Manufacturing Manager in Sturtevant, WI at Volt

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $45.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Position: Manufacturing Manager

Location: Sturtevant, Wisconsin 

Status:  12-month Contract (1st shift position)

Volt is seeking a Manufacturing Manager for a growing medical device manufacturer!  

In this position you will oversee management of all areas of Manufacturing on all shifts, direct activities so that products are manufactured to product specifications and written procedures on-schedule and within quality standards and cost objectives.

  • Hands-on approach: Manage staff and maintain Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP). Deliver quality products within agreed upon time and budget targets.
  • Planning & Scheduling: Identify and direct key activities so that approved products are manufactured and released on schedule, within quality standards and budget objectives, per plan. Oversee and direct all particle manufacturing related functions and activities (raw material good receipts, consumable receipt, material movement, inventory, SAP transactions, manufacturing, etc.). Develop and ensure updated back up plans exist to meet production targets during equipment downtime or vendor caused issues
  • Oversight: Oversee and coordinate various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., hiring of staff, training, scheduling, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, budgeting, employee involvement, corrective action, etc.).
  • Process Improvement: Promote application of lean initiatives and new technology to products, processes and equipment.
    • Determine and track labor requirements and process bottlenecks (i.e.: TAKT vs. Cycle Times).
    • Work with Engineering to identify improvements in manufacturing equipment/process to improve productivity and quality of current and future products while expecting cost reductions.
  • Workflow/Procedure Improvement: Establish workflow and procedures that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity.
  • Staff Training and Development: Supervise and provide direction to staff for current performance and career growth. Provide motivation, support, and guidance to all employees. Enforce personal accountability for all levels of staff. Determine and execute programs for development/training/succession planning for all staff.
  • Business Monitoring: Ensure area and personnel MBOs, budgets, KPIs, manning levels, and other business monitoring tools are developed and achieved on an annual basis.
  • New Product/Process Support: Attend and participate on product development teams for new products and processes that will require manufacturing time and manufacturing resources. Plan, budget, and implement initiatives for manufacturing of new products or with new processes.
  • Audit Readiness Ensure all areas are audit ready. Site SME for particle manufacturing related audit issues.
  • Planning and Sustainability: Assist company officers and senior staff members in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs, and objectives. Guide and/or develop processes under area of responsibility that provide and improve short-term and long-term sustainability.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or equivalent
  • 5+ years Manufacturing Management experience, Industrial Engineering
  • Trained in and has applied Lean and Six Sigma (Green or Black belt) principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills, mechanical aptitude, and proven ability to implement lean principles and solve manufacturing related issues
  • Personnel management and/or proven record of project leadership and management skills; adherence to KPI
  • Strong and accurate planning skills and ability to implement under budget constraints
  • Working knowledge of FDA, OSHA, ISO, and other bodies regulating requirements for manufacturing, production, and warehouse areas
  • Understanding of SAP system and operation, BOMs, Routers, COGs, etc.

Please contact Matt Haltom at (317) 685-2200 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with its employees.             

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer