Job Description

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Expedites and monitors material and Work-In-Process (WIP), and continually alerts Production Control
  • Locates WIP for the purposes of properly executing work orders, engineering changes, stock sweeps, aged or lost work orders and timely status updates for Production Control Planning.
  • Follows and audits the physical progress of materials or goods through manufacturing to ensure conformance to schedule.
  • Supports Production Control Planners by tracking WIP to pipeline for weekly status meetings.
  • Generates Planning Status travelers.
  • Responds to Planning Status Travelers for issuing and tracking work orders
  • Expedite shortages and remain up to date on their status
  • Verify accurate issue of materials on work orders
  • Coordinate production needs with Production Planner on finished goods
  • Reports major problems to supervisor for corrective action, and assists, when possible in initiating measures to eliminate shortages or heavy workloads.
  • Position involves accurately counting and tracking a variety of items.

 Knowledge and abilities:

  • Uses computer output reports and on-line data in the performance of specific tasks, as directed by management.
  • Updates computer system with proper transactions for split lots, scrap, and rework, return to vendor.

 Education and experience:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.