Kaman Corporation

  • Project Coordinator - Industrial Manufacturing

    Location : Location US-CA-Anaheim
    Requisition ID
    Project Management
    Kaman Distribution
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(9/24/2018 12:59 PM)
  • Overview



    We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator to join our team in Anaheim, CA.  The Project Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of the customer contract through the Engineering Solutions Group from receipt of order to invoicing. The Project Coordinator is the key coordinator who interacts on a daily basis with all facets of the engineering solutions group including sales, procurement, site managers, engineering, manufacturing, warehouse, suppliers and customers to complete customer contracts on time, in full and on budget.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Upon customer purchase order receipt, collaboratively work with Sales and Division Managers to setup new customer contracts, projects and budgets in business system
    • Facilitate contract kick off meetings with Sales, Engineering, Division Managers and Manufacturing when needed
    • Load Bill Of Materials and generate Manufacturing Orders
    • Manage both internal and external return material authorizations (RMA’s)
    • Review material lead times and collaborate with production/procurement to meet customer request dates
    • Manage material requirements including defect reports, reverse issues and working with the Expediting group to manage  and escalate part shortages
    • Perform contract and project profitability reviews and work with Sales and Division Managers as needed
    • Prepare for and attend weekly Manufacturing Production meetings
    • Work directly with key managers to forecast  project revenue dates and scheduling
    • Provide and coordinate project status updates, scheduling changes and revenue / cost changes to Sales and Engineering as needed.


    Education – Bachelors in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering and/or equivalent work experience



    • Project Management experience
    • Able to work across all functions and levels of an organization
    • Able to coordinate and accomplish multiple priorities from a variety of internal/external customers
    • Strong analytical, organizational, follow-up and planning skills

    Preferred Skills  

    • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains a plus
    • CAPM a plus
    • Background in high mix low volume engineering solutions a plus
    •  Strong computer skills
    • Excellent skills in decision making, negotiating, developing peer relationships, organization and priority setting.
    • Action-oriented and customer focused
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills


    Kaman Distribution Group, a division of Kaman Corporation, is comprised of three business platforms: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 250 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. we recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent.


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