program manager in Monticello, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Duration:
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  • Pay Rate
    $90000.0 - $110000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Program Manager (Direct-hire) Albertville, MN

Volt partnered with a growing & innovative manufacturing company in search of a Program Manager!In this role, you will be responsible for working closely with the Business Manager in generating customer quotes, managing the internal processes and determining the most cost-effective ways to complete a customer’s quote/order to support sales and growth. This role will coordinate and execute the production schedule and material requirements with production supervisor, engineering, and quality department. 


  • Supports business managers in processing of quotes for new opportunities.
  • Develop and monitor capacity model, master schedule, and daily production schedule.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities and communication of shop schedule between production, shipping, and other departments to meet customer delivery requirements.
  • Track production jobs and communicate status to customer service rep and business manager.
  • Purchase raw material and outside services to meet cost, quality, and delivery objectives.
  • Manages the customer quoting process and internal projects associated with customer quotes/orders.
  • Determines project costs as well as researching and conducting customer pricing analysis.
  • Schedules and leads initial project meetings, schedules prototypes and/or production runs, and follows-up with business managers, engineering and other individuals to ensure projects and deadlines are being met.
  • Leads the internal implementation of customer orders/projects and is the liaison with internal functional groups (Sales, Engineering, and Production) and customers.
  • Monitors customer schedules by using customer ERP or other customer tools and enters and manages customer information on Epicor system. 
  • Builds and manages relationships with current and prospective customers by providing point of contact services. 
  • At times may manage repeat orders for current customer accounts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering preferred, and/or industrial or processing engineering experience.
  • Must have at least 10 years of project management experience that includes quoting detailed, complex customer quotes/orders, determining project cost and completing pricing analysis.
  • Has a solid technical background as it relates to reading and interpreting prints and geometric dimensional tolerances (GD & T).
  • Has worked in a machining or manufacturing environment, with a background in CNC machining being strongly preferred.
  • Has managed several projects and lead project implementation with functional groups (sales, engineering, and production).
  • Has experience using (ERP) business systems.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Experience building effective customer relationships.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer