Sample 1 - State of California

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Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
(SOC Code : 43-5061)
in Madera County

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems. Exclude "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).

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Madera County is the same as Madera MSA.


Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Madera MSA20141st Qtr$18.83$16.45$20.47$22.24

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Madera County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Architectural and Engineering Services 495.2%
Motion Picture and Video Industries 74.2%
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 93.5%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 13.0%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 122.9%
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 12.7%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 62.4%
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 92.2%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 332.2%
Printing and Related Support Activities 111.9%
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services 571.8%
Employment Services 161.7%
Advertising and Related Services 131.5%
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg 41.4%
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services191.4%
Warehousing and Storage 31.4%
Department Stores 111.4%
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers11.3%
Outpatient Care Centers 181.1%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 41.1%
Machine Shops and Threaded Products 141.0%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Distribute production schedules or work orders to departments.
Review documents, such as production schedules, work orders, or staffing tables, to determine personnel or materials requirements or material priorities.
Requisition and maintain inventories of materials or supplies necessary to meet production demands.
Arrange for delivery, assembly, or distribution of supplies or parts to expedite flow of materials and meet production schedules.
Confer with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering.
Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, or customers to coordinate production or shipping activities and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays.
Examine documents, materials, or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications.
Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures.
Calculate figures, such as required amounts of labor or materials, manufacturing costs, or wages, using pricing schedules, adding machines, calculators, or computers.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

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Alternate Titles
Expediters; Material Planning Clerks; Production Assistants; Production Control Clerks; Production Dispatchers; Production Scheduling Clerks; and Schedule Clerks
 
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