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Support Technician II-(Production Coordinator - Fab)

Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America, Manitowoc, WI 54220, USA Req #432
Thursday, May 2, 2019
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart contract furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the contract furniture company that best understands the contract furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure contract furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

KI, a world-class supplier of innovative and award-winning furniture solutions for business, educational, and healthcare environments is seeking a full-time Support Tech II (Production Coordinator-Fabrication) to join our Manitowoc Manufacturing Facility on our 1st shift.

DEPARTMENT:  Fabrication – 1st Shift (Production Coordinator)


  1. A working knowledge of the Fabrication Department

  2. An understanding of the Fabrication scheduling process

  3. Previous experience in a leadership role

  4. Ability to learn and effectively utilize BPCS, email communication, and spreadsheets

  5. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide direction to all Fabrication Department team members


  1. Coordinate the activities of the Fabrication Department to satisfy internal/external customer requirements.

  2. Set up production areas to ensure maximum production achieved by team members.

  3. Communication link with Process Manager and other shifts.

  4. Conduct huddles and attend daily production meetings in Process Manager’s absence.

  5. Coordinate training and development of employees that will allow them to become proficient and excel across several work centers.

  6. Assist managers in helping maintain established labor standards.

  7. Provide input as requested for employee performance reviews.

  8. Participate in department interviews and selection process.

  9. Lead resource for department product and process knowledge.

  10. Develop a working knowledge & basic proficiency on all mechanical equipment within department to help with problem solving and training.

  11. Troubleshoot production and quality issues within the department.

  12. Work with appropriate resources, process managers, & engineers on Fabrication specials and new product introductions.

  13. Practice and promote growth of Lean Manufacturing techniques within Fabrication.

  14. Assist and help maintain safety in the department.

  15. Make manpower & overtime recommendations to process manager.

  16. Ensure compliance with department policies and standard operating procedures.

  17. Thorough understanding of bills of materials.

  18. Assist in maintaining the KI Team Philosophy.

    Qualified candidates should have a positive attitude, willingness to learn, be motivated to attend work regularly, have an interest in personal development/growth, and be able to work well with others in a team setting.

    KI offers a competitive benefits package including Education Reimbursement,
    Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance. 
    In addition, KI offers 401K, a great work atmosphere and a focus on health and
    wellness.  KI is truly an employer of choice in the area for these

    Apply today to express your interest and learn more about KI.


KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Manitowoc, WI 54220, USA