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                                   QUALITY FIRST

                                                              INTEGRITY ALWAYS

At KVI we’ve created a unique company culture based on our relentless pursuit of excellence. We recruit for fit to this culture. We drive this culture daily. What our customers get from it as a result, is a competitive team like no other. Our performance results prove it. It’s what we believe in. It’s how we serve our customers. It’s our Keys to Success!


KVI is a leader in the Aerospace and Medical Device marketplace. We are seeking talented, innovative, high spirited, and motivated people to fulfill our Company Mission. If you enjoy creating things and have a strong work ethic, this may be the right position for you. We offer competitive compensation for highly qualified applicants and great benefits . We offer an excellent collaborative work environment that is clean with hi tech equipment.  We offer manufacturing training programs.  Our company culture speaks for itself.

Initiative, good character and a complimentary fit are important to us. The cornerstone of our company culture is our extraordinary people dedicated to delivering outstanding services to our customer. At KVI: People Matter, Quality First, Integrity Always.

Here are some of the Advantages to being a TEAM Member at KVI:

  1. A strong Organizational Culture defined by ‘36 KVI Keys for Success.’ 

    1. Visit http://www.kvi-med.com/employee/ and

    2.        http://www.kvi-med.com/ (Scroll down to ‘The KVI Keys To Success’ to see all our KEYS.)

      1. Scroll down further to ‘Awesome EMPLOYEES’ and view current Employee Testimonials.

  2. Market (+)  Wages and Benefits

  3. Clean, Organized, environmentally controlled Facility.

  4. A Place where you can GROW professionally and personally:

    1. Modern Equipment with automation capabilities provides our employees the latest technology to learn and excel to improve their bottom line.

    2. Company provided on-going training and identifies new opportunities for training:

      1. On-Line

      2. On-Site

    3. KVI Training Program & Registered Apprenticeship  Program run by KVI Director of Training

    4. Be a part of a team where you can learn and contribute. Our average Industry experience is over 28 years.

  5. KVI of the Future Program.  A professionally facilitated program that listens to our KVI Millennial Generation Team. They address Attracting and Retaining Millennial talent as well as focus on modern technology that KVI needs to be aware of and implement to stay competitive.  We teach manufacturing business concepts and work together with management to solve company issues

  6. KVI Legacy Team – Our mature journeyman group that oversees and implements changes to our training documentation.  They also meet 6X per year to define training opportunities, knowledge transfer items and also to discuss and solve company issues.

  7. The RIGHT TOOLS available when you need them.

  8.  Your Voice is heard by:

    1. Weekly KVI Keys Meetings

    2. Open Door to the Top Policy

  9. Annual Employee Evaluations and regular Feedback.

  10. KVI: Where People Matter, Quality First, Integrity Always is what we LIVE!

  11. Be a part of a TEAM that succeeds where others fail. [Based on (2) independent studies by Wharton Business School

   12. Apprenticeship if offered to Qualified Candidates thru the NTMA Apprenticeship Program (NTAP)


Our firm is a successful, growing, ultra high precision, and quality driven CNC machining facility. We are AS-9100, ISO-9000 and ISO-13485 Certified. The work environment is fast paced, challenging, rewarding and exciting. We rely on individual integrity and a strong work ethic to provide the attitude and skills needed to satisfy our customers in a very demanding marketplace.

We offer excellent pay, a bright/clean & modern shop with some of the newest machine tools available in our marketplace. You can become a valuable part of this organization.

KVI is subject to numerous DoD and ITAR regulations, accordingly, Applicants will be subject to a thorough background check and drug-testing.

Please email your resume, references and salary history.


Founded:  1977 Headquartered:  Huntingdon Valley, PA Contact:  Eric Wilhelm
Phone:  (215) 322-4044 Website:  www.kv-inc.com
Manufacturing Planning Coordinator

Location: 1458 County Line Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
United States of America
Years of Experience: 6-7 Years
Department: Operations Level of Education: High School Diploma
Full/Part Time: Full & Part Time Shift: Day Shift
Job Type: Regular


Position Title:  Manufacturing Planning Coordinator


Reports To: General Manager


Important Working Relationships

President, - Sales Manager, - General Manager, - Fellow Employees, - Customers


Principal Responsibility

Schedules, Plans, Purchases, and Implements work thru all Workcenters, managing internal and external resources thru JobPACK scheduling system to maintain 99.5% On Time Delivery and maximize Utilization. Assesses daily performance by Workcenter and employee and informs respective department managers where action is necessary. Insures that when a job is ready for the floor, all information is complete so that the operator can proceed without delay.


Essential Duties:


  1. I am paid to Think!
  2. Run/Utilize JobPACK for all scheduling and planning
  3. Manage all open orders/jobs for on time delivery thru Job PACK and communicates potential late deliveries to customer service.
  4. Manage Capacity by workcenter.
  5. Provide Order/Job Due Dates for order acknowledgements using Job PACK.
  6. Identify and coordinate tooling, inspection and special gauging requirements, (BOM Items) whether in house or from customer.  Coordinate inspection requirements, programs & planning among Quality Control, Engineering and Production.
  7. Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assignments. 
  8. Reviews, edits, and processes daily Labor & Machine Time Cards from Job PACK to E2.
  9. MBWA for Estimate to Actual daily review thru Performance Summary, communicating to department managers for corrective action.
  10. Communicates with Purchasing for purchases and outside services required to  support one time delivery.
  11. Perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner within company rules and regulations.


Secondary Duties

  1. Receive incoming material, mark material, assign job numbers, copy and file certifications..
  2. Open Shop Order Folders and associated documentation by reviewing customer orders, including revision levels, and repeat jobs through system, including making necessary routing changes by reviewing previously marked up routers.  Make changes to router regarding engineering revisions.
  3. Assist order processor in all aspects of job when required.



Physical Demands

Ability to sit extended periods of time at a desk.  Ability to operate computer for long periods of time.  Must be highly attentive to detail. Normally works in an office environment, but may also subject to high noise levels from operating machines; physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts; exposure to oils and cutting fluid






Education/Skill/Experience Required: 

Minimum High school diploma.

Experience in job planning and scheduling.

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent computer, MS Office Software, organizational, communication and writing skills.

Computer literacy in; word, excel, and outlook.

Ability to manage and focus among multiple tasks at any time.

Strong problem solving skills



Language Requirements: English Manages Others: No
Travel Required: Negligible
Benefits:  Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Prescription Drug Coverage
Disability Insurance
Medical Insurance
Retirement Savings and Planning

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