Job Listing Description

Manufacturing Engineering Technician

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Expediter, Production Control Specialist in Hazelwood, MO. 

Job Purpose

The Production Expediter/Value Stream Specialist is responsible for the tactical day -to-day execution of the production work orders. Working with multiple functional organizations to ensure all required manufacturing elements and disciplines are ready and available to begin the manufacturing process. The PVSS works in compliance with applicable Policies, Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, Standard Work Instructions and company Quality Standards. This position reports into the Operations organization and also supports the SC and Program Office organizations.

  • The focus and intent of this position is to enable us to achieve operational execution excellence.

Principal Accountabilities (not all inclusive):

  • Execution of the manufacturing work orders, tracking and reporting to ensure compliance to build plan.
  • Provides the shop floor with visual work cell schedules that are linked to the VS Detail Schedules which are driven from the MPS.
  • Supports the distribution and communication of the build plan to the value streams from the Master Production Scheduler
  • Conducts Pre-Ops Readiness Reviews to ensure availability of required Tooling, Materials, Planning, Work Instructions, Programming and Make Items to the shop floor.
  • Identifies & escalates issues that will prevent achievement of Build Plan requirements and initiates appropriate remedial action to correct deficiencies.
  • Expedites flow of materials, parts, and assemblies within or between departments in accordance with production and shipping schedules.
  • Maintains, status and updates manufacturing LOB, commitments and schedules
  • Provide status and input into Operations Daily Tier Start up Reviews Boards.
  • Performs ERP and related business system transactions as required to support  Value Stream, Supply Chain, Inventory management and business system compliance.
  • Delivers work orders to  the start of the manufacturing process
  • Coordinates time and location of required materials in support of the VS’s.
  • Performs “Hands on” Cycle Counts. Makes adjustments in ERP\MRP and other related documentation in support of inventory management. This includes material movement, discrepancy tag disposition-resolution and aging materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please email resumes to or call 314-264-3135 to discuss 



  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative in taking prompt action to prevent or alleviate delays due to conflicts in scheduling, lack of materials, tooling, work instructions, facility or equipment..
  • Understanding and working knowledge of a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level of accuracy in reporting
  • Self motivated, able to multitask and successfully handle diverse assignments.
  • Self directed, perform work with minimal supervisory oversight
  • Possess the ability to analyze data and apply solid decision making skills

Experience and Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment and/or in a manufacturing Supply Chain organization.
  • High school diploma
  • Proven\Demonstrated proficient use of Excel, Access, Project and PowerPoint software applications
  • Proven\Demonstrated ability to develop and work in accordance to Standard Work Instructions.
  • Three or more working knowledge of ERP, MRP and other manufacturing systems preferred.

Please email resumes to or call 314-264-3135 to discuss 
Job Number: 1910107011
Job Location: Hazelwood, MO
Per Diem: Yes
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 09/30/2019
Last Updated: 10/17/2019
Attention: Gus Sanchez
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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