WMEP Manufacturing Solutions | Madison, Wisconsin

Manufacturing Consultant/Senior Consultant – Milwaukee or Madison Metro

Job Title
Manufacturing Consultant/Senior Consultant – Milwaukee or Madison Metro
Job ID
Work Remote
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The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Inc. (WMEP) is currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Consultant / Senior Consultant to deliver a breadth of strategic level services. The consultant is required to reside and work in the Milwaukee metro or Madison markets.  

Location: (Hybrid) in Madison or Milwaukee Metro, Wisconsin 

Job Duties
  • The Consultant will travel through the WMEP area to collaborate with WMEP Business Development Leaders and fellow consultants in assessing and scoping client needs/pain points and solutions.
  • While collaborating with Business Development Leaders and fellow consultants, develop impactful consulting.
  • Identify opportunities and potential WMEP solutions across the breadth of WMEP service offerings. Become a trusted business advisor to our clients and to fellow consultants.
  • Deliver high impact consulting on a breadth of strategic level services including growth & strategy, talent and culture, transformation and operational excellence to client senior leadership teams. Adapt delivery materials as needed to meet client needs.
  • Manage the growth and strategy services practice.
Experience and Qualifications
  • Working experience in General Management, Sales, Marketing (including VP, Director, GM) roles while working for manufacturing companies. A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment at a professional level. 
  • Strategic thinker. Proven abilities in seeing how strategy and initiatives fit together. Experience in developing and executing strategic, marketing, sales, strategic workforce, and operational plans. Demonstrated successful track record of creating and executing a strategic plan to achieve intended results.
  • High financial acumen, proven P&L responsibility, preferably multi-site.
  • Experience in both domestic and international markets.
  • Able to interact and be highly respected at the C-Suite Level.  Demonstrated acumen in engaging customers at a high level.
  • Experience in internal/external consulting role preferred.
  • Experience in managing direct reports is preferred.
  • MBA preferred. Bachelor’s degree in business or manufacturing-related discipline or equivalent required.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships and become a trusted business advisor at a strategic level.  Able to flex and adapt to meet client’s relative business maturity.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills including strong presentation abilities.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and technology savvy.
  • Ability to resolve problems and make decisions quickly toward organizational goals.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Exhibits WMEP’s corporate core competencies of customer focus, ethics and integrity, interpersonal skills, teamwork, and results focus. 
About WMEP
The WMEP, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to optimize stakeholder value for Wisconsin Manufacturers by expanding their capabilities to grow, be innovative, and achieve operational success, provides targeted consulting services to small and medium manufacturers in Wisconsin. The WMEP is an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
WMEP offers a generous benefits package including, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, paid time off, and holiday pay. 

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At WMEP, we value strong relationships, innovation, and operational success. Join us in helping Wisconsin manufacturers succeed and grow. Apply now to become part of our dynamic team as a trusted business advisor and make a difference in Wisconsin manufacturing with WMEP!


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