Production Management Assistant
Merida Meridian Inc. is a leading textile design company focused on high end sustainable floor covering. Merida strives to produce beautiful, high quality and natural products. Our customers are mostly interior designers and we seek to provide them an excellent service experience from order placement to delivery and installation. We take pride in maintaining a healthy and collaborative work environment as well as ensuring opportunities for professional growth.
We are currently searching for a Production Management Assistant to be responsible for the administrative and operational aspect of our manufacturing facility located in Fall River, MA.
- Manage order reports and update production schedules to ensure timely and accurate shipping,
- Work with floor supervisors to help execute daily production goals
- Assist plant manager on planning production schedule
- Actively participate in identifying and implementing improvements to all aspects of the Fall River operation
- Manage purchasing in order to maintain adequate stock of all products/materials necessary for production
- Keep an updated list of vendors
- Get multiple bids for every supply needed
- Keep track of stock and make sure they are replenished as necessary for effective purchasing
- Schedule visits for machine maintenance
- Communicate with vendors regarding purchase order status, track open PO's, etc.
- Manage shipping and receiving process including verifying accuracy of receipts, preparing shipping documents, and scheduling pickups and deliveries
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
- 3 years of experience in a manufacturing company in similar function
- Must be highly motivated with a very strong sense of urgency
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Thorough with exceptional attention to detail
- Good interpersonal skills and excellent team player
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and Outlook
- Good experience with computer and ability to quickly learn new software
Merida Meridian Inc. provides competitive salary and benefits as well as opportunity for performance based bonus.