Knoll Inc. Production Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

Production Coordinator

Tracking Code 1370-056

Job Description

Company Description

HOLLY HUNT is a sales and service organization, as well as designer and maker of high-end interior design furniture, lighting and textiles. HOLLY HUNT’S “to the trade” customers are interior designers and architects. 85 to 90 percent of business revenue is generated from residential purchases, while 10 to 15 percent is generated from contract, corporate or hospitality purchases.

Position Profile

The Production Coordinator is responsible for the back of house/admin functions for our production facility in Chicago, IL. This position will manage the scheduling and completion of all production orders, with a Client First focus. By collaborating with the Production team, designers, and the Client First team, to ensure a high level of customer service to all channels.

Principal Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

  • Strategic Management of ALL Production Orders:

  • Schedule orders.

  • When needed, communicate with the Client First team to ensure client’s needs are met for each order.

  • Manage Production Capacity, if needed, determine actions required to meet order volume and completion dates (eg. Labour planning, hours of work, order sequencing etc.)

  • Maintain daily shop floor work order management, to maintain order status and completion dates.

  • Track and publish all department key metrics.

  • Work with the department manager to turn around custom product quotes in 24hrs.

  • Support Production Manager by assisting with all EHS and continuous improvement projects.

  • Manage the purchasing of all supplies and components required to support the business.

  • Manage inventory levels.

  • Work with suppliers to achieve quality, on time delivery and price.

Required Skills

Strong skills in the following areas:

  • Problem Solving: Ability to troubleshoot, identify the root cause of, and develop and implement effective long term solutions to problems.

  • Process Improvements : Experience implementing process improvements that drive efficiencies with Suppliers.

  • Communication: Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, to various levels within the organization. Must have strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Attitude : Demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude at all times.

  • Team Player : Willing to support objectives and all team members when necessary. Volunteers to help in areas outside of primary responsibility.

  • Dedication : Will do whatever it takes to ensure long term success.

  • Interpersonal Communication: Is respectful when interacting with others.

  • Change: Embraces change. Communicates needs during periods of change.

Required Experience

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Supply Chain/Production/Manufacturing background

  • Strong technical skills, experience with Microsoft Excel, ERP systems

  • Spanish speaking preferred

Job Location Chicago, Illinois, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.