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Production Control Expeditor (1st shift) in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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Job Description

Production Control Expeditor (1st shift)

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Coordinates and expedites materials, parts, and assemblies between departments while supporting the department schedules as well as coordinating customer centric data to Business/Program Management.

  • Reviews production schedules and related information and confers with department supervisors to determine part status, identify overdue, and to track material/parts through the shop.
  • Issues work orders to the shop floor based on purchase order and MRP schedules.
  • Completes quantity changes and work order split offs as required.

  • Confers with engineering and quality assurance regarding planning changes, rework orders, and scrapped parts.

  • Monitors schedule changes.

  • Coordinates with shipping and customer service to make sure customer commitments are met.

  • Responsible for tracking and coordination of parts for a specific customer base and/or program.

  • Compiles information using various system functions to communicate with all departments.

  • Communicates with customers in the absence of Customer Service personnel.

  • Helps solve problem parts to ensure a constant flow through the shop.

  • Attends meetings as scheduled.

  • Understands the KPI metrics and supports the data collection for metric charts.

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • Must have good finger dexterity for computer data entry.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift from 1 – 50 pounds.
  • Working conditions are:  50% manufacturing environment, 50% office environment.
  • Noise level is moderate.
  • Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions; occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated areas.
  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.

  • Computer experience:   MRP System, MS Word, Excel, Adobe
  • Ability to operate a forklift (preferred)
  • Ability to work independently and a good memory for detail.
  • Conscientious, organized and meticulous – records must be accurate and maintained
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic math skills:  Measurement and Counting
  • Computer experience:   MRP System, MS Word, Excel, Adobe


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