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Country:  United States

Houston, TX, US

Location details:  Houston, TX Area
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job Code USA/CA:  Houst Factory Indire

Production Coordinator

Country: United States (US) 
Location: Houston
, Texas (US-TX) 
Location details:Houston, TX Area 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.

Production Coordinator




The Production Coordinator is an integral member of the Houston factory team and is responsible for the delivery of overhead bridge cranes of varying size and complexity. The Production Coordinator is responsible for driving, organizing and controlling various project activities, under the direction of the Factory Manager and in coordination with various other team members.





  • Plan, organize and establish manufacturing work schedules with the factory operative staff based on delivery date requirements
  • Resolve scheduling conflicts, and negotiate delivery dates as necessary between factory and front-line project manager
  • Coordinate and review the work of shipping, receiving and production to ensure successful delivery of finished product
  • Follow the status of materials, components, and drawings from the internal supply chain and external vendors to verify that required elements will arrive in time to meet scheduled delivery dates
  • Expedite deliveries and drawings when necessary
  • Consolidate shipments of components from the supply chain to minimize freight costs
  • Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor and maintain the project backlog as well as establish manufacturing schedules
  • Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the factory floor and front-line project managers
  • Work to resolve technical problems and arrange technical support as necessary
  • Oversee factory acceptance testing (FAT) of finished products and ensure any identified FAT issues are resolved prior to shipping
  • Oversee third-party and client inspections when required
  • Ensure customers’ needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Maintain accuracy and reliability of delivery data in backlogs
  • Report project status to all stakeholders via direct communication and using current scheduling software
  • Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations in the Houston facility and when visiting other company or client facilities
  • Assist the Factory with consumables / indirect purchases as the need arises




  • Bachelor or Associates degree in mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering technology, business management, supply chain management, project management – or – suitable experience
  • 2-5 years of experience supporting scheduling, manufacturing or project management activities
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities  
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of products
  • Familiarity with mechanical and electrical principles is an asset



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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category. Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission.  Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. All data protection laws are the responsibility of the agency.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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