Production Control Clerk I

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-301879
    • Job Location: Oklahoma City, OK
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/09/2020
    • Years of Experience: 1+
    • Radford Job Code: 07451-07454
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Job Description


The Production Control Clerk is responsible for the movement of materials, tools, and relevant documents throughout the manufacturing floor to support on-time completion of work within each production department.  Production Control Clerks will be knowledgeable on contract deliverable dates and will use this knowledge to ensure manufacturing work in progress gets prioritized correctly.  Responsible for mitigating production “line stop” situations, wherever possible. 


The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Production Control Clerk.  Each level of Production Control Clerk has additional duties and responsibilities as listed.

Production Control Clerk I

  • At the request of the Planning Department, distributes work center dispatches and prioritizes work on the manufacturing floor.

  • Moves parts, tools, and manufacturing travelers from material control to work center(s). 

  • Assists planning, locating lost and/or missing paperwork

  • Expedites manufacturing travelers, tools, and materials on the manufacturing floor, coordinating with Planning, Material Control, and Manufacturing.

  • Supports supervisors by filling shortages, DMR’s, and/or MCO’s.

  • Works with Quality on on-hold status items,  communicates to planning.

  • Supports Property Administrators, as required, to handle scrap materials after DMR disposition.

  • Maintains frequent, constant communication with planning to understand what items require expedite.

  • Reviews daily shipping report to understand daily, weekly, monthly requirements for contracts that are shipping during current financial period.

  • Attends production status meeting each week and takes action on items that need to be monitored on production floor.
  • Maintains a clean work area ensuring strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  • May attend program meetings, as needed.
  • Looks for safety concerns and when identified, reports them to supervisor.
  • Manages plan review cart and brings travelers ready for plan review to Planners
  • Reviews shortages on jobs in “SU” status at each work center and fills shortages.
  • Attends daily manufacturing meetings and reports out on selected dispatches
  • Understands and abides by all QMS procedures.

  • Ensures all tools are Calibrated & validated, on-time from job creation to put away

  • Other related duties as assigned.

  • May be required to obtain fork lift certification

Other Job Functions

Other duties may be assigned 



Experience and Skills


Each successive level of Production Control Clerk builds on the identified typical knowledge, skills and abilities listed for the previous level(s) Production Control Clerk.

Production Control Clerk I

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbal and in writing.
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate, basic math skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Ability to possess the Certifications of Manufacturing or Production Control ClerkII-III or as needed to perform duties and functions assigned.


Each successive level of Production Control Clerk builds on the identified education and experience listed for the previous level(s) Production Control Clerk.

Production Control Clerk I

  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Preferably 1-3 years related experience in a Manufacturing and Shipping/Receiving environment.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 


  • While performing the duties of this job the employee may regularly be required to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch and use material handling equipment.

  • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted

  • Must be able to work in uncontrolled climate conditions.  Possibility of exposure to noise, dust and hazardous chemicals.