Timekeeper (production) - Salary and Career
Production Planning and Control Technicians

Timekeeper (production) - 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 Timekeeper (production) earn

A Timekeeper (production) 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 Timekeeper (production)

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 Timekeeper (production)

Production Planning and Control Technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Timekeeper (production) the most in the job market

    • clothing parts making
    • underwear making
    • clothing parts faction
    • manufacture of leather footwear
    • 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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