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Production Control Clerk
Ref No.: 18-31134
Location: Sacramento, California
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 21.00 - 23.00 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Light Industrial
Job Description:
The Production Control is responsible for the movement of materials, tools, and relevant documents throughout the manufacturing floor to support on-time completion of work within each production department.

  • At the request of the Planning Department, distributes work center dispatches and prioritizes work on the manufacturing floor.
  • Moves parts, tools, and manufacturing travelers from material control to work center(s).
  • Assists planning, locating lost and/or missing paperwork
  • Expedites manufacturing travelers, tools, and materials on the manufacturing floor, coordinating with Planning, Material Control, and Manufacturing.
  • Supports supervisors by filling shortages, DMRs, and/or MCOs.
  • Works with Quality on on-hold status items, communicates to planning.
  • Supports Property Administrators, as required, to handle scrap materials after DMR disposition.
  • Maintains frequent, constant communication with planning to understand what items require expedite.
  • Is responsible to be knowledgeable on contract deliverable dates and to use this knowledge to ensure manufacturing work in progress gets prioritized correctly.
  • Responsible for mitigating production "line stop " situations, wherever possible.
  • Reviews daily shipping report to understand daily, weekly, monthly requirements for contracts that are shipping during current financial period.
  • Understands and abides by all QMS procedures.
  • Ensures all tools are calibrated & validated, on-time from job creation to put away
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • May be required to obtain fork lift operator certification
  • Attends production status meeting each week and takes action on items that need to be monitored on production floor.
  • Maintains a clean work area ensuring strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  • May attend program meetings, as needed.
  • Looks for safety concerns and when identified, reports them to supervisor.
  • Manages plan review cart and brings travelers ready for plan review to Planners
  • Reviews shortages on jobs in SU status at each work center and fills shortages.
  • Attends daily manufacturing meetings and reports out on selected dispatches
  • Identifies process deficiencies and reports to supervisor.
  • Identifies part discrepancies and reports to supervisor with recommendations for correction.
    • Assist supervisors in getting material unissued from jobs due to Discrepanet Material Report disposition
    • May be required to create/assist with written work instructions
    • Communicates with shipping/receiving and quality on priorities for manufacturing
    • Obtain Fork lift certification, and Forklift trainer certification in order to train other team members
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Mentors and trains Production Control I-II.
  • Understands and is knowledgeable enough about company procedures to support the maintenance of the Production Control departmental work instructions.
  • Performs safety inspections and reports any issues to the Production Planning Supervisor.
  • Assists Property Administrators and Inventory Analysts with audits, as required.
  • Assists Property Administrators, as needed, to perform shipping functions related to GFM plant clearance approved dispositions.
  • Monitors and statuses travelers that are >5 days behind schedule and reports impact to management

  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate, basic math skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Fork lift Certification required
  • Is trained and is proficient with ERP functions.
  • Ability to identify process deficiencies.
  • Ability to identify part discrepancies and make recommendations for correction.
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills with the ability to navigate around files, with Advanced Excel skills.
  • Basic Hazardous Materials training preferred.
  • Sustain certifications of Manufacturing or Production Control I-II
  • Ability to distinguish the differences and ensure proper process is followed for RMA and RTV processing.
  • Must handle Government and Customer property appropriately, per our QMS documentation.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.
  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel.
Experience and Skills:
  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Preferably 6+ years related experience in a Manufacturing/Production Control.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee may regularly be required to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch and use material handling equipment.
  • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted
  • Must be able to work in uncontrolled climate conditions. Possibility of exposure to noise, dust and hazardous chemicals.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • May work extended hours or weekends.