Computometrist - Salary and Career
Production Planning and Control Technicians

Computometrist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They plan, control and schedule production, control supplies (raw materials and other inputs). Plan the maintenance of machines and equipment. They handle information in registration records and reports and in the writing of work instructions.

How much does an Computometrist earn

A Computometrist earns between $1.225 and $4.045 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.921 and a median salary of $1.681 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 350 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Computometrist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.921 23.053 480 9
1º Quartile 1.225 14.699 306 6
Median Salary 1.681 20.172 420 8
3º Quartile 3.085 37.022 771 14
Higher Salary 4.045 48.544 1.011 19


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • other mid-level technicians
      • middle level technicians in industrial operations
        • production planning and control technicians

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Main workplaces

Production Planning and Control Technicians they work in different types of industrial, commercial and service companies, focusing on construction companies, the chemical and petrochemical industry, the manufacture of textile products, pulp, paper and paper products, in the automobile complex, among others. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who organize themselves into a team, under occasional supervision. They usually work in shifts. Some of the activities they carry out may be subject to noise, high temperatures, radiation, dust and toxic material.


What does it take to work in the field of Production Planning and Control Technicians

The exercise of these occupations requires a mid-level technical course in the area of activity. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience.


Functions and activities of Computometrist

Production Planning and Control Technicians must:

  • schedule production;
  • plan production;
  • planning maintenance of machinery and equipment;
  • program production;
  • control production;
  • plan production;
  • plan machinery and equipment maintenance;
  • treat information;
  • processing information;
  • plan maintenance of machinery and equipment;
  • handle information;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • control supplies (raw materials and inputs);

  • Activities

    • update information;
    • define transportation, handling, storage and distribution of raw materials prime and supplies;
    • forecast production stops;
    • define safety stock for each item;
    • show logical reasoning;
    • set production priorities;
    • propose improvements in the production process;
    • monitor production flow;
    • demonstrate commitment;
    • interacting with customers and suppliers;
    • identify production requirements;
    • collect production data;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • make information available;
    • define inspection routines;
    • define corrective actions;
    • set production schedule;
    • define the layout of the production process;
    • assist in the definition of work instructions;
    • analyze production orders;
    • carry out available resources survey;
    • demonstrate holistic vision ability;
    • make information available;
    • schedule preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance;
    • analyze production capacity;
    • quantify production volumes by periods;
    • propose alternative supplies;
    • identify alternative suppliers;
    • classify supplies (raw materials and inputs);
    • use quality tools;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • establish production sequence;
    • formalize production plan;
    • rearrange production mix;
    • specify resources from related areas;
    • register input and output of materials and inputs;
    • elaborate control charts and reports;
    • scaling utilities (steam, water, compressed air and electricity);
    • allocate resources (human, material and inputs);
    • show initiative;
    • relate;
    • adapt;
    • keep records;
    • develop maintenance schedule;
    • demonstrate critical sense;
    • propose improvements in machinery and equipment;
    • identify deviations in the production process;
    • set control parameters;
    • request supplies (raw materials and inputs);
    • scaling human resources;
    • predict maintenance downtime;
    • inspect supplies (raw materials and inputs);
    • define supplies (raw materials and inputs);
    • define contingency plan;
    • show creativity;


    Sectors that hire Computometrist the most in the job market

    • clothing parts making
    • underwear making
    • manufacture of leather footwear
    • clothing parts faction
    • manufacture of footwear from synthetic material
    • made-to-measure clothing parts
    • manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • retail sale of new cars, vans and utility vehicles
    • temporary labor lease




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