1121- PRODUCTION MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS IN MANUFACTURING
PRODUCTION MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS IN MANUFACTURING
Engineering manager,Managing director (engineering),Operations manager (manufacturing),Production manager
Production managers and directors in manufacturing plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for production in manufacturing industries including the maintenance of engineering items, equipment and machinery.
There are no pre-set entry standards. Entry is possible with either a degree or equivalent qualification, and/or relevant experience. On-the-job training is provided and professional qualifications are available, as are S/NVQs in Management at levels 3 to 5.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details
The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 1.1
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 2
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details
- liaises with other managers to plan overall production activity and daily manufacturing activity, sets quality standards and estimates timescales and costs;
- manages production to ensure that orders are completed to an agreed date and conform to customer and other requirements;
- monitors production and production costs and undertakes or arranges for the preparation of reports and records;
- oversees supervision of the production line and its staff, ensures targets are met.