Los Alamos National Laboratory Production Control Specialist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

We are seeking highly motivated candidates to fill three Production Control Specialist 3 positions working in a manufacturing environment within the SSE-2 Manufacturing Systems and Execution Team. Looking for individuals with a wide-range of system experience who use professional concepts and objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Candidates are expected to contribute to the development of new theories and methods to solve complex issues.

These positions will work to maintain the operation of the current Manufacturing Systems that include Oracle E-Business Suite for Discrete Manufacturing (Manufacturing Resource Planning - MRP) and the iBASEt Solumina Manufacturing Execution System (MES). The systems are used for the Production, Planning and Control of manufacturing of various product lines within the ADPSM directorate. Selected candidates will assist the Information System Security Officer (ISSO) with current roles and responsibilities to include configuration management, creating and executing plans, and software implementations.

The selected candidates will be expected to develop into MRP SuperUsers and MES SuperUsers of system functionality requiring a high level of skill and knowledge. Selected candidates will troubleshoot and create innovative solutions to assist functional users. High level of interaction with both internal and external customers to include functional users, Database Administrators (DBAs), Technical Application Administrator (TAA’s), and System Administrators is expected.

Finally, the selected candidates will assist in planning and coordinating one or more programs relating to a full range of security functions including, but not limited to, inspections, identification of vulnerabilities, and assessment of risks. Specific duties may include establishing and monitoring security plans/goals, and/or security programs. Works will all levels of Laboratory management and interacts with enforcement agencies. Reviews and recommends actions on system security related issues. Understands and adheres to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance specific to computer and information security. Maintain required safety and security training and security compliance, and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Manufacturing Systems (MRP systems and/or MES systems)

  • Demonstrated experience in Software Security and Implementation

  • Demonstrated record of adherence to manufacturing policies, programs, procedures, and practices

  • Demonstrated strong tactical decision making

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with computer security for classified information security and communications security systems.

  • Extensive knowledge of computer workstations, servers, and area networks.

  • Extensive experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems affecting computer and information security.

  • Skills to conceptualize and communicate major elements of security to both technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Extensive experience in the preparation and presentation of computer and information security reports and recommendations to diverse audiences of internal/external customers.

  • Extensive knowledge of legal requirements and environmental impacts affecting computer and information security.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing complex computer security plans.

Desired Skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding of Department of Energy (DOE) and Laboratory computer and information security policies, practices, and procedures

  • Knowledge of Production Control concepts

  • Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) training and/or certification

  • Experience working with classified systems and data

  • System Super User Experience

  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma Concepts

  • Active Q Clearance

Education:: Bachelor’s or higher degree in computer science, business management discipline, or managing information systems from an accredited college or university and a minimum of eight years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants:For full consideration, applicants MUST submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q(Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

426.2:This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity:Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The Strategic Science and Engineering (SSE-2) Group provides Manufacturing Systems, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Process Improvement, Equipment Design, Project Management, and Research and Development expertise and support to the entire cross section of Technical Programs and Groups across the Associate Directorate of Plutonium Science and Manufacturing (ADPSM).

Maximum Salary: 118200

Minimum Salary: 72500

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Augee-Martinez, Charles Reyes

Organization Name: SSE-2/Strategic Development

Email: augee-martinez@lanl.gov

Job Title: Production Control Specialist 3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC65158