1321-Manufacturing managers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Manufacturing managers
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Job Description: 
Manufacturing managers plan, direct, and coordinate manufacturing production activities of large enterprises or as the manager of a small manufacturing company.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) determining, implementing and monitoring production strategies, policies and plans
  • (b) planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • (c) controlling the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of parts and tools
  • (d) establishing and managing budgets, monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimize costs
  • (e) consulting with and informing other managers about production matters
  • (f) overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • (g) controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • (h) coordinating the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
  • (i) identifying business opportunities and determining products to be manufactured
  • (j) researching and implementing regulatory and statutory requirements affecting manufacturing operations and the environment
  • (k) overseeing the provision of quotes for the manufacture of specialized goods and establishing contracts with customers and suppliers
  • (l) overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Manufacturer
- Manufacturing manager
- Production and operations manager (manufacturing)


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Production supervisor (manufacturing ) - 3122

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