Production Assistant

Posted: 04/26/2023 Job Location: Williamsport, PA

The Production Assistant reports to the Production Control Manager and is responsible for assisting management to coordinate production workflow, utilizing scheduling and inventory management software.  This position serves as a liaison between management, engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and shipping/receiving to help meet project requirements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Job Entry in ERP system; create & distribute job folders
  • Review Job requirements, verify materials and stock, requisition items for Production, addressing any questions or concerns with Sales and Management 
  • Review proposed production schedule for inconsistencies
  • Job Tracking – monitor the production schedule daily
  • Complete and close jobs / job folders
  • Additional functions:
    • Fill out Job ID tags and add job comments in ERP system
    • Ensure all operations are complete for sub-assemblies
    • Update job tags & ERP system as needed, coordinating with shipping dept
    • Assist Accounting department with annual physical inventory and maintain accurate stock counts in ERP system
    • Assist Technical Sales with maintaining pail and subcomponent inventory
    • Assist Manufacturing Operations Managers with reviewing production schedules and customers’ delivery dates
    • Attend daily Tier 2 meetings in Production Control Manager’s absence


Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic, excellent organizational & communication / teamwork skills
  • Able to prioritize, work independently, change direction and multi-task regularly
  • Competent with computer software including Microsoft Office products 
  • Knowledge of JobBoss or other MRP/ERP systems a plus
  • Experience in material and resource planning in a manufacturing environment is a plus.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, and lift 25 pounds.


PMF is an employee-owned company (ESOP) offering a clean and safe environment, excellent benefits, and competitive wages.  We are a growing company that provides wellness programs, opportunities for continuous learning, teamwork, and a culture of employee input and participation.  We care about our customers, employees, and the community.  PMF is a nicotine-free environment.


Interested candidates may apply online at

or send resumé to:



2601 Reach Road, PO Box 3186

Williamsport, PA  17701


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.