Production controller

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INDIANA NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED Excepted Service Permanent Full Time The mission of the Indiana National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: 1.800.GO GUARD
JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to plan, schedule, control, and monitor the status of equipment maintenance; and to assist a higher-graded Production Controller.
This job announcement is for employment as an Indiana Army National Guard Technician; a Federal Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace. As members of a unit of the Indiana National Guard, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Indiana Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Permanent Excepted Service position.
MILITARY SPECIALITY REQUIREMENTS: Individuals must meet the qualifications for the technician position but will have 1 year from date of hire to be assigned to a compatible MOS in a compatible unit for the technician position advertised.
Compatible Military Assignments: CMF: 91, 92 or 94.
Permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard
Temporary, TERM or Indefinite Federal (Tenure 0 or 3) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard
Traditional M-Day Soldiers with the Indiana Army National Guard
Guard members from another state; Reservists/IRR; and/or Active Duty Soldiers willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard
Civilians with prior military service willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard
U.S. Citizenship Required Must be in the grades: E-4 thru E-7 Must possess or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance Must be a member of the Indiana National Guard or be willing to join Must participate in direct deposit
As a Production Controller with the Indiana Army National Guard (ARNG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
Establishes plans, schedules, and controls the maintenance and repair of a variety of vehicles and equipment such as combat vehicles, heavy-duty engineering and mobile equipment, tracked vehicles, towed and self-propelled artillery, communications and electronic equipment, guided missile systems, and small arms. Implements maintenance plans and monitors progress of accomplishments. Provides status of equipment, maintenance actions in progress, and location of equipment. Inputs data regarding work order information, status changes, supply updates, and other pertinent information. Makes on-the-spot adjustments to repair priorities on routine or reoccurring processes necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements.
Studies directives, modification work orders, and regulations as to their application in the unit. Assists supervisory personnel in determining impact of these requirements on shop capability. Modifies production planning to accommodate these requirements. Conducts initial and long range planning pertaining to routine production processes, mechanical skills, availability of test and diagnostic equipment, repair parts, and other factors influencing the repair, modification, and maintenance of equipment and readiness reporting.
Designates and maintains current maintenance repair priorities by Force Activity Designator, pacing items, Equipment Readiness Codes (ERC) A, B, and C equipment type, available funds, commander's priority, state/national priorities, (in the case of floods, fires, and mobilizations) and unit supported. Authorizes the acceptance of equipment for repair; monitors work priorities, status, and completion of work orders and requisitions; and provides status of repair parts. Assists supervisory personnel regarding readiness, Class 9 (CL IX) funding, production problems and work planning. Assists in the resolution of problems encountered between scheduled or unscheduled production or priority requirements.
Provides assistance to ensure that Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (MTO&E;) or Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) reportable Line Item Numbers (LIN) are properly managed, reported and accounted for with respect to readiness reports, property accountability reports and system management. Based on guidance received from the supervisor or higher graded production controller, prioritizes resources to ensure the highest level of readiness in support of training and mobilization requirements of supported units. Works with other sections within the organization to ensure equipment readiness reports are correct and submitted in time to meet Department of the Army (DA) reporting suspense.
Analyzes repair methods and recommends control procedures to ensure that accomplishment of programs meet priorities and deadlines established by higher authority or support activities. Coordinates with units and other support activities concerning the delivery, status of repair operations, and/or pick up of completed work orders.
In the absence of the higher graded production controller, ensures that unit CL IX accounts are funded, budgeted, and executed to maximize readiness; and performs demand analysis on CL IX expenses to determine proper PLL stockage to sustain facility mission requirements.
May provide day-to-day technical guidance to lower-graded personnel assisting in the maintenance production or maintenance management processes. Ensures necessary maintenance records are maintained and required reports are submitted to units and higher headquarters' in a timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this Production Controller position at the GS-07 grade level, you must have at least 12 months of:
Experience, education or training which indicates the candidate can reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity.
Experience, education or training working with people from various levels and backgrounds AND experience with a general knowledge of the functions and procedures of production control, records, references, and techniques for developing production control data AND experience assisting or maintaining workflow.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that will be evaluated for this position include:
Practical knowledge of production control procedures and operations sufficient to collect, compile, correlate, and maintain production data.
Comprehensive knowledge of policies, regulations, and processes governing production control operations to carry out established production assignments.
General knowledge of equipment, such as, combat vehicles, armored personnel carriers, towed and self propelled artillery, engineer and power generating equipment, tactical vehicles, etc., to correct and analyze a variety of routine production data and processes, prepare production schedules, prepare reporting data, etc.
Educational Requirements and/or Substitution of Education for Experience: One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year in an accredited college or university equals 6 months specialized experience. (NOTE: Transcript must be provided to prove educational substitution.)
Must participate in Direct Deposit
A criminal history check will be completed on all selectees before hire date.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.
ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be payable.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office setting involving everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions. Work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Visits to production areas are relatively free of hazards.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work is sedentary with no special physical demands. There is a requirement to walk, stand, bend, or carry light items.
If you are not a member of the Indiana Army National Guard, but are interested in applying for this position, please call the Indiana Army National Guard Recruiting Office at 800-GO-GUARD. You can also view our website .
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, July 31, 2014 .
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover using the following Vacancy ID:1167919. Fax your documents to .
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or supporting documentation to the Indiana National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your R sum (Your resume MUST detail your length of basic and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)
2. A completeAssessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)3. Other supporting documents:
Transcripts (Only required if you are substituting education for experience)
Flight Records
Military Biography
Qualification Certificates
etc. . .
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).
You will be notified via email during the following phases of this announcement:
1. Immediately after your application has been submitted.
2. After the announcement has closed.
3. After qualifications review, which will inform you if you have been referred to the selection official or not.
4. Once a selection has been made.
If at any time you have questions concerning this Job Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email. You email should contain the following information: 14-T-Army-141,PRODUCTION CONTROLLER, and1167919. The email can be sent @ .
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Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the Indiana National Guard, please visit our website atJoint Forces Headquarters, Human Resources.

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