Program Manager

  • Job Tracking ID: 512093-573323
  • Job Location: Germantown, WI
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 02, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

Invite a friend
facebook LinkedIn Twitter Email

Job Description:

MGS Mfg. Group has an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager. The Program Manager manages all projects and correspondence with customers and plant management.

A little bit about us... We are an engineering house, a toolmaker, an injection molder, a blow molder, and a custom machine builder. Through customer demand and active progression on our part, we have been expanding our services since we opened our doors in 1982. The MGS Mfg. Group adapts to the needs of our customers along with cultivating new concepts and goals within the plastic industry. Throughout our growth and constant change, we have remained a partner to our customers, suppliers, and employees by learning from them, growing with them, and most importantly, never forgetting that without them, the evolution and success of this corporation would not have been possible. To learn more visit us at

Below are the essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident. Seek senior management assistance in resolving schedule and budget problems as they arise.
  • Perform variance analyses of schedule and cost on a formal and informal basis and present them to senior management (i.e. earned value management system).
  • Serve as a primary interface with the customer on all matters involving contract execution. Coordinate with other departments on resolution of contractual requirements is executed in accordance with appropriate regulations and Company policies and procedures.
  • Provide leadership to program team. Assures communication and cooperation among team members and resolves areas of conflict.
  • Manage project material inventory effectively.
  • Assure a timely closeout of completed programs to ensure that all obligations are satisfied and program documentation is properly recorded.
  • Understand and develop leading versus lagging metrics.
  • Develop and execute program corrective action strategies.
  • Develop and understand principles of program planning (ex. developing Bill of Materials and Basis of Estimate).
  • Understand lean and process improvement principles.
  • Understand cash flow management principles.
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, vision, and culture of MGS.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


Experience and Skills:

A qualified candidate will possess these requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field of study.
  • 3-5 years of program management experience.
  • A working understanding with practical application of MS Project.
  • 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.
  • Plastics injection molding background preferred.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, disability, life, FSA, vacation, and holidays. MGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MGS Mfg. Group, Inc. // W188 N11707 Maple Road // Germantown, WI  53022  USA // Site Map
Phone: (262) 255-5790 // Fax: (262) 509-3861 //