Project Coordinator

Logistics El Paso, Texas


Description

Position at Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.

Basic Purpose

Main duties are to coordinate and procure mass production and prototype raw material (saleable events) required for wire harness business, while balancing physical inventory and preventing line shutdown.  Facilitate early launch of assigned program(s) at all different stages. Follow up of new model vehicles and placement of prototype orders for trial and mass production start ups. Maintain budgeted DOI and potential obsolescence for assigned program. Provide implementation dates for new components on ECN/CCR to design section to start up a new component and phasing out old components to avoid obsolescence.  

 Duties  and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate and procure mass production and prototype raw material (saleable events) required for wire harness business, while balancing physical inventory and preventing line shutdown
  • Review, release, and interpret forecast information to assigned vendor base.  Review of backorders and issuance of Supplier Delivery Non Conformance and Payment Deduction Notice to vendor base.
  • Facilitate early launch of assigned program(s) at all different stages. Follow up of new model vehicles and placement of prototype orders for trial and mass production start ups.
  • Inform production plants of material arrivals and or advise of any potential problems there production can encounter. Generation of forecast report,  inventory report, obsolescence control, downtime, and others as needed.
  • Maintain budgeted DOI and potential obsolescence for assigned program. Provide implementation dates for new components on ECN/CCR to design section to start up a new component and phasing out old components to avoid obsolescence. Responsible to create Phase Out Letters to Suppliers to prevent obsolescence. 
  • Work as a liaison between, customer OEM, division program management, procurement, engineering, production planning, material control among other internal departments.
  • Actively facilitate and coordinate all OEM's production phases to include tool trial, pre production and mass Production. Prepare raw material by means of IPS simulation of the bill of materials for each platform in advance of saleable prototype events.
  • Travel to manufacturing sites as needed for communication and streamlining of the various production phases. 
  •  Closely monitor and supervise Material Planners in review of PO issuance, backorders and Purchase order confirmation status as needed. Assigning of carriers (Fedex/UPS/DHL) when expediting.  Tracking and follow up of shipments is required to avoid downtime at plants.
  • Other duties as needed.

Position Requirements

  • Effective analytical, written, oral communication, negotiating skills a must.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office such as  word, excel, and PowerPoint programs.
  • Bachelors Degree in related field and 3 - 5 years of progressive experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations required in order to understand material flow and problem solving .
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work with deadlines.
  • Be able to facilitate and coordinate all OEM's production phases to include tool trial, pre production and mass Production. Capable to identify supplier delivery issues on a timely manner and develop structure plan for supplier to get back on track, this could consist on increasing meetings with suppliers, requesting recovery plan and escalating issue to higher levels within supplier and SEWS.
  • Positive attitude and team personality.
  • Some travel required. (Domestic and International)
The above is not intended to be an all-inclusive job description but describes the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual assigned to this position.  The department manager may at times change or add to the above duties.in the position may be selected by the company to fill the position.  There is not requirement that an internal candidate be awarded a position over an outside candidate.