Manufacturing Production Manager

Manufacturing Production Managers manage the manufacturing activities of organisations.

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    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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