Production Clerk

Compile and record production data for industrial establishment.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Production Clerks do?

Compiles and records production data for industrial establishment to prepare records and reports on volume of production, consumption of raw material, quality control, and other aspects of production, performing any combination of following duties: Compiles and records production data from such documents as customer orders, work tickets, product specifications, and individual-worker production sheets, following prescribed recordkeeping procedures, using typewriter, computer terminal, and writing instruments. Calculates factors, such as types and quantities of items produced, materials used, amount of scrap, frequency of defects, and worker and department production rates, using adding machine or calculator. Writes production reports based on data compiled, tabulated, and computed, following prescribed formats. Maintains files of documents used and prepared. Compiles from customer orders and other specifications detailed production sheet or work tickets for use by production workers as guides in assembly or manufacture of product [ORDER DETAILER 221.387-046]. Prepares written work schedules based on established guidelines and priorities. Compiles material inventory records and prepares requisitions for procurement of materials and supplies [MATERIAL CLERK 222.387-034]. Charts production, using wall chart, graph, or pegboard, based on statistics compiled, for reference by production and management personnel. Sorts and distributes work tickets or material to workers. May compute wages from employee timecards and post wage data on records used for preparation of payroll [PAYROLL CLERK 215.382-014]. May be designated according to type of data recorded as Machine-Load Clerk; department or division of establishment to which data pertains as Production Clerk, Lace Tearing; Mill Recorder; or work aids used as Production-Control Pegboard Clerk.

Should I be a Production Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Clerical Production Worker, Production Checker, Production Clerk, Lace Tearing, Production Control Clerk See More

    How to become a Production Clerk

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