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Production Control Expeditor

Location: KALAMAZOO, MI, United States
Job Family : Support
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jun 7, 2022
Job ID: 33021

Job Description
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This position will be responsible for parts flow throughout the plant. The ideal candidate will work closely with each department to be sure priorities are covered and parts are flowing to meet customer service levels. Responsibilities may include some or all of the following: Update the production and inventory control system with information that is timely and accurate. Stage and coordinate work in the area to meet schedules and effectively utilize resources. Communicate and coordinate with appropriate teams to initiate corrective action for work orders on hold. Split work orders by generating a new traveler, input split and coordinate activity with inspection and other groups. Initiate action required to resolve discrepancies in paperwork or system information to maintain work in process (WIP) data accuracy. Coordinate with other teams to develop and implement daily work schedules, short range capacity plans and build plans. Monitor and coordinate actions required to resolve short term capacity conflicts such as; staffing reassignments, overtime, alternate machine utilization's, and rerouting to other machines, facilities or vendors. Participate in team meetings to develop and implement plans to meet common goals such as; schedules, quality, cost, etc. Update information using CRT and/or personal computer for special scheduling needs or projects. Coordinate release of material/components to fill shortages for orders in work in process. Work in conjunction with the planners for new parts procurement and/or processed parts requirements on a daily basis for parts shortages. Also, satisfy requirements for aircraft on ground (A.O.G.) maintenance agreements and expedited jobs. Prepare customer status reports and respond to shipping information requests from the contracts function. Move materials utilizing forklift, dolly, hand truck or other types of carts. Monitor and coordinate the packaging of parts to prevent damage. Train and assist less experienced employees. Adhere to company safety rules and regulations. Perform other related responsibilities.

Two years of dispatching, shop scheduling or production planning experience in a computerized manufacturing system environment, or demonstrated ability to perform described responsibilities. Knowledge of MRP concepts. Knowledge of AMAPS preferred. General understanding of manufacturing routings, travelers and blueprints.

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

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