Distribute production schedules or work orders to departments.
Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering.
Review documents, such as production schedules, work orders, or staffing tables, to determine personnel or materials requirements or material priorities.
Arrange for delivery, assembly, or distribution of supplies or parts to expedite flow of materials and meet production schedules.
Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, or customers to coordinate production or shipping activities and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays.
Requisition and maintain inventories of materials or supplies necessary to meet production demands.
Confer with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
Plan production commitments or timetables for business units, specific programs, or jobs, using sales forecasts.
Compile information, such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used, or customer information, so that status reports can be completed.
Examine documents, materials, or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications.