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Los Alamos National Laboratory System Super User (Production Control Specialist 1/2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Production Control Specialist 1 or Production Control Specialist 2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate(s). Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

The Operational Readiness and Execution (ORI-5) group is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill the position of Production Control Specialist working within the ORI-5 Manufacturing Systems Team. As a selected candidate, you will provide support for a wide-range of systems using professional concepts and objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. You will contribute to the development of new theories and methods to solve complex issues related to systems management. You will work to maintain the operation and implement new software for the Manufacturing Management Systems (MMS) conglomerate. Current systems include but are not limited to Oracle Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), iBASEt Solumina Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Electronic Sales Package (ESP), and Digital Data Acquisition (DDA) and Oracle Production Scheduling (OPS). The systems are used for the production, planning, collection of quality data, and electronic sales of product. Selected candidates will develop the highest level of proficiency in all MMS systems requiring a high level of skill and knowledge. You will serve as system SuperUsers (Manufacturing System Analysts) responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving in support of weapons production use of the MRP and MES systems. You will be expected to provide a high level of interaction with both internal and external customers, including Functional Users, Database Administrators (DBAs), Technical Application Administrators (TAAs), and System Administrators.

Production Control Specialist 1 ($53,500 - $82,800)

At the Production Control Specialist 1 level, you will have demonstrated working knowledge of production, inventory control, and procurement applications. Knowledge of production/inventory control methods, and application of technology aided tools. Able to apply knowledge to conventional and non-conventional programmatic and operations-based production/inventory control problems. Perform troubleshooting activities and contribute to resolutions to an assortment of problems of moderately complex scope. Be able to work with customers to assist with troubleshooting activities and apply/give instruction for solutions. At this level, you will be expected to accomplish work assigned under limited supervision and direction.

Production Control Specialist 2 ($64,400-$102,300)

At the Production Control Specialist 2 level, you will apply demonstrated experience while providing support for a wide range of systems, to include but not limited to MRP, MES, ESP, and DDA systems. You will serve as a SuperUser responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving issues that arise within the systems. You will work closely with the customers to ensure you provide excellent customer service support. You will interact on a daily basis with Functional Users, Software Developers, DBAs, TAAs, and System Admins. You will be expected to accomplish work assigned under limited supervision and direction.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Computing Skills/Business Systems

  • Demonstrated experience with common desktop applications (MS Word, Excel, Microsoft Project etc.)

  • Demonstrated record of adherence to manufacturing policies, programs, procedures, and practices

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Manufacturing Systems (i.e. MRP, MES, SAP)

Critical Thinking

Experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions for problems affecting computer and information security. Experience and demonstrated skill in analyzing processes for improvement and applying the results of such analytical efforts, preferably in a manufacturing environment

Communication

Experience and demonstrated skill with interpersonal, written, and verbal communications. Demonstrated experience with planning and executing to defined due dates, documenting actions completed, providing status on actions completed and completing all work tasks independently with minimal error.

Demonstrated ability to network effectively with other administrators and key contacts outside own area of expertise, both internal and external to the organization.

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.

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.

Personal Leadership

Demonstrated record of strong tactical decision-making. Demonstrated ability to calmly manage frequent interruptions and changing priorities; complete assignments without established procedures; be available, dependable, and punctual.

Additional Job Requirements for Production Control Specialist 2:

In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:

  • Experience in application administration and system analysis.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of software quality assurance, cyber security requirements, and the implementation of software systems.

  • Be able to interpret/communicate new features and enhancements being requested and developed for the systems.

  • Demonstrated customer service support and resolution of issues with limited supervision and direction.

Education and Experience for Production Control Specialist 1: Position requires an Associate’s Degree or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Education and Experience for Production Control Specialist 2: Position requires an Associate’s Degree and 3 years of related experience ; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

Additional Education and Training

  • CPIM Training and/or certification

  • Experience with Digital Data Acquisition

  • Experience in Digital Manufacturing

  • System SuperUser Experience

  • Lean Six Sigma Certification

LANL Specific: Knowledge of Laboratory structure, policies and procedures such as LANL procurement, LANL domestic and foreign travel; and/or LANL vault custodian duties.

Clearance : Active DOE “Q” clearance

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.

COVID Vaccine : The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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.

Note to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.

  • While the posted salary range for this position is broad, it is highly unusual for selected applicants to be hired at the top end of the range and more common for selected candidates to grow into the full salary band over time.

  • This vacancy will close on January 2, 2022, 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 December 10, 2021.

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 childbirth 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. Employment Status

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Vacancy Name: IRC94951
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Category: Operations Support

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