Production Recording Clerk

Production Recording Clerks record and compile production information for industrial companies. They maintain records of scale of production, raw material use and quality control. They should have strong recording and critical thinking skills.

Duties and tasks

  • Calculate logistics in production operations including variations and quantities of products produced, amount of raw materials used, waste left over, rate of malfunctions or defects and individual and group production times
  • Compile data from a variety of production documents including customer orders, work tickets, specifications of product orders
  • Create detailed production sheets from customer orders, specifying requirements for workers in assembly and manufacture
  • Keep an accurate record of all orders, production times, produced goods and transportation of supplies and produced items
  • Maintain files of production records and locate past files when needed
  • Use computer systems and writing devices according to recordkeeping procedures to record information
  • Use databases and templates to compose production reports on acquired data and calculations

Skills required

  • Analytical Skills
  • Basic Accounting
  • Communication Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Problem Solving

Working conditions

Production Recording Clerks typically work Mondays to Fridays, however they may be required to work evenings or weekends during high production times. They typically work in an indoor office setting as well as in production areas, calculating and recording products and operation details.

Professional associations / Industry information

Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council

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