Position Summary: The Project Coordinator – Exhaust Development is responsible for assisting the engineers and project leaders to source parts, obtain quotes, and work with internal department stakeholders to coordinate new product projects and production builds to meet scheduled release deadlines. This position will request part numbers, complete BOMs and work closely with Configuration Management to ensure parts are accurately loaded into applicable systems. The Project Coordinator will source and obtain quotes for new component parts, and vendors, obtaining quotes for existing product lines, and working with internal departments to ensure project releases are completed on time and that documentation is accurate.
Roles and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
- Creates project binder and folders on server for new projects.
- Creates Part Number Entry Forms (RM and FG) and works with Configuration Management to ensure accurate data is entered into aFe systems.
- Works with Product Development and Configuration Management to create BOM’s and ensures BOM is completed with all required data (i.e.: min/max, pricing, vendor info, etc).
- Sources vendors and component parts, obtains quotes and coordinates delivery.
- Coordinates first build purchases.
- Works with Product Management to assist in completion of Product Data Files, New Product Announcements and Installation Instructions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Superior organization skills with high level accuracy and attention to detail.
- Excellent communication skills in verbal and written format; presentation skills required
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills, especially handling of data files, directories; MS Office
- Familiarity with website development, content page creation, data administration.
- Familiarity with database, inventory and manufacturing software preferred.
- Understanding of automotive terminology and familiarity with technical writing.
- Familiarity with automotive/mechanical processes and after-market products, an enthusiast mindset highly preferred.
Physical Environment and Working Conditions: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, hear and speak. The employee is required to use fingers, hands and arms to operate computers, talk on the telephone, and may be required to reach, pull and push with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, squat, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee may be required to lift or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. This position works in an office environment where the noise level is quiet and the temperature is moderate.