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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:PRODUCTION CONTROLLER

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:IL-13-043

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$34,316.00 to $67,589.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 15, 2013 to Monday, February 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1152-05/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
North Riverside, IL United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Status Candidates

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State and your community!

ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Illinois National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

Duty Location: CSMS-2, North Riverside, IL

Selecting Official: CW4 Guillermo Sanchez, 708-824-6080

Areas of Consideration: This position is announced for current, permanent technicians, currently on board with the IL ARNG in an available military position in an Warrant Officer, Enlisted grade which is compatible with this technician position.

Military Requirements: Selected Candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

Compatible Military Assignments:

Warrant Officer BR: 91, 92, 94

Enlisted CMF: 91, 92, 94

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to become a member of the National Guard.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Completed NGIL Form 73 required, see How to Apply, Required Documents

DUTIES:

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Perform maintenance production management, to achieve or maintain desired production levels, to serve as an equipment readiness expert for units supported by the facility.  Establishes plans and schedules for maintenance repair, using multiple process production methods and procedures for a variety of vehicles and equipment.  Implements maintenance plans and monitors progress of accomplishments.  Using readiness, production and management reports available from the current automation support program and/or manual system, provides status of equipment, maintenance actions in progress, and location of equipment as required or requested.  Responsible for data input of work order information, status changes, supply updates, and other pertinent information.  Makes on-the-spot adjustments to repair priorities necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements.  Ensures MTO&E or TDA reportable Line Item Numbers (LIN) are properly managed, reported and accounted for with respect to readiness reports, property accountability reports and system management.   Prioritizes resources to ensure the highest level of readiness in support of training and mobilization requirements of supported units.  Ensures that Army Materiel Status System (AMSS) equipment readiness reports are correct and submitted in a timely manner to meet Department of Army (DA) reporting suspense.  Programs workload, shop space, and available personnel on a short and long-term basis.  Ensures that unit Class 9 (CL IX) accounts are funded, budgeted, and executed to maximize readiness.  Using the current automation support system, authorizes the acceptance of equipment for repair; monitors work priorities, current status, and completion of work orders; requisitions and provides status of repair parts; and assures the effective utilization of maintenance personnel.  Assists supervisory personnel regarding readiness CL IX funding, production problems and work planning.  Analyzes repair methods and develops control procedures and policies to assure accomplishment of programs to 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.  May provide guidance and oversight of mechanics, Tools and Parts Attendants, or other positions assisting in the maintenance production or maintenance management processes.  Ensures necessary maintenance worker are available and that required reports are submitted to units and higher headquarters in a timely manner.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

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.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

GS-09 level:  Must possess 24 months: (1) Experience, education or training preparing job or work orders; (2) Experience scheduling various phases of projects into the production facility; (3) Experience following up to see if work is progressing as planned and arranging for adjustments in materials, machine processes, and work sequencing allowing for changes.  (4) Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.  GS-07 level:  Must possess 12 months:  (1) Experience, education or training working with people from various levels and backgrounds.  (2) Experience with a general knowledge of the functions and procedures of production control, records, references, and techniques for developing production control data;  (3) Experience assisting or maintaining workflow.  GS-05 level:  Must possess 6 months:  (1) Experience, education or training which demonstrates the ability to collect and compile information from supported organizations, procurement inspection, supply and other activities. (2) Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to ascertain causes in delays in production and preparing reports on status of certain projects.

 

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience.  The education must have been in fields directly related to Production Control. 


 

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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 rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.

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.


BENEFITS:

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PAYMENT OF CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) COSTS:  PCS at Government expense may be authorized only in accordance with the PCS policy set forth by The Adjutant General of Illinois.

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the  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.

3. PRIORITY CONSIDERATION:  Candidates who believe they are entitled to priority consideration for repromotion or reemployment should forward a description of the circumstances with their applications.  Consideration of qualified candidates eligible for priority consideration will precede efforts to fill the position by normal competition.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

 

Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Monday, February 25, 2013

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.      Go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 842449. Click Select a Vacancy.

3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

 

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

·         If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

·         If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

 

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

3.      You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

·         By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.

  

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

  • Current Resume or OF 612.  (When using either documentation, be sure to list your duties and responsibilities as they relate to the specialized experience as listed above.)
  • Completed NGIL 73 (Be sure list all AFSC’s or MOS’s held during your military career)
  • Transcripts (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit  transcripts.)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

DOCUMENTS THAT CANNOT BE ACCEPTED:  Photographs, copies of position descriptions, training certificates, performance ratings, awards, and letters of appreciation.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Guillermo Sanchez JR
Phone: (708)824-6080
Fax: (708)824-6077
Email: GUILLERMO.SANCHEZ@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
CSMS 2
8660 W Cermak Road
N Riverside, IL
60546 Fax: (708)824-6077

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

842449


1. Title of Job

PRODUCTION CONTROLLER
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

05
07
09

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Production Controller

21. Geographic Availability

176360031 North Riverside, IL

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you currently a member of the Illinois National Guard? 

A. Yes.
B. No.

2. If you are a member of the Illinois National Guard, are you currently a technician?  Select the description below which best describes your status.

A. I am currently a Permanent Federal Technician with the Illinois National Guard.
B. I am currently an Indefinite Federal Technician with the Illinois National Guard.
C. I am currently a Temporary Federal Technician with the Illinois National Guard.
D. I am a current traditional Military (M-Day) member of the Illinois National Guard.
E. Not a current member.

3. If you are not a member of the Illinois National Guard, are you wiling to become a member?  If yes, contact the Recruiting Command at 1-800-GO GUARD, or www.1800goguard.com to see if you are eligible for enlistment.

A. Yes.
B. No.
C. Not applicable, I am a current member.

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

4. Do you possess 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?

 

A. Yes.
B. No.

5. Do you possess 24 months experience, education or training preparing job or work orders; scheduling various phases of projects into the production facility; following up to see if work is progressing as planned and arranging for adjustments in materials, machine processes, and work sequencing allowing for changes.  Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.?   

A. Yes.
B. No.

6. If you answered No to question 5, do you possess 12 months:  experience, education or training working with people from various levels and backgrounds.  Experience with a general knowledge of the functions and procedures of production control, records, references, and techniques for developing production control data.  Experience assisting or maintaining workflow?

A. Yes.
B. No.

7. If you answered No to questions 5 and 6, do you possess 6 months: experience, education or training which demonstrates the ability to collect and compile information from supported organizations, procurement inspection, supply and other activities. Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to ascertain causes in delays in production and preparing reports on status of certain projects? 

A. Yes.
B. No.

For each of the following tasks, chose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.

B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.

C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.

D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.

E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


8. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

9. Ability to exerciese initiative in taking timely action to schedule and obtain required materials.

10. Knowledge of the organization and work procedures of the production activity.

11. Ability to exercise considerable initiative in taking prompt and decisive action to prevent or alleviate delays due to conflicts in scheduling, lack of materials, or faulty work processes.


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Job Announcement Number:

IL-13-043

Control Number:

337751600