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Production Coordinator Job Description

Buckeye Fire Equipment Kings Mountain, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Responsible for the operation within the production department, supporting the Production Manager with the day-to-day management of their production area, overseeing a group of team members and ensuring an efficient operation in achieving production targets. Provide leadership and line management to the team, coordinating their workloads, providing support to ensure that the team meets daily goals, monitoring any issues, and ensuring production targets are achieved. Develop the team by focusing on individual performance and support requirements to achieve high standards, ensuring that all team members are working safely. Work under general supervision, reviewed by Production Manager

Key Responsibilities:

General and Task Management

· Work to ensure people and resources are applied in an efficient and effective manner to meet delivery requirements while achieving quality and safety standards

· Ensure that team members follow defined manufacturing procedures and comply with quality requirements

· Ensure full adherence to housekeeping and safety practices at all times

· Ensure equipment is functioning correctly and records are completed appropriately

· Ensure that non-conforming material is clearly identified and segregated

· Ensure the team are aware of day to day targets and responsibilities

· Maintain visible lead for adherence to procedures and instructions

· Monitor change over and/or line set up efficiency

· Prepare line set-ups for following shifts.

· Undertake continuous training and development

· Identify improvement opportunities and solve problems as needed

People Management

· Responsible for training of operators for products and processes within the local team

· Direct, coach and provide guidance direct reports.

· Responsible for daily management and support for the team to achieve operational success

· Ensure compliance with Company policies / procedures

· Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and associated reporting and action closure

· Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviors expected of them

· Work positively with support functions to fully define the processes/procedures/controls relevant to team activities. Provide support and input to continuous improvement activities within the team

Relationship Management

· Interface with Production Manager determine schedules for shift production

· Liaise and communicate with other departments and ensure an effective interface is maintained

· Provide technical expertise to the team


· Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures

· Confident, open minded thinker mindset

· Is self-aware, resilient, assertive and open to change

· Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together

· Actively Committed to team development

· High levels of motivation, optimistic and action orientated

Skills and Attributes:

· Work independently, reviewed infrequently with minimal supervision

· Ability to lead by example

· Excellent organization skills

· Excellent problem solving skills

· Ability to manage a wide variety of activities at the same time

· Ability to plan, analyze and challenge

· Solid understanding of all people related processes and procedures

· Good understanding of plant deliverables and the impact of failure/cost of poor quality

Buckeye Fire Equipment

For over four decades Buckeye Fire Equipment has been an international leader in the development and manufacture of reliable fire protection products. A privately owned and operated company with its headquarters near Charlotte, NC, Buckeye Fire Equipment has earned an excellent reputation for quality, reliability and value within the commercial and industrial fire protection industry. We offer a complete line of handheld and wheeled fire extinguishers, extinguishing agents, fire suppressing foam concentrates & hardware and pre-engineered kitchen suppression systems. To ensure our distributors and customers get the highest quality fire protection equipment, all of our products undergo rigorous testing, both in-house and by third party testing organizations such as Underwriters Laboratories, Factory Mutual, ASME and the U.S. Government


Kings Mountain, NC

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