Production and Expediting Clerk
Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to the production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine the progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on the progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.
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·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 the flow of materials and meet production schedules.
· Confer with a manager 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.
· Compile information, such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used, or customer information, so that status reports can be completed.
· Compile and prepare documentation related to production sequences, transportation, personnel schedules, or purchase, maintenance, or repair orders.
· Maintain files, such as maintenance records, bills of lading, or cost reports.
· Contact suppliers to verify shipment details.
· Plan production commitments or timetables for business units, specific programs, or jobs, using sales forecasts.
· Provide documentation and information to account for delays, difficulties, or changes to cost estimates.
·Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
· English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
· Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
· Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
High School Diploma