Director of Project Management

  • Location: St. Paul
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #40829

SkyWater Search Partners is looking for a Director of Project Management with beverage or packaging industry experience. This will be leading a team of Project and Sr. Project Managers and developing the department moving forward. 

They are in need of a true people manager who has a proven track record of teaching and coaching staff, implementing new processes and practices, while sharing an entrepreneurial and progressive vision for growth, similar to the organization overall. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management and/or related field.
  • 10 years minimum experience in Project Management, Supply Chain, Production Planning leadership roles. 
  • Beverage and/or Packaging experience is preferred over other industry backgrounds

Senior Accountant

  • Location: St Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #40741

SkyWater is excited to be partnering with a rapidly growing client of ours to find them their next Senior Accountant.  This company has experienced exponential growth over the last few years (TRIPLED in size!) as a result of acquisitions, as well as organic growth, and there is no slow-down in sight! 

You will join an awesome general ledger team, supporting several branches throughout the U.S. to compile monthly financial statements, perform variance analysis, answer questions to branch managers, etc. 

I need 2+ years of progressive accounting experience and a drive to work hard!

If you are interested in hearing more, please reach out!  CRabon@skywatersearch.com | 952.767.9025

Controller

  • Location: St Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #40739

SkyWater is excited to be partnering with a rapidly growing client of ours to find them their next Corporate Controller.  This company has experienced exponential growth over the last few years (TRIPLED in size!) as a result of acquisitions, as well as organic growth, and there is no slow-down in sight! 

Although the Acquisitions Controller will spear-head acquisition integration, you will work alongside him and play an integral role in helping set up the accounting.  Furthermore, you will drive the month-end close process for the entire company (including its four subsidiaries), overseeing a large team (30+ people including direct and indirect reports) of general ledger accountants, AR, AP, collections, etc.

I need 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, a huge passion for people management, and the ability to dive in and roll up your sleeves when needed!

If you are interested in hearing more, please reach out!  CRabon@skywatersearch.com | 952.767.9025

PMO Manager

  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #40718

We are working with a privately held manufacturing client that is investing in the continued growth by introducing this key pillar to the organization. The PMO Manager will need to have either built a PMO from the ground up, or been a major contributor to this space in the past. 

This person will lead a team of PM's and will be the force behind creating and driving best practices for the organization. This role will require lots of collaboration with internal resources to find ways to improve and become more efficient. This is an extremely unique opportunity to make your mark on a business of this size! Hybrid work environment with WFH, strong benefits, financially stable and growing quickly.

Desired:

  • B.S. in Engineering or related
  • PMP Certification 
  • Experience owning or leading a Project Management Office
  • Passion for the space, continuous learning and development 
  • Curiosity to push the state of the art
  • Energy and enthusiasm to create something new 
  • Previous experience creating key measurables of product development to increase efficiency 
  • Ability to be a hands-on leader, not afraid to help out on a project as needed

Director of Systems Engineering

  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #40703

We are looking for a Director of Systems Engineering that can drive the innovation and development for a complex group of products that are reaching several markets. This person will lead a team of 6 direct reports while also collaborating with software, hardware, manufacturing, marketing and supply chain teams.

This particular client is a privately held, mid-sized manufacturer with a global reach. Engineering focused and forward-thinking as a company (President is also an Engineer), they are well funded and absolutely in growth mode. A great opportunity for someone that wants be able to see the impact they are having on the overall business. 

Summary:

  • Lead a team of 6 direct reports (Architects, Developers, Engineers)
  • Drive system-level development of complex products that serve a variety of markets
  • Provide technical oversight on designs and project activities 
  • Continuously improve design processes and system architecture 
  • Evaluate new technologies, make vs. buy decisions, opportunities to outsource, potential for design reuse and technology roadmaps
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external partners 
  • Lead reviews and effectively implement KPI's/deliverables on projects 

Required:

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in product development dealing with complex electro-mechanical products
  • 5+ years of leadership experience 
  • Deep level of systems engineering experience with responsibility for overall design 
  • Understanding of platform-based development concepts 

Senior Engineer

  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #40145

Senior Engineer of Medical Device Product Development

Our growing family owned Medical Device client is looking for a Senior Engineer for their St. Paul, MN team. This position is for an innovative engineer that will design and develop medical products from concept through process validation starting with initial prototype. You’ll lead the design, development, and validation activities through product life cycle for neuromodulation and interventional device products. There will be customer interaction and collaborative teams with exposure to many projects and processes.

We’ve placed several engineers here over the past few years and they are still there and love it! Some have even changed departments to try new things. This is a great time to join a growing medical device manufacturer with a small company feel! They offer an excellent benefits package including a 401k match and bonus.

Qualifications for the role

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 8 years of engineering experience with medical device experience included
  • Experience in Solidworks and working knowledge of drafting specifications such as GD&T
  • Experience in a regulated environment such as ISO 13485 and knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

 

Apply below or send resume directly to sbudreau@skywatersearch.com!

Business Development Executive

  • Location: St Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #39661

SkyWater Search Partners is seeking a Sales Account Representative for a local client of ours in St. Paul.

Our client is an industry leading, manufacturing company that sells custom products into a variety of industries and has well-known, reputable customers. This business has maintained a steady financial outlook and is now looking to add their next sales rep as they focus on growth.

The ideal candidate is a team player that has experience managing the full sales cycle, a passion for generating new business, and can manage customer relationships well. This position will work closely with multiple departments within the company, and be a key component in helping oversee product launches after sales are closed. Candidates with a passion for interior design or architecture may also find this role a fit.

Our client will provide a competitive base salary, a performance based incentive plan, benefits, and more.

Technical Sales Engineer

  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #38890

SkyWater is partnering with an upcoming name in the Twin Cities tech scene. With the increase of digital transformation across industries they were very busy in 2020. They’re looking to add a trusted advisor to their Pre-Sales team. This individual will be a subject matter expert in guiding clients down a safe and secure digital journey. This technical advisor will not only be a liaison to key customers and partners but also support internal teams across functions of the enterprise throughout the entirety of the sales cycle. The ideal candidate will have a high degree of technical aptitude with prior experience in SaaS and cloud infrastructures, in addition to knowledge of supporting these modern infrastructures. Most importantly, this is a company that puts culture above all else, which is very transparent in their hiring process.

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