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Los Alamos National Laboratory Production Control Specialist 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Operational Readiness and Implementation Division within the Weapons Production Directorate at Los Alamos National Laboratory (TRIAD) is looking for an exceptional Production Control Speacialist to join the Supply Chain Management Group (ORI-3). We are seeking a motivated candidate to fill a Production Control Specialist position that work in a manufacturing environment with an emphasis on electronic production planning, scheduling, inventory control and shop floor activities.

Production Control Specialist 2 ($61,500- $97,700)

  • Integrate with other production control, quality, operations, and product engineering personnel to perform production functions.

  • Utilize Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) and MES (Manufacturing Execution System) systems to plan, transact, and perform shop floor functions.

  • Work with all levels of personnel to status work in process (WIP).

  • Troubleshoot and create innovative solutions to shop floor and business process issues.

  • Collect and analyze data that will support management in making the best possible business decisions given limited information and various unknowns.

  • Utilize production, inventory control, and procurement technology tools, programs, and processes to resolve issues.

  • Foster a mutually respectful and inclusive work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of production planning and scheduling methods.

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of shop floor management and control practices.

  • Demonstrate an adherence to manufacturing policies, programs, procedures, and practices.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of inventory management including cycle counting and physical inventory management practices.

  • Knowledge of resource planning and optimization practices as well as multi-organization resource integration processes.

  • Awareness and willing to learn of industry, regulatory, or Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) complex codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.

Material Management

Demonstrated ability to manage material in accordance with applicable quality assurance and industry standards.

Computing/Business Systems

Above average computer skills and demonstrated experience with Inventory Control, Material Tracking systems, and various software suites, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access.

Customer Service

Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to provide clear, concise support and guidance to others in sometimes-stressful situations. Experience interacting professionally with all types of personnel, including external interfaces and executive management.


Demonstrated experience and excellence in interacting and communicating in both written and oral form with customers in a customer service-related setting. Ability to proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization’s objectives. Ability to communicate findings and make recommendations.

Organizational Skills

Possess high attention to detail including strong organizational skills, analytical thinking, observational skills and problem solving skills. Proven ability to multi-task and adjust to the workings of a dynamic environment.

Work Environment

Ability to work cohesively in a team environment that encourages collaboration with fellow team members to contribute to the efficiency of the facility.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation)

Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.

Education and Experience for Production Control Specialist 2

This position requires an Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution and 3 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Special Skills

Strong quantitative and analytical skills; familiar with logistics and production planning concepts (e.g., just‐in‐time, materials requirement planning); Experience managing material in a nuclear environment and ensuring item traceability; Awareness and willingness to learn supply chain management practices.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge of resource planning and optimization practices as well as multi-organization resource integration processes.

  • Knowledgeable of industry, regulatory, or Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) complex codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.

  • General knowledge of supply chain management and resource management practices.

  • Enrolled in HRP

  • Active DOE Q clearance

Note to Applicants:

  • Position may require 24/7 coverage and therefore may require working a shift schedule (night shift: 4 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.).

  • For full consideration, please provide a comprehensive resume, which outlines how you meet the minimum and desired skills noted above.

  • This vacancy will close on August 12, 2021, midnight Mountain Standard Time. Note, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date, the position may close as early as July 20, 2021.

This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid maternity and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Email danaj@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC86515
Organization Name ORI-3 / Supply Chain Management
Minimum Salary 64400
Maximum Salary 102300
Req ID: IRC86515
Category: Operations Support