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Industry 4.0 Manager

Posted: 04/29/2024

Industry 4.0 Program Technical Manager

Plymouth, MI
Full Time
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

Are you a self-starter who is passionate about manufacturing and looking for an opportunity to help small and mid-sized manufacturers improve their business? If so, read on!

About the Company

Since 1991, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center has assisted Michigan's small and medium-sized businesses to compete and grow. The Center offers personalized consulting services that enable Michigan manufacturers to operate smarter, compete and prosper. We develop more effective business leaders, drive product and process innovation, assist with navigating through governmental and industry regulations, promote company-wide operational excellence and foster creative strategies for business growth and greater profitability. We work tirelessly on behalf of Michigan manufacturers, finding the right solutions for every situation, every time.

About the Opportunity

The Industry 4.0 Program Manager (PM) will be responsible for supporting the I4.0 team in the transfer of knowledge of Smart Manufacturing technologies for small and mid-sized manufacturers (SMMs). This PM will perform audits of current state technologies at client sites and provide recommendations on best-in-class future state opportunities.

The PM will engage with internal and external partners to identify supporting technologies, processes, tools, and training necessary for the adoption of Smart Manufacturing by SMMs. This PM will build technology partnerships to assist with outreach and services delivery. In addition, this PM will meet annual goals; projects, revenue, events, partnerships, and other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifies trends, industry drivers, and technology gaps across manufacturers in Michigan.
  • Maintains awareness of the latest advances and developments in key Smart Manufacturing technologies.
  • Performs technology assessments at client sites within the state of Michigan
  • Assists in Technology Trade Shows at client and partner sites.
  • Focuses on Smart Manufacturing technology deployment by identifying high-probability market opportunities.
  • Leading instruction in a classroom environment and designing new course content.

About You
We are seeking candidates who are self-starters and have a proven ability to work well in a team environment. You have a solid background in traditional manufacturing and working hands-on, and experience selecting and implementing smart manufacturing technologies. You have experience working with automation systems. Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in Engineering, and possess Six Sigma Greenbelt, Black Belt, and GD&T Professional Certification. They will also have experience with robotics or automatic integration, and have knowledge of Cybersecurity best practices and DOD requirements.

What we offer:
Paid parental leave
Vacation, sick and personal time
403(b) with company match

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