Project Manager - Advanced Manufacturing
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

Name: Project Manager - Advanced Manufacturing

Req #: 53649

Location: Waukesha CORP

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: 1st Shift

Job Summary:

The Project Manager-Advanced Manufacturing serves as a dynamic change agent and aggressively leads business improvement through transformational process improvement projects. This role provides continual improvement to critical manufacturing processes to enable achievement of corporate operations strategic initiatives and financial targets. This role is responsible for challenging conventional thinking and assembling multiple teams to support tactical efforts, serving as both a team leader and coach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead multiple projects integrating off-the-shelf components like robotics, visions systems, etc. into a custom automation solution.
Translate requirement specifications into automation concepts, conducts concept design reviews, and obtains clear directional agreement with Vendors. Design or leads designers creating detailed assemblies, subassemblies, piece part drawings and bills of materials.
Specify materials of construction for various applications including finishes and fabrication tolerances.
Critically review detailed designs for viability and manufacturability and modifies design as needed.
Lead project procurement, fabrication, assembly, and debugging activities.
Provide hands-on debugging leadership, solves complicated automation integration issues, and provides guidance to less experienced team members in debugging activities.
Oversee project milestones and deliverables to ensure customers' needs are met.
Assist in the preparation of applications (quotes).
Lead or participates in engineering design reviews as required and requested by management or customers.
Participate on cross-functional teams to address or resolve manufacturing, design, or quality issues to ensure continuous improvement.
Act as technical resource/support for company
Observe all safety rules, applicable regulations and relevant ISO standards.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical demands:

Minimal Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or other related engineering function
Three years progressive experience with an emphasis in Controls

Preferred Qualifications:
Five years progressive experience with an emphasis in Controls
Experience with RSLogix 5000, FTView and/or GE Proficy Machine Edition desired
Proficiency in CAD and/or CREO including technical expertise in 3D modeling and Line layout
Proven expertise in machine design, drawing creation, reverse engineering, component selection, purchasing, vendor management, and project management.
SAP experience

Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrated ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Proven experience working effectively in a team environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with customers, vendors and employees.
Working knowledge of all MS Office applications including a strong proficiency in Excel.
Ability to read and interpret technical specifications, blueprints, etc.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts including fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts including fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Physical demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."


Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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