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Pearson Education

Senior Production Coordinator (2nd shift) (804)

Manufacturing and Production

Production Coordinator



Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of supervisory experience is required
  • An understanding of packaging and distribution is required

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of PCs required, primarily MS Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook is required
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and customer service skills required
  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication
  • Assign, prioritize, and schedule work for multiple teams of employees
  • Must be able to meet and maintain high quality standards
  • Creative problem-solving abilities required
  • Mechanical aptitude desired
  • Must be able ability to work effectively under tight deadlines

Organizational Relationships

Reports to:

Manager, Production Operations

Direction Received from:

Manager(s), Production Operations, Production Operations Representative(s),

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train and develop teams
  • Assisting with the development of training materials and curricula
  • Participate in project kick-offs and post-project reviews
  • Provide leadership, direction, and training for assigned functions
  • Serve as primary contact for internal customers for information requests and problem solving
  • Monitor, prioritize, and report on production to ensure contractual requirements are met
  • Identify and recommend areas for improvement
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures within functional area of department
  • Assist management in meeting with vendors to evaluate new technology and equipment
  • Directly supervise up to 60 full time and contingent employees
  • Monitoring performance and providing feedback
  • Work with the program team to review and revise project specifications
  • Perform all duties of lower classified personnel within the department
  • May perform work of higher classified positions for purpose of training and further development
  • Participate in daily departmental stretching program
  • Ensure teams are in compliance with all safety requirements
  • Apply concepts of continuous improvement and demonstrate core values and leadership principles

Physical Demands and Essential Functions

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push carts weighing 600 pounds, and move pallets weighing approx. 2000 pounds with a pallet jack
  • Tasks require repetitive motion
  • Must work overtime as required
  • Must work off-shifts as required
  • Must work in other processing areas as required

Cross-Training and Additional Job Functions

During periods when normal assigned work volume is low, may be required to perform other job functions in other departments within the Operations organization. Employees performing other job functions will receive cross-training to ensure they meet position requirements. Additional position requirements may include but are not limited to: lifting up to 65 lbs., pushing carts weighing up to 600 lbs., standing or sitting for extended periods of time, performing basic computer functions.

Normal working schedule will be on 2nd shift: 3pm to 11pm

During off peak season there could be an option to work 1st shift hours: 7am to 3pm

As a drug-free workplace, all employees are subject to our drug testing program


Organization: Assessments School

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 804