Purchasing & Production Control Assistant in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

Assist the Production Control Manager and Purchasing Manager with planning, scheduling and Purchasing tasks, such as:

  • Negotiate pricing with vendors
    • Create purchase orders for raw materials such as molding compounds; inserts; set screws; inlays; and pointers for Injection, Compression and Finishing departments.
    • With the aid of Purchasing Manager, audit and maintain stocking levels and reorder quantities
    • Maintaining best prices and inventory levels of supplies for all manufacturing areas, tool room, maintenance department and office supplies.
  • Order entry of purchase orders from various customers and vendors.
  • Customer purchase order Contract Review, entry and closing.
  • Organization of Customer Certificate of Compliance requests to Quality Manager.
  • Schedule adjustments to the Injection production schedule.
  • Evaluation of status of both late and expedited purchase orders.
  • Maintain purchase orders for MRO items, PPE items handle data entry/changes and communicate with vendors.
  • Maintain stock level of packaging items, create orders and communicate with vendors.
  • Evaluation of late orders and communicate with vendors, if and when necessary.
  • Maintain manufacturing orders for outside processing.
  • Backup to shipping coordinator.
  • Assist on improving productivity of bagging orders
  • Assist on NAFTA/COO documentation
    • Assist managers with any additional projects as assigned.


  • BA in Business/Manufacturing is preferred, or equivalent work experience.


Skills & Relevant Work Experience

  • Requires excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Package. 
  • Requires knowledge in production planning, expediting orders and purchasing skills within a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to multitask effectively, with an attention to details.

Assertiveness skills to get the best price.