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Efficiently perform all tasks involved in the production of company’s products, follow standard work methods, and practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Logistics/Supply Chain Coordinator responsibilities include but are not limited to coordinating and assisting with organizing and monitoring the complete order cycle so as to enhance business development and ensure sustainability and customer satisfaction. Regular attendance is an essential function of this position. 

The PEF position works closely with the production management team and customers to launch new products and processes. In addition, this position leads corrective action and continuous improvement activities in collaboration with the company’s quality vision and strategy.


PEF is responsible for leading a team of professionals in completing projects by a set deadline to uphold business initiatives. Their duties include dividing up their budget for different project aspects and advocating for additional funding when necessary, hiring freelance professionals or selecting project team members from existing departments and setting or adjusting project schedules to adhere to deadlines.


PEF will have responsibilities for developing and maintaining quality specifications for products, materials, equipment, facility and process controls; and for investigation of customer complaints and process nonconformities


Over the course of a project, PEF will need to communicate with management, staff and clients, make decisions and monitor the progress of projects to keep them updated on timelines for completion.


 Important responsibilities for the PEF:

  • Establishing written procedures and training development of the workforce

  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project

  • Communicating with management to keep the project aligned with their goals

  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to completion

  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project

  • Communicates quality issues to production personnel.

  • Communicate and actively participate in production meetings with the manufacturing team

  • Work with employees to improve our safety practices and procedures

Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates, reviews, and submits sample parts for customer approval.

  • Handles internal and external quality issues and drives timely and effective corrective actions.

  • Implements, maintains, and audits company quality systems.

  • Communicates quality issues to production personnel through work aids.

  • Develops control and inspection plans for molding and secondary operations as well as incoming materials and components

  • Improve reliability of new product development processes

  • Maintain company testing standards

  • Perform and oversee all the lab processes to ensure accuracy in testing and quality

  • Read blueprints for PPAP

  • Be able to perform testings on samples and follow-up from blue print stage to final production

  • Review products, testing processes and systems on an ongoing basis to determine where improvements can be made.

  • Oversee and review samples before going into production.

  • Research and respond to special instructions from customers

  • Perform other related foundry duties and assignments as required.

  • Maintain and file documentation needed for reporting to controlling customers, supervisors and agencies.

  • Perform various foundry related testing not limited to just the following:


       - Sand testings

       - Spectrometer measurements

       - Alloy testings

       - Brinnell Hardness testings

       - Sample layouts when needed (PPAPS, etc.)

       - Prepare and track sample castings for shipping for certification

Work Environment

The PEF has frequent interaction with other functional roles and departments (e.g. project engineering, automation, tool engineering, and processing). Some work is performed in an office environment, yet this position will primarily collaborate with production staff in manufacturing areas.

FQE will be exposed to:


  • Vibrations,

  • Noise levels up to 90 decibels

  • Extreme heat,

  • Temperature changes (hot-cold) 

  • Occasional outside environment.

  • Machinery, electrical

  • Fumes, gases, dust & burns


All production workers are expected to be available to work in all areas of production as needed.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must wear appropriate personal safety protection equipment. 


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time salaried position. Hours are flexible but AFK, Corp. requires all production personnel to be in the plant during the core hours of 6:00 am to 4:00 pm. 45 – 50 hours a week is recommended.



This position may occasionally require travel. Travel is primarily done during the business day, although some out-of-town and overnight travel may be expected.


Qualifications and Education

Education – Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering and Project Management and Metals Processing Technology related programs or equivalent, related work experience.


Related Experience – 5 – 7+ years of engineering experience, with at least 3 years work related experience or in a foundry or metal management environment.



$60K - $80K

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