Production Coordinator in Frankfort, IL at ITW Automotive OEM

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    21701 Harlem Avenue
    Frankfort, IL
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description


Title: Production Coordinator              Equal Opportunity Employer


Coordinates production efforts to meet customer expectations and management’s goals and expectations. This is accomplished via scheduling/planning, ordering and monitoring vendor components/pricing; tracking inventory levels, daily shipping requirements, and customer orders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  Maintains inventory accuracy, carries out the necessary inventory transactions on the ERP system.

  Responsible for the creation of all new AR#’s in system

  Acts as a central contact for all vendors, ensures on time delivery per release schedules from vendor

  Orders inventory items from the vendors and ensures all inventory items are in plant to run production

  Orders parts and components from outsourced vendors

  Ability to interface effectively with all employees through senior leadership

  Works with vendors and production team on the build out of product during design change

  Works with the suppliers and customers on the build out of product prior to programs end of life.

  Send pick lists to Ship and reviews customer orders for large changes and adjusts vendor releases accordingly (if unable to meet delivery date, notifies Customer and Production Manager)

 Reviews daily shipment requirements, assist with bill of lading and notify appropriate leader of any deficiencies

 Acts as a central customer contact for both molding and assembly

 Enter purchase orders and customer pricing in computer system

 Ensure correct products are shipped

 Audit shipments for accuracy

 Responsible for continuous improvements of material process

 Partner with shipping and related departments to identify resolves vendor delivery issues.

 Completed any other duties as assigned.


 High school diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree in related field a plus

 At least 3 years manufacturing experience,

 At least 1 year of job related experience

 Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

 Computer proficient in Microsoft Office - Excel with the ability to create spreadsheets with calculations, required, Trans4M a plus

 Ability to prioritize and multi-task high volume, in a fast-paced environment

 Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills

 Must have the ability to work in a team or individually

 Must be self-motivated and willing to grow and develop skills for advancement

 Experience with Material Requirement Planning (MRP).

 Knowledge of Kanban/Pull systems a plus

 Must be flexible to work overtime and weekends

 Working knowledge of manufacturing systems, best practices, and continuous improvement principles preferred

 Possess excellent customer service skills

Physical Demands:

 Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds repetitively 

 Work normally requires a low level of physical effort in bending, stooping, lifting, and manual dexterity

 Computer/telephone use is moderate

 Occasional travel to attend meetings as needed 

 Ability to stand for long periods of time is essential, frequent walking

Interpersonal Skills:

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please call 708-720-7827 to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

Job Requirements


Automotive OEM
ITW’s Automotive OEM segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.