Production Coordinator

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world's water and energy utility challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company's nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.
The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Production Coordinator. The Production Coordinator will facilitate customer and internal production orders from order receipt on the production list to completion. The individual will act as a liaison between sales, procurement, external suppliers, engineering, parts, fabrication, QC and dispatch to ensure, productivity, quality and on-time delivery. Optimize continuous improvement through evaluation and optimization of current work processes. Work location, Bridgeport, NJ.
Essential Functions:
Responsible for coordinating and scheduling all production orders to ensure customer satisfaction and 100% on-time delivery.
Validate and analyze new orders included on the production report daily and interface with sales as required to ensure order and required delivery date accuracy.
Interpret order requirements and distribute to all necessary functions/departments to facilitate that all parts, components, drawings and information are available to meet required delivery schedule.
Interface and coordinate with the key individuals responsible for ordering, receiving and stocking parts and components, preparing and controlling drawings, scheduling fabrication, paint, hose and any other finished goods necessary to complete the order in accordance with customer expectations.
Coordinate the order and delivery of all major components (engines, trailers/skids and pump ends) from vendors to ensure a smooth uninterrupted fabrication process while controlling inventory turns at a suitable level for flexibility and rapid response to unplanned requirements.
Develop and lead an effective daily manufacturing meeting with all relevant department liaisons. Identify and address all issues to ensure production efficiencies are optimized. This will include scheduling prioritization and resource and labor management to successfully meet customer requirements while controlling costs and improving productivity.
Utilize metrics such as material shortages, inventory turns, on-time delivery, quality and manufacturing cycle time to assess the process and drive continuous improvement.
Communicate delivery delays with branch managers and confirm that customers are ready to take delivery of special units prior to scheduling into production.
Update production list daily reflecting production, paint and ready to deliver.
Review and action any and all complaints concerning production, paint and QC and develop plan for continuous improvement.
Minimum Qualifications:
Three to Five years experience with industrial dewatering pumps and or parts knowledge
Green Belt Certification preferred and necessary moving forward with this position to improve efficiencies
Exceptional time management and organization skills
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form
Ability to collaborate and build effective relationships at all levels of the organization
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
Strong analytical ability
Demonstrated proficiency with computer software programs to specifically include Microsoft Excel, Word and RentalResult
Inventory control experience
EOE/Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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