Time calculator - Salary and Career
Production Planning and Control Technicians

Time calculator - 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 Time calculator earn

A Time calculator earns between $1.690 and $8.786 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.716 and a median salary of $3.118 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 4.243 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Time calculator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.716 44.590 929 17
1º Quartile 1.690 20.277 422 8
Median Salary 3.118 37.416 780 14
3º Quartile 6.700 80.406 1.675 31
Higher Salary 8.786 105.430 2.196 41


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 Time calculator

Production Planning and Control Technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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


    Sectors that hire Time calculator the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
    • industrial assembly works
    • clothing parts making
    • business management consulting activities
    • manufacture of machinery and equipment for agriculture and livestock, parts and accessories
    • manufacture of other metal products
    • architectural and engineering related technical drawing services
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • engineering services




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