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Food Production Coordinator in Montclair, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Production Coordinator:

  • Must have strong experience with Supply Chain, Inventory, and dealing with vendors, plants, schedules.
  • Food Industry is a plus. Must have at least Consumer Products experience.
  • Must be occasionally available after hours to communicate with Executives.
  • Must be detailed oriented and have good systems skills - Excel and Word


  • Monitor Inventory levels to cover all production needs
  • Manage the purchasing process of new and active items from manufacturing plants
  • Analyze the forecast from Sales team for production planning
  • Issue daily production output report to management team
  • Coordinate on time delivery with suppliers to meet production schedule
  • Plan weekly production schedules and coordinate all communication for all the changes
  • Update short code item lists for sales team on a weekly basis
  • Work closely with all vendors on new developments, purchase orders, and samples
  • Track all open orders and new development
  • Issue purchase orders to vendors
  • Keep track of the production output and weekly review with management

With the skill set:

  • From Food Manufacturing Industry
  • Strong Communication skills written and verbal
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong team player
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work with suppliers issuing POs
  • Available all the time
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience cutting purchase orders
  • Understanding inventory