Bill of Materials, SAP Coordinator

TX - Houston

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Engineering Manager

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Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Bill of Materials – SAP Coordinator to join our Northwest Pipe team in Houston, TX.

We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety

Our Values:

  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.



The Coordinator is a key part of the Engineering team and serves as the primary interface between Park USA’s Sales and Production teams in ensuring accurate Bill of Materials (BOM’s) are available and reliable for pricing of jobs and production of products. The Coordinator will be responsible to ensure data accuracy in that the BOM’s have been entered into SAP. They will also be responsible for conducting spot checks to ensure current pricings and product line items are still relevant and correct.


  • Knowledgeable of Park USA products and can provide guidance for internal customers inquiries.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of production level BOM’s and part numbers in SAP.
  • Review new BOM’s to ensure they are complete and accurate prior to entering into SAP
  • Create product ID’s for items and conducting searches to verify the same item is not duplicated in SAP
  • Create material ID’s independently or with directions from the material planner
  • Identify parts needed for the various products from the submitted drawings
  • Coordinate with both Sales and Production to identify required items which may be missing and required to efficiently and accurately complete the BOM’s
  • Accurately enter BOM’s into SAP for every product
  • Maintain data accuracy of the BOM’s in SAP
  • Create Purchase Orders requisitions based on BOM’s
  • Provide assistance and guidance on complex projects with the Production teams.
  • Assist in material price acquisition and product estimates as needed.
  • Assist engineering team in preparing submittals and production documents as time is available.


  • Familiarity with Park USA production methods and production capabilities.
  • Understanding of specific plant capabilities.
  • Customer oriented with ability to relate with internal customers in a calm, professional manner.
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects effectively and efficiently
  • Possess basic math skills
  • Possess the ability to effectively work with varying personality styles and maintain a sense of humor.
  • Must be agile and able to change directions easily and professionally.
  • Develop a complex familiarity of SAP and understand how BOM’s relate to the production and delivery process.
  • Intermediate skills working with computers and software packages such as, Outlook, Word, Excel, SAP.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with clarity and professionalism.
  • This position may interact within all levels of the organization.  Additionally, this position may have contact with business partners, customers, vendors and visitors.


  • Experience in precast industry would be helpful, but not mandatory
  • At least two years of previous experience working in an office setting
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work well as a team member
  • Well-organized with attention to detail
  • High energy, self-motivation, and personal integrity
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the 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.

Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require working outside of standard office hours, weekend, or evening work.

Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position.


Physical Activity

Over 2/3 of the time

  • Standing/Sit: Remaining upright in a stationary position, particularly for sustained periods.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling to complete computer work.


Up to 2/3 of the time:

  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to others accurately.
  • Communicating: Expressing or exchanging ideas and information accurately, in written or diagram form.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers such as typing on a keyboard
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.


Less than 1/3 of the time:

  • Reaching: Grabbing things from a distance above or from the side.
  • Walking: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another


Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, including the human body


Visual Acuity

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and visual inspection involving small defects at distances close to the eyes.
  • For up to 2/3 of the amount of time, the worker is required to have close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less).
  • For less than 1/3 of the amount of time, the worker is required to have color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).


Weather Conditions

  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work)


Noise Levels

Over 2/3 of the time

  • Quiet conditions (examples: library, private office)
  • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Less than 1/3 of the time:

  • Loud noise (examples: manufacturing departments, large forklifts)


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