Admin Support-Production in Santa Ana, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Santa Ana, CA
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:  Production Administrator will support production departmental clerical, data entry and special projects tasks covering a multiple shift operation.


  • Effectively collect, capture and compute daily key production metrics.
  • Ensure data accuracy/integrity of labor reports & job costing.
  • Edit payroll clock-in information containing mistakes such as missed punch-ins within established procedures and applicable labor laws.
  • Create and update job/die-number database containing job specific “best practices” information and/or job problem histories & resolutions as part of a continual improvement and job knowledge retention project.
  • Accurately (digitally) update tooling locations database, tooling status reporting and tooling-inspection-reporting.
  • Provide clerical and administration support for shipping and outside process flow.
  •  Assist Production Managers, Supervisors in conjunction with Human resources department, in developing & maintaining an “Employee skills qualification & training Matrix”.
  • Help hourly production employees in need of assistance in completing “self evaluation forms” or other forms as required by the Human Resources department.
  • Participate in total quality management projects to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Participate in LEAN manufacturing, reduce waste, identify paper-work reduction initiatives to streamline the way the Production Department collects and utilizes information.
  • Maintain an acceptable attendance record.
  • Report any safety or quality concerns immediately to the department manager.
  • Comply with all APP, Inc. safety rules and company policies.
  • Ensure any accident or injury is promptly reported.
  • Wear proper Personal Protection Equipment in work area at all times.


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Education and/or Experience

  • High School or equivalent /some college a plus.
  • 2+ years of clerical experience/ human resources or light accounting experience is a plus.
  • 1+ year in a manufacturing setting
  • Advanced computer literacy. Microsoft Office, Excel, Power-Point. Manufacturing ERP system experience.


  • Proficient English (reading, writing, verbal and comprehend) Bilingual Spanish a plus.
  • Advanced computer literacy. Microsoft Office, Excel, Power-Point. Manufacturing ERP system experience.
  • Able to work in a demanding fast paced environment.


In lieu of the above, any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the aforementioned knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered at the Company’s discretion.

APP, Inc. engineers and manufactures certain products that are considered ITAR-controlled items under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Consistent with ITAR, any position at APP, Inc. that involves work with the engineering or manufacturing functions of the Company may only be filled by a candidate who is (i) a citizen of the United States, or (ii) a person who has been accorded the privilege of residing permanently in the United States as an immigrant in accordance with the immigration laws.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand, walk, as well as talk and hear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee is occasionally exposed to moving forklifts, working plant machinery and power tools.
  • Temperature in work area can exceed 90F   throughout the work year.
  • Exposure to sharp aluminum shavings and burr chips.
  • Noise level in the work environment usually varies from moderate to high.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.