911- Manufacturing managers
Manufacturing managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or of a production department within a manufacturing establishment, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager. They are employed by manufacturing companies.
Manufacturing managers perform some or all of the following duties:
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or the operations or production department of a manufacturing establishment
Develop and implement plans to efficiently use materials, labour and equipment to meet production targets
Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget
Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products
Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work
Direct quality control inspection system and develop production reporting procedures
Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines
Hire, supervise and train or oversee training of employees in the use of new equipment or production techniques.
Completion of a college or university program in engineering or business administration is usually required.
Five to ten years of supervisory experience in manufacturing are required.
Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience.
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X