Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is seeking a highly organized professional to coordinate efforts with key contract manufacturing partners assembling complex electrical and mechanical assemblies. This role is responsible for coordinating solutions amongst cross-functional teams and driving actions through to completion with a sense of urgency. Communication, teamwork, and risk/opportunity-based critical thinking are key to success in this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for tracking and managing all aspects of the production and supply at key contract manufacturing suppliers’ off-site locations. This position will be required to ensure program goals are being reached through close coordination with internal functions and external suppliers. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborating with external contract manufacturers and cross-functional internal teams including Quality, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Engineering when opportunities arise and technical support/follow-up is required
  • Providing updates to stakeholders to ensure all are aware of ongoing initiatives and projects within the contract manufacturing supply chain
  • Providing technical information to suppliers to support investigations and partner with Quality
  • Holding business reviews with suppliers on a regular schedule to ensure alignment on items such as quality, forecast, projects, and capacity
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with multi-level personnel as well as suppliers and their representatives
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and deal with changing priorities while maintaining personal effectiveness
  • Supporting and complying with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related technical field
  • Computer proficiency and a high level of organization with strong attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated in order to drive projects forward, with strong organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail with strong planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written, organizational, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work onsite from our facility located at 9901 Silicon Prairie Parkway in Verona, WI
  • Ability to travel as required (<10%)

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with contract management and negotiations
  • Understanding of electrical components and manufacturing assembly process
  • Certification or knowledge/understanding of IPC standards
  • Previous experience with Odoo or other ERP systems
  • Prior experience with ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • Ability to multi-task and be comfortable in a technical environment
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of judgment and leadership

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Health and wellness benefits coverage eligibility begins on the first of the month following your start date
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • 401(k) employer match up to 4%, subject to plan terms & waiting periods (Roth option is available)
  • Participation in the 100% employee-owned Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) at no cost to employees

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible day shift scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

X-ES is located on the far west side of Madison, WI. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications. For more information, visit www.xes-inc.com.

X-ES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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