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Configurator Rules Writer
Ref No.: 18-03318
Location: Grandview, Missouri
Start Date: 05/09/2018
Job Title: Configurator Rules Writer
Location: Grandview, Missouri
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Engineering Systems Manager

Position Overview:

Develops and maintains sales, pricing and manufacturing rules for configure to order manufacturing ERP system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs rule development, testing and validation for sales, pricing and manufacturing using expressions, local and global variables, option lists, matrices and configuration codes.

Performs database and matrix maintenance in the ERP system. Responsible for accurately updating values in the system.

Performs rule maintenance when changes are required.

Establishes customer/item relationships for OEM customers.

Communicates with Sales, Engineering and Operations to produce shop floor paper work for each discrete item. This packet includes bills of material, cut lists and assembly instructions.

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have basic manufacturing knowledge. Shop floor experience is preferred. The individual must have the ability to read and understand shop floor paperwork. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Self-directed, able to take initiative and work independently. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read with comprehension and write in an understandable, professional manner. Should be able to read and understand engineering drawings. Must be able to interface verbally with shop floor staff, managers, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Should be able to accurately perform basic math skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Should be able to handle fraction and decimal numbers. Should be able to work with fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Should be able to identify and address errors on shop floor paper work, identify solutions to ERP system problems. Strong analytic skills, ability to trouble shoot, multi-task and meet deadlines.

Computer Skills:

Basic computer skills are required. Required knowledge/experience with MS/Word, strong MS/Excel, MS/Outlook or other business software. MS/Access database experience. Experience in using a Case Management tool preferred. Basic knowledge of ERP systems and data entry skills.

Approximately 10% to 25% required.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arm; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.
Hours per Day 8
Hours per Week 40
Total Hours 1,056.00