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(3141) Production Associate II

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 05/03/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Manufacturing Job Number: 23514 Workplace Type: On-Site

Job Description

Production Associate II
  • Requisitioning, receiving, storing, and issuing inventory, tooling, consumables and other assets to technicians and operators.
  • Continuously monitor and respond to technician parts needs, including replacements for non-conforming parts, delivery of fasteners and shop stock, moving assemblies to inventory or to the next work center, and other similar duties as requested.
  • Work cross functionally to expedite any material shortages.
  • Enter material transactions in ERP system.
  • Process Scrap and obsolete inventory from WIP locations as required.
  • Prepare for, conduct, and assist in reconciliation of cycle counts.
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas following company policies and industry best practices (5S).
  • Must be able to work well with others, take direction and execute swiftly, be mindful of process improvement opportunities, and be able to problem solve.
  • Identify, catalog, and report manufacturing delays, sources, and resolutions needed to Operations Supervisors and Managers
  • Based upon job duties, may need to work in various areas that may cause exposure to fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals (well below OSHA and ACGIH exposure guidelines), outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and/or be part of a hearing conservation program due to noise levels around certain equipment.
  • Assist in the implementation of a robust materials management process that reflects best practices, to include material purchasing, handling, storage, control, and distribution of MRO inventory.
  • Monitor the flow/velocity of jobs through the production line and partner with Production Control to ensure work completes on time to schedule.
  • Aggressively enforce safe material handling practices
  • High School Diploma, Accredited GED or equivalent vocational certifications or training
  • 2+ year of Inventory Control, Tool Crib, Material Handling and/or in Expediting Experience.
  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and/or inventory control applications.
  • Experience working with a cross functional team.
  • Demonstrated understanding and can apply continuous improvement concepts.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs, unassisted.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion.
  • Strong computer skills, familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
  • Flexible to work varied shifts, overtime, weekends, and travel on occasion.
  • Must be able to pass DBIDS background check. Role will be on a military installation.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.
  • Excellent interpersonal and Communication Skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge with welding consumables and tooling.
  • Ability to handle multiple duties concurrently based on workload dispersion, program priorities and management and customer decisions.
  • Knowledge of backflush and Kanban process.
  • Experience with activities related to planning and/or scheduling.
  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and/or inventory control applications.

Compensation: $35/hr. 
We look forward to reviewing your application. We encourage everyone to apply - even if every box isn’t checked for what you are looking for or what is required.

PDSINC, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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