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Director of Government Products

Beyond Vision Milwaukee, WI
  • Posted: 22 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Beyond Vision is a unique social enterprise focused on creating employment opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired. Don’t let our non-profit status fool you, however. Our mission of employment and upward mobility has steadily grown our operations into 5 successful business units with locations across the country. We are looking for a strong leader to direct the largest and fastest growing of those departments, the Government Products Business Unit. As a member of our Senior Staff, this position reports directly to our President & CEO and is responsible for the budget, program management, and all operations related to products manufactured for sale on our state and federal contracts. The best candidate for this position has a strong background in manufacturing and project management and is characterized by integrity, adaptability, effective communication, strong problem-solving, a leadership style mirroring Servant Leadership philosophy, and a Mission focus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall operation and performance of the Government Products business unit. This includes financial performance, metrics, staff development, and Mission (employment growth).

  • Evaluate potential products and projects for the federal procurement list. Work with National Industries for the Blind and other partners to gain assignments and drive process from conception to launch.

  • Establish project timelines and ensure critical project schedule milestones are met while also insuring product quality, revenue and margin goals are met.

We Require

  • A passion and commitment to fulfilling our mission and vision.

  • BA/BS in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, or business administration.

  • 5+ years of in-depth manufacturing management experience.

  • Strong track record of effective large project management. The ability to manage multi-faceted projects, establish timelines, and meet deadlines.

    Send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: jobs@beyondvision.com

    We invite you to learn more about our engaged culture at www.beyondvision.com

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Beyond Vision

Why Work Here?

Culture. Location. Passion for a Mission. JOIN US!

Beyond Vision is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit company with a goal of providing employment opportunities to people who are legally blind. Nationally, 70% of Americans who are blind and of working age and not currently employed. Here in Wisconsin, there are more than 41,000 visually impaired individuals, and a full 66% of them are without employment. In Milwaukee alone there are over 12,000 visually impaired people, and nearly 7,000 of them do not have jobs. It is for this reason Beyond Vision has been striving to further enrich the lives of people who are blind by providing employment opportunities through commercially successful work valued by customers and the community for more than 100 years. Beyond Vision employs people who are blind in our machine shop, assembly & packaging, and communication center business units as well as throughout our management and administrative team. As of October 2011, 64% of all Beyond Vision employees are legally blind and 86% of our production staff is legally blind.

Address

5316 W State Street Milwaukee WI, 53208
Milwaukee, WI
USA

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