Control panel technician - Salary and Career
Production Control Technicians

Control panel technician - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They inspect the receipt and organize the storage and movement of inputs, verify compliance of processes, release products and services, work in accordance with technical, quality and safety standards and procedures and demonstrate mastery of specific technical knowledge in the area.

How much does an Control panel technician earn

A Control panel technician earns between $1.337 and $9.201 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.048 and a median salary of $1.822 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 661 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Control panel technician

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.048 36.576 762 14
1º Quartile 1.337 16.039 334 6
Median Salary 1.822 21.864 456 8
3º Quartile 7.017 84.203 1.754 33
Higher Salary 9.201 110.410 2.300 43


Professional job categories

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

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Main workplaces

Production Control Technicians they exercise their functions in agricultural, industrial, commercial and service companies, as salaried employees, with a formal contract. They work individually, with occasional supervision, indoors, in shifts, during the day and night. They may remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, work at great heights and may be exposed to the action of toxic materials, radiation, intense noise and high temperatures. In the development of some activities, they may be subject to special conditions, such as confined work.


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

For the exercise of these occupations, a minimum of high school education is required, plus basic qualification courses, which can vary from two hundred to four hundred class hours. The full performance of the activities occurs after one or two years of experience.


Functions and activities of Control panel technician

Production Control Technicians must:

  • inspect receipt of inputs;
  • have technical knowledge;
  • organize storage and handling of inputs;
  • inspect input receipt;
  • check process compliance;
  • inspect inputs receipt;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • check process conformity;
  • organize storage and movement of inputs;
  • work safely;
  • release products and services;

  • Activities

    • check product specifications, as per standard;
    • register non-conforming inputs;
    • meet legal and technical deadlines for product and service release;
    • check the place of receipt, according to the characteristics of the inputs;
    • request preventive and corrective actions regarding safety;
    • acquire skills in using the quality tool (statistics);
    • check the location of receipt, according to the characteristics of the inputs;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • teamwork;
    • check the hygienic and cleanliness conditions of the storage places;
    • select instruments and work tools;
    • check hygienic and cleaning conditions of storage places;
    • analyze process control reports;
    • check input specifications;
    • perform inspections and tests;
    • check maximum storage capacity limit;
    • apply quality tools;
    • implement corrective actions for market complaints;
    • operate laboratory equipment;
    • monitor compliance with rules and procedures;
    • check conditions of use of tools and instruments;
    • report unsafe working conditions;
    • issue product and service release;
    • select storage area;
    • check input receipt documents;
    • operate mail sorting machine;
    • inspect hygiene and cleanliness;
    • show technical ability;
    • maintain credibility;
    • evaluate unloading conditions;
    • inform responsible persons about non-conforming products and services;
    • identify storage location;
    • request storage of inputs;
    • handle microcomputers;
    • identify input with storage address;
    • check transportation conditions, hygiene, availability and time;
    • control environmental conditions in the process;
    • send samples for analysis;
    • collect samples;
    • use epi, according to safety standards;
    • update receipt controls;
    • handle instruments and work tools safely;
    • issue product and service release;
    • acting responsibly;


    Sectors that hire Control panel technician the most in the job market

    • cleaning in buildings and households
    • maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment for oil prospecting and extraction
    • slaughter of birds
    • temporary labor lease
    • copper, lead, zinc ore mining
    • installation of advertising panels
    • maintenance of stations and telecommunications networks
    • assembly and installation of lighting and signaling systems and equipment on public roads, ports and airports
    • information technology consulting
    • health management support activities




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