IS PRODUCTION, PLANNING, & EXPEDITING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Are you:

  • Attentive to Detail?
  • Dependable?
  • Trustworthy?
  • Cooperative?
  • Stress-tolerant?
Job Description:

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems

Tasks:

  • Distribute production schedules or work orders to departments.
  • Review documents, such as production schedules, work orders, or staffing tables, to determine personnel or materials requirements or material priorities.
  • Requisition and maintain inventories of materials or supplies necessary to meet production demands.
  • Arrange for delivery, assembly, or distribution of supplies or parts to expedite flow of materials and meet production schedules.
  • Confer with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
  • Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering.
  • Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, or customers to coordinate production or shipping activities and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays.
  • Examine documents, materials, or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications.
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures.
  • Calculate figures, such as required amounts of labor or materials, manufacturing costs, or wages, using pricing schedules, adding machines, calculators, or computers.

WorkKeys Occupational Profile Median Scores

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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $11.17
  • Median                           $17.40
  • Experienced                   $26.99

Annual Openings                   321

2021 Projected Employment 587

Average Education Level      High School Diploma/GED

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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