Production & Purchasing Coordinator


Ashland County

Wonderful company in Ashland, Ohio is looking to hire a Production & Purchasing Coordinator to fill an opening in their Production Planning/ Inventory Department.

About The Opening

This position is involved in pre-production planning and responsible for the coordination, administration, and scheduling of material and manufacturing flows to meet the production demands.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Administration of production job orders for finished goods and sub-assemblies
  • Responsible for generating, scheduling and tracking work orders issued to the production floor using ERP/MRP and Excel
  • Monitor material requirements to generate and process requisitions and purchase orders for raw materials, supplies, and equipment with OTW procurement procedures
  • Vendor point of contact for PO confirmations, acknowledgments, delays/ shortages, and other questions or issues
  • Plan out lead times, delivery dates, and estimate costs for products and materials
  • Sustain active knowledge and reporting of work in process, incoming supplies, parts, and materials
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to support OTW business operations to improve efficiencies, develop and refine the process

Experience Level

1 Year Experience


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Further education or certification is preferred
  • Experience in industrial manufacturing, supply chain, and/ or procurement/ purchasing operations

Skills And Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of manufacturing, supply chain and procurement processes and practices
  • Familiarity with engineered drawings, BOMSs, routings, document control
  • Computer proficiency:
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel)
  • ERP/ MRP
  • Develop a solution and solve problems systematically and analytically
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communicator
  • Understand and support LEAN programs, processes, and procedures
  • Time and stress management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Personal Traits: 

  • Motivated, focused, self-starter
  • Positive and progressive mental attitude
  • Decisive, critical thinker
  • Organized with keen attention to detail
  • Team player with the willingness to learn, make constructive suggestions and embrace growth and development

This fantastic opportunity is Monday -Friday 6:30/7:30am - 4:00pm. Please submit your resume to Jennifer at jkaman@ or call her with questions at 419-281-4600

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