Los Alamos National Laboratory Production Control Specialist 2/3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at eitherthe Production Control Specialist 2 or Production Control Specialist 3 level , depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
The Operational Readiness Implementation Supply Chain Management (ORI-3) group is seeking motivated candidates to fill multiple PCS positions. The selected candidates will facilitate safe, compliant and efficient execution of work at TA-55. These PCSs will serve as the points-of-contact for the status of all work performed within their area.
This position is for a Floor Execution Scheduler who will support the Production Support Team in scheduling for critical product lines such as pit production at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. As a scheduler, you will be working primarily in Oracle Production Scheduling (OPS) and will schedule production, maintenance and construction activities along with performing schedule analysis and optimization.
Production Control Specialist 2 ($64,400 - $102,300)
The PCS 2 (Floor Execution Scheduler) will operate and utilize OPS software to support floor execution scheduling in the Plutonium Facility. This position provides critical support to facility and manufacturing integration. The Floor Execution Scheduler will be responsible for ensuring work in the plutonium facility is loaded and leveled, support critical scheduling meetings & communication and work with the customer to ensure scheduling data is accurate and complete. Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met. An On-the-Job Training (OJT) assessment will be assigned and its successful completion is a requirement to maintaining this position.
Production Control Specialist 3 ($77,300- $126,000)
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, the PCS 3 (Floor Execution Scheduler) will be responsible for supporting master scheduling activities and provide scenario modeling and recovery planning, as needed. The PCS3 will use independent judgment for determining course of action to accomplish objectives. Will work on unusually significant, unique or complex issues; provide solutions that are highly creative and where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated e xperience performing, monitoring and reviewing scheduling functions. This includes schedule development, schedule control, schedule analysis and schedule optimization. Demonstrated experience with scheduling software such as Oracle Production Scheduling or its equivalent. Knowledge and intermediate experience with the implementation and maintenance floor execution schedules. Knowledge of production and planning methods. Ability to contribute to the resolutions to an assortment of problems of moderately complex scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Knowledge of regulatory and Laboratory requirements. Knowledge of resource planning and optimization practices as well as multi-organization resource integration processes. Awareness and willing to learn of supply chain management and resource management practices.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize, prioritize and follow through to completion on multiple tasks under strict deadlines and changing priorities. Demonstrated successful experience working on multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, varying priorities and deadlines while maintaining excellent quality in daily work.
Excellent communication skills including interpersonal, verbal & written, demonstrating the ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.
Computing/Business Systems and Software
Excellent capabilities with all LANL standard business systems, including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and SharePoint.
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.
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.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance.
Education and Experience- Production Control Specialist 2: Position requires an associates degree from an accredited institution and 3 years of related experience ; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, the PCS 3 (Floor Execution Scheduler)minimum job requirements will include:
The ability to conceptualize and communicate critical scheduling concepts to both technical and non-technical personnel.
Demonstrated experience and skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions and recommending solutions on problems affecting facility scheduling.
Demonstrated experience developing and contributing to scheduling processes and process improvement initiatives.
Advanced experience in working on multiple schedules with demonstrated capability to manage a master schedule.
Work accomplished under very minimal direction.
Research, assembles and evaluates information or data; recommends sound, practical solutions to complex issues.
Education and Experience Production Control Specialist 3: Position requires an associates degree from an accredited institution and 6 years of related experience ; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Active DOE “Q” clearance.
HRP: Enrolled in HRP.
Demonstrated knowledge of TA-55, PF-4 production lines, PF-4 maintenance, and PF-4 construction.
Oracle Business Systems
Intermediate to advance skills working and demonstrated knowledge of Oracle Business Systems. Working and demonstrated knowledge of Oracle Production Scheduling.
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
Location: 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)
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.
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. See DOE 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Vacancy Name: IRC86417
Organization Name ORI-3 / Supply Chain Management
Req ID: IRC86417
Category: Operations Support