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Support manufacturing through the dispatch of executable schedules to the shop floor and accurate management of inventory.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Release a full, executable daily bucket of work to the floor on schedule
Communicate part shortage needs upstream to appropriate Supervisors, Leads, Managers or Planners
Identify potential part inventory issues ahead of time. Have inventory verified and adjusted immediately if necessary to prevent missed orders
Process scrap transactions immediately and notify appropriate Supervisor, Lead, Manager or Planner of parts needing to be expedited
Manage any past due orders daily and work with coordinators and leads for completion
Look at the load daily for required completion and flag potential concerns for completion
Work with manufacturing closely to execute the daily completion target
Support manufacturing as needed, including scheduled overtime
Maintain a floor presence and work closely with team leads to monitor and assist with daily schedule completion
Identify, communicate and help complete quick ship hot orders as needed daily
Monitor negative floor stock items daily and adjust inventory as needed after counts are taken
Responsible for managing and maintaining schedules and orders to ensure the correct products are flowing throughout manufacturing process in a seamless flow. Perform various tasks on JDE computer system - e.g. parts availability, weekly schedule, daily schedules, BOM, shortage reports, releasing tickets to manufacturing. Use computer in scheduling and material availability
May be required to work different work schedules or shifts at times to support the plant
Develop a thorough working knowledge of the actual jobs within the plant, and what product flows through those areas
Recommend/communicate productivity, quality, safety, and cost improvements
Encourage associates to bring up improvement ideas and be involved in helping to address/implement them
Assist in developing new methods of communicating manufacturing information to individual manufacturing work centers, continually emphasizing efficiency and simplicity
May be required to work during physical inventory
Willing and able to lead a team through a project successfully to implementation, follow through and sustainment
Must be able to work in a team environment
Must be willing and able to facilitate a team through a project successfully
Must have basic computer skills and understand JDE
Must have working knowledge of WO's verses WA's and flow of parts and work orders in the plant
Experience in a manufacturing environment is required
Must have a thorough knowledge of product and parts that are produced at all levels of manufacturing
Working knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques, principles, and tools preferred