Manufacturing Manager

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Stang Decision Systems
Marquette, MI, United States

Phone: 9062262829
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Manufacturing Manager


Germantown, WI 

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Job Description:

Enercon Industries Corporation seeks a Manufacturing Manager to lead their facility in Germantown, Wisconsin. Enercon is expanding and expects to finalize a new headquarter facility in Germantown, Wisconsin by the end of 2023. During this phase, time will be spent between both Menomonee Falls and Germantown.

This position is both a leadership and hands-on position responsible for manufacturing activities beginning with staged materials through packaged final product with focus on creating capacity and capability within the organization to support sales demand. The ideal candidate is results-driven with a broad manufacturing and industrial engineering skillset able to ensure achievement of production goals. If you thrive on finding ways to improve processes, are a positive example of servant leadership, and able to hold others accountable, this may be a perfect fit for you.


  • Execute production schedules that ensure on-time delivery; allocate labor resources to meet production plans.
  • Identify/implement changes to improve quality, capacity and reduce costs.
  • Evaluate/recommend improvements to production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Supervise, build working relationships with, and become familiar with manufacturing and assembly worker duties. Assist production and assembly with regular operations as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with proper manufacturing techniques and safety standards through training and supervision.
  • Address/resolve manufacturing problems to ensure maximum efficiency of personnel and work processes.
  • Ensure incoming materials and in process/finished products meet specifications and quality standards.
  • Works closely with production planning and scheduling leader on capacity requirements and optimizing productivity.
  • Exercise lean daily management practices.
  • Employee selection, performance evaluation, and recommend compensation adjustments.
  • Build strong leaders through communication, education, mentoring, motivation, listening and delegation.
  • Schedule, monitor, and ensure completion of weekly and monthly shop/facility maintenance.
  • Optimize use of the ERP software to report manufacturing status on a real time basis.
  • Troubleshoot machine/equipment malfunctions, coordinate repair, and requisition new/replacement tools and equipment as needed.
  • Coordinate design and development of new fixtures/tooling for increased efficiency and repeatability of manufacturing.
  • Evaluate/recommend facility and work cell layouts to meet forecasted demand.


  • Excellent starting salary based on experience.
  • Bonus plan.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; health reimbursement account.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a profit-sharing employer contribution.
  • Supportive team members committed to each other’s success.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Management, Industrial Engineering or other related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years’ manufacturing or related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Supervisory and/or management experience in manufacturing.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing, assembly and lean manufacturing practices (6S, 5 Whys, Kaizen, other) preferred.
  • Proficiency with computers including ERP (Epicor preferred), Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Develop/maintain working understanding of manufacturing and assembly operations including operation of stationary fabrication equipment, forklifts and hand tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering diagrams, schematics and other blueprints.
  • Understanding of production planning and scheduling in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent time management, organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead staff and serve as a mentor in order to achieve and maintain a productive work group.
  • Skills in analyzing production needs, developing short and long-term schedules, and following through with performance requirements.
  • Experienced in reducing cost of poor quality and cost of goods sold through manufacturing innovation.
  • A valid driver’s license required.

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