Project Coordinator

Job Location | Arizona

8230 North El Mirage Rd., El Mirage, AZ 85335

Job Description

Job Summary

The Project Coordinator. will report directly to the Production Manager and will be dotted lined to the General Manager.

The successful candidate will be a self starter that can manage multiple tasks and projects with ease. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person who can visualize what positive change can do for an organization. He/she will be a change agent. This is a hands-on position.

This position does not have any operational responsibilities

Core Job Functions:

  • Responsible for:

All Plant maintenance. Oversee  Maintenance Employee(s) and Assist as Needed

  • Should have a working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, mechanical,  tool repair, etc.
  • Can coordinate all outside repair services

All Plant Safety Initiatives

  • Weekly inspections
  • Safety talks
  • Forklift certifications

All plant security initiatives

  • Including cameras and interacting with security companies  

All plant computer and telephone systems

  • Working with internal personnel (Kendall and Garrett) as well as any vendors 

All Onboarding/Training of New Employees (as a back-up to the Trainer)

  • Basic overview of expectations with all new hires via PowerPoint
  • Administer the Mentoring program for the first month of their employment

All General Plant Projects:

  • These could be large capital expansions
  • Purchase and installation of machinery or equipment
  • Run general errands from time to time
  • Managing and scheduling general contractors

Successful candidate will also need to have these skills and attributes

- Computer literate and have advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, and other general computer usage

- Must possess a positive, can-do attitude

- Must communicate effectively orally and in writing

- Must have an outgoing and personality and be bilingual in English and Spanish

- Excellent presentation skills in MS PowerPoint

- Understand 'Lean" principles such as 5-S, GEMBA, 5-Why

- Experience in developing a Value Stream Map is an advantage

- Understand manufacturing processes and elimination of all wastes

- Excellent leadership skills

- Detail Oriented

- Highly organized

Specific Functions

  • Leading and Implementing all plant projects, including everyday maintenance
  • Gathering resources to accomplish tasks on time and under budget
  • Facilitate positive change and project tracking
  • Document changes and financial improvements for project justification
  • Must put controls in place for sustainability
  • Must teach and train associates to achieve success and permanent resolution
  • Will understand all processes that are used
  • Eliminate waste of motion, material, labor, etc.
  • Keep safety and quality as the top priority 
  • Cost improvement and reduction is a high priority
  • Employee relations/engagement is an absolute must

Position: Full time salaried

Wage: $55k

Benefits: Full benefit package available including  a matching 401k