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For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped Pet Care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and our new Ultra-Premium brands, Beyond® and Just Right® pet food. 

As a Production Data Coordinator, you’re integral to the process that brings product innovation into fruition. You’ll manage those small details that make big differences in helping us understand if we’re maximizing profitability with our everyday processes on the manufacturing production floor. Working closely with our Manufacturing and Materials Handling teams, as well as the Finance group, to collect, analyze, and report manufacturing and inventory management functions. Manufacturing knowledge is essential, as is your ability to communicate, build relationships, and think critically.

We’re a safety-first culture driven by our greater mission of enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them. We’ll empower you to continuously think “What’s Next?” and we’ll challenge you to do so with integrity, expertise, high performance and passion. So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the ‘mix’?

Enter and validate materials usage and associated variances
o Analyze and correct production process errors, including quantity transactions, machine hours, etc.
o Finalize and complete production run information in preparation for financial reconciliation
Perform raw and packaging materials management functions
o Validate receipt information
o Manage materials movement transactions
Perform inventory management functions
o Initiate inventory cycle count process as needed to support analysis of variances
o Performs balance reconciliation between SAP raw/packing material warehouse and inventory management systems
Support continuous improvement efforts
o Analyze plant floor process errors to determine root causes
o Develop action plans for addressing process failures

Perform all other duties as assigned.

Education:  High School diploma/GED required; Two year degree in Accounting or related degree preferred.
Experience (Years/Type): 1+ years’ experience in production data, inventory analytics, or materials accounting.
Skills:  Proficient experience in Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis in Excel preferred. 

Job: Production Data Coordinator
Primary Location: Davenport, IA US
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Career Area: Professional
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