Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Production Coordinator, Manufacturing in Elgin:
"I would like to see if there better pay for what I do."
Do not verbally agree to anything make sure is clear in the contract and do not believe in any promises that that are not in writing.
Production Coordinator, Manufacturing in Cedar Falls:
"Organization is key, and communication."
Try to communicate, learn from others, and organize your project, and time.
Production Coordinator, Manufacturing in Jersey City:
"Know Yourself, Sell Yourself."
Learn as much as you can about the business and your position in general. Make friends of everyone, but maintain the chain of command and enforce the understanding that the job must come first on the job, the professional relationship, and the personal one second, when it comes to business. You can still be a human being and care for people and still let them know that your personal relationships, while valuable, cannot take priority over getting the job done.
Production Coordinator, Manufacturing in Marble Hill:
"Knowledge Of Plant Equipment."
Investigate the type of machinery you will be dealing with to plan your production coordinating around. It will give you a better understanding of what steps are involved in completing orders on time. Especially when there are equipment downtime issues.