132-Manufacturing, mining, construction, and distribution managers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Manufacturing, mining, construction, and distribution managers
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Job Description: 
Manufacturing, mining, construction, and distribution managers plan, organize, and coordinate the manufacturing, mineral extraction, construction, supply, storage and transportation operations.

Main Tasks include -

  • planning details of activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, timeliness and labour requirements
  • controlling the operation of plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of equipment
  • preparing tenders and contract bids
  • establishing and managing budgets, monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimize costs
  • overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • coordinating the implementation of health and safety requirements
  • planning and directing daily operations
  • overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

1321 Manufacturing managers
1322 Mining managers
1323 Construction managers
1324 Supply, distribution and related managers