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Los Alamos National Laboratory Inventory/Production Control Specialist (Production Control Specialist 1/2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The High Explosives (HE) Fabrication and Disposition Group (M-8) in the Dynamic Experiments (M) Division manufactures high explosives and mock components for a diverse research and development customer base in support of present and future national security needs.

We are seeking a Production Control specialist to track and inventory all high explosives and classified components throughout the fabrication process.

This position will be filled at either the Production Control Specialist 1 or Production Control Specialist 2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Production Control Specialist 1 ($53,500 - $82,800)

Oversee safe and compliant acquisition, receipt, storage, labeling, and electronic tracking and inventory of high explosives and classified components, consistent with LANL policies.

Periodically and systematically perform, document and report 100% accountability of high explosives and classified parts inventories using LANL-specific databases such as High Explosives Inventory Database (HEIDi) and Classified Parts Inventory Management System (CPIMS).

Production Control Specialist 2 ($64,400 - $102,300)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Production Control Specialist 2, will be required to:

Take initiative to resolve complex procurement, storage, and inventory problems with creative solutions that result in long-term benefit to the group and the broader organization.

Under limited direction and supervision, network with other support and customer organizations to develop and implement best practices that are relevant across multiple disciplines and customers.

Serve as a subject matter expert in storage and handling of hazardous materials.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience with detailed record keeping and organization, e.g. inventory, procurement, orderliness, cleanliness, inspection records, and material logs.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and follow-through to completion on multiple tasks, often under strict deadlines, with frequent interruptions, and changing priorities in a dynamic and fluid working environment. Demonstrated experience working independently and in a team environment to complete tasks

  • Demonstrated proficiency with typical business software, computer hardware, and use of computer systems. Specifically, spreadsheets, procurement systems, and inventory databases.

  • Demonstrated record of dependability, reliability, and commitment to the long-term needs of the job duties and programmatic goals of the organization.

  • Exceptional customer service demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of personnel, service providers, and customers.

Additional Job Requirements for the Production Control Specialist 2:

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills across all levels of staff and management.

  • Demonstrated experience working with hazardous materials, including appropriate qualifications (ex: LANL HE Handler).

  • Established knowledge of and experience with LANL requirements and resources in the areas of explosive and waste management practices.

  • Demonstrated experience serving as a LANL Designated Procurement Representative or Purchasing Specialist/Administrator.

Education/Experience at Production Control Specialist 1: Position requires 2 years of related experience.

Education/Experience at Production Control Specialist 2: Position requires 5 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge in sensitive materials management and inventory, particularly high explosives and classified parts.

  • Experience working in an industrial setting managing inventory and supplies supporting a fabrication operation.

  • In-depth experience using and manipulating databases and electronic reporting tools such as FileMaker Pro and SharePoint.

  • A working knowledge of DOE Standard 1212 ( formerly the DOE explosives safety manual)

  • LANL HE Handler training/certificate and LANL HE Transporter training/certificate

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):

(1) Vision, speech, and hearing: Color discrimination; Peripheral vision; Depth perception; Reading vision; Distance vision; Ability to speak; Ability to discriminate speech; Ability to hear high-pitched sounds; Ability to smell; Ability to hear in a normal range (500-3000 Hz).

(2) General physical mobility: Sitting; Standing; Walking; Climbing stairs; Bending; Stooping; Crouching; Kneeling; Crawling; Twisting the trunk or back; Balancing.

(3) Specific physical mobility: Reaching overhead; Reaching horizontally; Reaching down; Applying torque with hands or arms; Gripping with the hands; Pressing with hands or arms; Pushing with hands or arms; Pulling with hands or arms; Typing or keyboarding; Fine motor control; Use of both hands; Use of both arms; Use of both legs; Use of both feet.

(4) Weight handling requirements: Carrying 30+ pounds.

Work Environment:

(1) General work environment: Outdoors; At heights; In a cold environment; Working alone; Working overtime or irregular schedule; In a hot environment 90 – 100 F; In widely ranging ambient temperatures; In a dry environment; Operation of motor vehicles.

(2) Specific work environment: Work in a noisy environment; Work under unusual lighting conditions; Work with weapons or explosives; Work near machinery with moving parts;

(3) Chemical environment: toxic chemicals; Irritant chemicals; Dusts or powders; Sprays, mists, or vapors; Fumes; Carcinogens.

(4) Protective clothing & environment: Safety glasses or eye protection; Hearing protection; Gloves or hand protection; Safety shoes or protective footgear.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration please include a resume & cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid childbirth and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

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: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

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 regard 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. Employment Status

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Contact Details
Contact Name Maestas, Megan Sue Shannon
Email msmaestas@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC93432
Organization Name M-8/HE Fabrication & Disposition
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Req ID: IRC93432
Category: Operations Support