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Manufacturing Production Manager

Manufacturing Production Managers manage the manufacturing activities of organisations.

Overview

Manufacturing Production Managers manage the manufacturing activities of organisations.

Day-to-day

  • determines, implements and monitors production strategies, policies and plans
  • plans details of production activities in terms of output, quality, quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • controls the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours, and supply of parts and tools
  • monitors production output and costs, adjusting the processes and resources to minimise costs
  • informs other managers about production matters
  • oversees the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • directs research into production methods, recommending and implementing appropriate initiatives
  • controls the preparation of production records and reports
  • co-ordinates the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
  • directs staff activities and monitors their performance.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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