ERP, Material Mover & Fiber Specialist

Basic Function:  Enters and processes work orders into the ERP System.


Significant Responsibilities:


Performs specific job ERP responsibilities:

Accurately and timely entering and processing of work orders into the ERP system. Examples of work orders include, but are not limited to the following:

Manufactured Work Orders

Stock Work Orders

Remake Work Orders

Engineering Work Orders


  • Coordinate all areas of the company as to job status and work order distribution; ensures the accurate and timely distribution of work orders to the appropriate facility location.


  • Accurately and timely distribute work orders to the appropriate location with the facility.


  • Monitor non-conformance areas for un-remitted remakes, and ensure compliance with the Remake Work Order Process.


  • Coordinates with Senior Planner to ensure all dried materials needed for the manufacturing team are met. Dries materials and moves to extruder lines as needed to ensure all production needs are fulfilled.


  • Assembles completed jobs from our OTDR 1 & 2 in process testing stations, verifies all paperwork and promptly delivers to the next operation.


  • Accurately and timely perform cycle counts of inventory to ensure accuracy of perpetual inventory system.


  • Utilizes and follows quality policy and operating procedures to insure the quality and consistency of the job being performed.


  • Intra-Departmental cross-training as required


Performs specific Fiber Inventory responsibilities:

    • Receives fiber inventory from vendors, scans and applies internal ID numbers onto appropriate identification cards. Unpack fibers and prepare them for entry into the fiber storage area.
    • Stores, consolidates, pulls fibers for allocation to purchase orders and stock orders, and delivers fiber to the associated buffer line for buffer manufacturing.
    • Conducts all documentation as it relates to removing and adding fiber inventory, linking fibers to ERP jobs, fiber inventory accuracy, and all documentation required for the job function.


Promotes OCC’s service excellence and quality. Provides excellent service to customers; builds strong relationships and team cohesiveness; focuses on quality and positive solutions; communicates respectfully; demonstrates compassion and understanding in response to customer request/needs.


Champions OCC’s mission, vision and values (as detailed in our 15 Essential Points of Success); complies with policies and procedures, ethical standards and Code of Conduct.


Job Scope:

  • Responsible for creating and coordinating the distribution of accurate work orders throughout the plant.
  • Responsible for tactical fiber inventory processes. Receiving, issuing, return to stock, and inventory level verification.
  • May be required to communicate with all departments (engineering, sales, quality, manufacturing, and operations) to ensure accuracy of work orders and the information contained therein.
  • Treats all OCC work orders and the data contained therein as confidential and proprietary to OCC.
  • Financial Responsibility/Judgement – recognize the impact of cost to the company for scrap created as a result of incorrect work orders or for production down time due to inaccurate or untimely work orders.
  • Accountable for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Travel – minimal.


Minimum Qualifications Required:


Education & Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three years’ experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing an ERP package preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Other Minimum Qualifications:  Possess good organizational skills with the ability to properly prioritize work order flow in and out.


Essential Skills, Abilities & Knowledge: 

  • Excellent computer skills required with experience using several software packages such as Microsoft Word and Excel, and ERP software
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills required with the ability to speak clearly and distinctly on the phone and project a courteous helpful attitude to all personnel.
  • Ability to read and follow complex instructions.
  • Ability to understand and implement quality procedures.
  • Math and handwriting skills required sufficient to meet work requirements.
  • Ability to correctly complete all documentation.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.


Working Conditions:  This is a sedentary job which requires a sighted individual (vision corrected to 20/20) for computer usage and significant reading skills and requires an individual with normal hearing (i.e., hearing corrected to normal ranges) for telephone and direct contact with company personnel.  Significant keyboarding duties require sufficient manual dexterity for keyboarding.  Conducts all activities in accordance with safety procedures and guidelines.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.


Note:  This job description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.



OCC offers a positive work environment driven around 15 Essential Points of Success, which is how OCC aspires to operate and is an integral part of our corporate philosophy and culture.  OCC offers a competitive benefits package to promote health and financial security for you and your family that includes company-sponsored health, dental and vision plans, Health Savings Accounts (HSA’s), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s), life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, optional supplemental insurance plans; including, critical illness and accident, a 401(k) plan, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), education assistance, and wireless discounts.  Employees are also provided with security options including Healthy Rewards®, Secure Travel®, Will Preparation and Identity Theft protection as well as generous paid time off and holiday schedules. 


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