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Production Coordinator Job

Date: Apr 7, 2017

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: BASF

Production Coordinator-1700864

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary:

Coordinates and distributes the work activities and/or production efforts of the admixture production group. The Production Coordinator will conduct daily production and shipping scheduling, administer raw material procurement, be a primary vendor contact and perform clerical/administrative duties within designated areas of responsibility. In addition, the Production Coordinator will fill in as a Plant Operator when requested and/or the business necessitates. As a Plant Operator the incumbent will work with raw materials in the manufacture of products, while utilizing various manufacturing equipment. This individual also has shipping and receiving responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinates work flow and production efforts of designated group.
- Responsible for raw material procurement.
- Maintains production/shipping documentation.
- Administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to cycle counting, inventory control, raw material receipt and finished product shipping, customer returns, process orders and accounts payable.
- Will be a primary vendor contact for admixture production.
- Responsible for scheduling of bulk truck loading.
- Coordinates EH&S activities as designated by the Plant Manager.
- Responsible for wash water recycle and equipment calibration programs.
- Responsible for training and record keeping within area of responsibility.
- As a Plant Operator the incumbent will work with raw materials in the manufacture of products, while utilizing various manufacturing equipment.
- The position requires the ability to operate a forklift to load and/or unload raw materials and finished products.
- Responsible for unloading raw materials, loading bulk trucks and packaged goods with finished products when appropriate.
- Conducts program/SOP development.
- Conducts basic and/or routine mechanical repairs and troubleshooting.
- Acts as a back up for QC Technician and Plant Manager.
- Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.
- Follow all appropriate Environmental Protection, Safety, Health and Quality (ESHQ) policies.
- Wears prescribed Personal Protective equipment and ensures that prescribed safeguards are properly used.
- Notifies his/her supervisor before undertaking a work activity in which he/she is not adequately trained.
- Immediately reports unsafe acts or conditions to his/her supervisor and takes immediate interim steps to protect himself/herself and others from serious risk.
- Understands that Safety and Environmental responsibility is a major part of BASF’s Vision and Guiding Principles. Must report all unsafe conditions and accidents immediately to appropriate managers or directors. Responsible for the safety of themselves and others.
- Must understand and follow all quality initiatives and processes for ISO 9000, RC 14000 and other ISO regulations, procedures and processes as they pertain to job responsibilities.
- Additionally, this individual will also support the shipping and receiving function.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve production and quality control issues.
- A strong commitment to safety is required while experience with EH&S initiative is desirable.
- Requires 3 years on the job, training to learn manufacturing processes and procedures.
- Computer knowledge required – MS Office software, and Lotus Notes
- Knowledge and experience with SAP business software is required.
- Must be able to read, understand and communicate in English to operate machines
- Interface with PLC control screens, read and complete process orders, complete safety tests.
- Must be able to solve simple math problems, +, -, x, /, to accurately record chemical additions, lot numbers, record scale readings.
- Must be able to work with chemicals and machinery safely.
- Must have strength and flexibility to bend, push, pull, lift, and climb.
- Must be able to work without constant supervision.
- Must be able to think ahead and prepare for upcoming batches.
- Ability to lead by example and multi-task are essential.
- Hands on experience of the shipping/receiving function.

Education and Experience:
- High school Diploma required.
- Bachelor's degree desirable.
- Five or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

Primary Location: US-CA-Rancho Cucamonga
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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