Plant Program Manager

MGS United States
posted 2 months ago
Germantown, Wisconsin, United States View on Map
Published : October 7, 2022
Apply Before : December 30, 2022
Job Description
  • Job Tracking ID : 512093-832852
  • Job Level : Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education : BA/BS
  • Job Type : Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated : 10/03/2022
  • Years of Experience : 2 – 5 Years

Job Description

MGS Mfg. Group has an exciting opportunity for a Plant Program Manager at our injection molding facility in Germantown, WI.

MGS Mfg. Group is a leading global provider of optimized manufacturing solutions for high precision plastic products – with services including: engineering & design-for-manufacture, mold making, sampling, development & qualification, injection molding & value-added operations, multi-shot technologies, scalable automation, assemblies and application-specific turnkey manufacturing systems. We pride ourselves on being the best at what we do and look for individuals that have the same passion! Our employees are a vital part of our success. We maintain and reinforce an atmosphere of mutual respect and communication that will foster continued growth and career opportunities. Our achievements are built on a solid foundation of core values that inspire a culture of Teamwork, Integrity, Passion, and Safety.

The Plant Program Manager manages assigned corporate projects and correspondence with customers and plant management for the MGS Germantown facility.

As the Plant Program Manager, you will..

  • Be responsible for all aspects of a customer’s project including tool builds (when sourced as part of the project), qualification, and production.
  • Manage both budget and administrative responsibilities on assigned programs.
  • Drive execution of projects for the integrated product development team (kick-off through project close).
  • Lead program reviews that provide appropriate status, costs, and risk management.
  • Report program status to Germantown Plant Management weekly.
  • Formally identify, assess, monitor, and mitigate risk throughout the program life cycle. Obtain management approval prior to making decisions that will cause deterioration of established program, cost, and schedule objectives.
  • Seek Germantown Plant Management assistance in resolving schedule and budget problem as they arise
  • Provide leadership to program team. Assures communication and cooperation among team members and resolves areas of conflict.
  • Responsible for general management of product launch into the production environment. Coordinate production resources to deliver smooth launch activity.
  • Assure a timely closeout of program phase gates to ensure that customer obligations are satisfied, and program documentation is correct.
  • Understand and develop program metrics. Communicate the expectations to the plant.
  • Lead program improvement activities with specific cost reduction targets.
  • Develop and understand principles of program planning (ex. developing BOM and ECO).
  • Understand lean and process improvement principles.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills

This might be the job for you if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field of study.
  • 3+ years of project engineering or program management experience
  • Knowledge of program management tools and procedures.
  • Solid leadership and management skills.
  • Experience throughout the program lifecycle from development through sustainment.
  • A working understanding of an ERP system.
  • A working understanding of earned value principles, strong communication skills, proven track record of exceptional customer satisfaction, and the capability to provide leadership across cross-functional teams.
  • Experience interfacing and leading other departments on a program.
  • Plastics injection molding background preferred.
  • PMP certification is preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail and solid judgement skills
Job Detail
  • Experience 3-5 years experience
  • Education Bachelor's degree