At Firetrace, our purpose is to protect lives and livelihoods by eliminating the impact of fire.
Do you want to be part of an innovative, customer-focused Operations team inside a global company? Firetrace, a subsidiary of Halma plc, and a global manufacturer of life-saving fire suppression devices, has an immediate need for an Production Coordinator. At Firetrace International (www.firetrace.com) our purpose is “we protect lives and livelihoods by eliminating the impact of fire”. You can make a significant difference in helping us attain our purpose. Our values are that “we advocate for each other”, “we do the right thing, even when no one is watching”, “we own the outcome, not the task”, and “we harness curiosity to improve every day”. If you model these values, we would love for you to be a valued team member in our journey.
Firetrace is part of Halma plc (www.halma.com), a group of companies whose purpose is “to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.” Halma plc was named Britain's Most Admired Company in 2020, providing innovative solutions to many of the key problems facing the world today. Firetrace is a growing niche fire suppression OEM that has been a part of Halma plc (LSE: HLMA) since 2015.
The Production Coordinator is a critical member of the Operations team. The Production Coordinator is responsible for releasing production orders, picking materials, and ensuring materials are supplied where and when they are needed. In addition, maintaining safety and cleanliness within the warehouse always.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Download open order report to retrieve clear to build orders for production.
Release production orders to the material handling queue.
Create job folders and visual board magnets.
Locates materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders.
Performs in system transfers from bins to ensure accurate inventory levels are always maintained.
Works with production team to replace any non-conforming materials and submits proper documentation for any quality issues while transferring item(s) into the appropriate bin locations within system.
Maintains in-process inventory at work centers by delivering and opening materials and supplies.
Coordinate with Team Coordinators and Planners to ensure that the correct jobs are being prepared for each work center.
Keep the warehouse organized and tidy and implement general housekeeping practices to main workplace cleanliness.
Ability to work cross-functionally within the operations (production, customer service, supply chain, operations, shipping, etc.) while maintaining a positive work environment.
Ability to multi-task while receiving guidance from various team members. Works well in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.
Reports any problems to the Planner related to inventory levels, system issues, or other pressing issues.
All other duties as assigned.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Minimum 2 years of inventory and/or material handling experience in manufacturing environment preferred.
Experience maneuvering pallet jack and forklift driving certification preferred.
High School or GED degree.
Strong understanding of inventory management and time management.
Computer skills required – excel proficient and ability to learn GP ERP system.
Proven ability to work within a team environment and be a self-starter.
Other competencies – Basic math, writing, and oral communication abilities.
Physical demands – ability to lift up to 50lbs., stand/walk continuously and perform physical tasks.
Halma offers very high levels of autonomy to its operating companies, while providing support when needed, with a particular focus on talent development and investment in people. See www.halma.com/our-people for more information. If you’re interested in working for a business whose primary focus is to protect and improve the lives of people around the world, you’ve come to the right place. We aim to be a company that does good work, and that’s good to work for. Our operating companies develop and create technologies that have a real, positive impact on people’s lives and health, businesses’ safety, and the world’s life-critical resources. Halma employs over 6,300 people in nearly 50 subsidiary businesses based in over 20 countries. Through innovation and acquisition, we have developed a portfolio of market-leading companies within our four sectors: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis. Our purpose is to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, military or veteran status, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Any applicant who needs to request an accommodation to complete the application process should contact Kristie Aguirre by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firetrace offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programs including great health insurance benefits, 401(k) matching, profit sharing, career mobility and tuition reimbursement opportunities.