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MANUFACTURING PROGRAM MANAGER (Special Appointment)

INDUSTRIAL DEV REPRESENTATIVE

Recruitment #17-005011-0001

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Manufacturing Program Manager within the Division of Business and Industry Sector Development, Office of Strategic Industries & Entrepreneurship.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

The World Trade Center, 401 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Department’s expert on manufacturing industries’ matters and works with Maryland’s manufacturing providers within key sectors and supporting infrastructure to ensure Maryland has the resources and a conducive environment to attract new providers and assist established firms grow and expand their business.  Key sectors include: traditional manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, biomedical devices, food production, processing, and packaging.

POSITION DUTIES

This position serves to coordinate and collaborate with organizations, associations and academia as a representative of the manufacturing industry.  This position will facilitate creation and growth of partnerships with organizations and associations focused on manufacturing in Maryland. Through the relationships established with these entities, as well as internal collaboration with departmental subject matter experts and regional representatives, Commerce will determine common obstacles and opportunities for continued sector expansion. 

 

The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills to work with high level public and private sector officials and maintain effective working relationships; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to handle multiple, concurrent and high priority projects and possess proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite for Windows including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, Google Mail and/or other relevant software.   Some statewide travel is required, as is, attendance at out of State conferences.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Real Estate/Land Use, or a related industry field AND at least six (6) years of experience in industrial, business or economic development; marketing; planning; finance; commercial real estate; manufacturing; or related field

Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of and work experience in one or more of the State’s Manufacturing Sectors as listed above.  Please describe in detail any job duties relating to the qualifications stated. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Commerce at 410-767-6300.  You may also visit our website at: http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce  

 

It is highly preferred that you apply online.  If you are unable to apply online, please submit a resume to:

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE - Office of Human Resources

ATTN: Manufacturing Program Manager 

World Trade Center – 401 East Pratt Street – 10th Floor  

Baltimore, Maryland 21202 

 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an E-Verify and equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.