ability. Evaluate multiple data and input types and create fact-based analysis and recommendations.

  • Familiarity with SharePoint lists and Power BI desired.

Salary Range:

Min Range: $44,030.00 USD Annual

Mid Range: $62,900.00 USD Annual

Max Range: $81,770.00 USD Annual

A Few Reasons Kichler will Brighten Your Path:

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid vacation

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance

  • Available 401(k) program with generous company match (no waiting period, 100% vested)

  • Company-paid Life insurance and STD/LTD disability coverage

  • Employee discount purchase program (MASCO partners)

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Virtual Wellness

  • Tuition Reimbursement

What to Expect Next:

A virtual video interview following the submission of your application may be required for continued consideration in this job posting.

When applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen (criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen), depending on the requirements for this position. Job-related concerns noted in the background screen may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


About Us:

The Kichler brand encompasses more than 3,000 products, including chandeliers, wall sconces, bath lighting, ceiling fans, under-cabinet lighting, landscape lighting, lamps and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler's line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association.

Kichler Lighting (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Kichler Lighting is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf)

E-verify Right to Work Poster: English (https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Verification/E-Verify/E-Verify_Native_Documents/Right_to_Work_Poster_English.pdf) , Spanish (https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Verification/E-Verify/E-Verify_Native_Documents/Right_to_Work_Poster_Spanish.pdf)

Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our products enhance the way consumers all over the world experience and enjoy their living spaces. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; Kichler® decorative and outdoor lighting and HotSpring® spas, to name a few.

At Masco, we believe in better living possibilities—for our homes, our environment and our community. Across our businesses and geographies, we seek out these possibilities to grow ourselves, enhance our consumers’ lives, create returns for our shareholders and improve the world around us. We believe a strong, supportive presence in the communities where we live, work and do business is vital. We partner with organizations that are as driven as we are to support the growth of our communities, encourage and enable equity and provide safe, affordable housing for all families.