1321-Manufacturing Managers

Job Title: 

Manufacturing Managers

Job Description: 

Manufacturing managers plan, direct, and coordinate manufacturing production activities of large enterprises or as the manager of a small manufacturing company.


Tasks include:

  • determining, implementing and monitoring production strategies, policies and plans
  • planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • controlling the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of parts and tools
  • establishing and managing budgets, monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimise costs
  • consulting with and informing other managers about production matters
  • overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • coordinating the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
  • identifying business opportunities and determining products to be manufactured
  • researching and implementing regulatory and statutory requirements affecting manufacturing operations and the environment
  • overseeing the provision of quotes for the manufacture of specialised goods and establishing contracts with customers and suppliers
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Manufacturing plant manager
Production and operations manager (manufacturing)
Working proprietor (manufacturing)

Specific Occupations: 

Manufacturing plant/production manager

Working proprietor (manufacturing)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore