Job Summary

Engineering Operations Specialist- Wenatchee

  • Location:
    Kent, Washington
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  • Category:
    Engineering Management
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A long-term contract Engineering Support Technician job in Wenatchee, Washington is available courtesy of Modis.

General Requirements:

5-9+ years of engineering operations experience.
High School Graduate or GED Certificate required.
Bachelor’s Degree in business management, logistics management, engineering or a related technical field highly preferred.

General Position Overview:

SUMMARY: Coordinate and expedite the flow of work, materials and/or equipment within or between departments of an organization according to project or production schedules. Duties include reviewing and distributing project, work, and other schedules; conferring with organization managers, project managers or team leads to determine progress of work and projected completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and any timeline or scheduling problems.

Typical tasks may include but are not limited to:
• Examine documents, materials, or equipment and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications.
• Review documents, such as project schedules, work orders, or action plans, to determine equipment or materials requirements and/or equipment or material priorities.
• Confer with organization managers, project managers, team leads or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
• Revise project schedules or actions plans when required due to design changes, labor or material/equipment shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with project managers, field personnel or engineering staff.
• Requisition and maintain inventory records of materials, equipment or supplies necessary to meet project timelines and/or maintenance requirements.
• Calculate figures, such as required amounts of materials or equipment, compile information, such as materials or equipment inventories, materials used, equipment/parts removed/replaced, so that status reports can be prepared and submitted to appropriate individuals.

Specific Skill Requirements :
High School Graduate or GED Certificate required; Bachelor’s Degree in business management, logistics management, engineering or a related technical field highly preferred.
• Must possess broad knowledge of engineering operations policies and procedures involving material and equipment inventory and control.
• Must be flexible and able to pay excellent attention to detail.
• Must demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal verbal or written instructions.
• Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined and dependable with excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Must have knowledge of MS software to include, but not limited to: MS Word, Excel, Access, and use of the Internet with the ability to learn and utilize other software packages and programs. Proficiency with MS Office Suite 2010 required.

• Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
• Communicating with Management, Peers, or Co-workers — Providing information to management, co-workers, and peers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
• Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
• Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
• Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
• Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
• Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
• Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
• Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:
Knowledge - The specific position may require any or all of the following:
• Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
• Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
• Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
• Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
• Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

If you are interested in this Enginering Operations Specialist job in Portland, Oregon then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about this position, please contact Kevin Sapp at 504-410-2076 or

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