Input and output controller - Salary and Career
Production Planning and Control Technicians

Input and output controller - 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 Input and output controller earn

A Input and output controller earns between $1.086 and $3.515 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.681 and a median salary of $1.459 according to an 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 64.285 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Input and output controller

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.681 20.172 420 8
1º Quartile 1.086 13.031 271 5
Median Salary 1.459 17.508 365 7
3º Quartile 2.681 32.172 670 13
Higher Salary 3.515 42.185 879 17

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 Input and output controller

Production Planning and Control Technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Input and output controller the most in the job market

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    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
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