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0911 – Manufacturing managers

Manufacturing managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or of a production department within a manufacturing establishment, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager. They are employed by manufacturing companies.

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Example titles

  • Automobile production manager
  • Clothing factory manager
  • Dairy plant manager
  • Distillery manager
  • Factory superintendent
  • Foundry manager
  • Manufacturing manager
  • Manufacturing operations manager
  • Manufacturing plant manager
  • Printing plant manager
  • Production manager - manufacturing
  • Textile mill manager
  • Tire plant manager
Inclusions
  • Brewmaster

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or the operations or production department of a manufacturing establishment
  • Develop and implement plans to efficiently use materials, labour and equipment to meet production targets
  • Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget
  • Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products
  • Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work
  • Direct quality control inspection system and develop production reporting procedures
  • Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines
  • Hire, supervise and train or oversee training of employees in the use of new equipment or production techniques.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of a college or university program in engineering or business administration is usually required.
  • Five to ten years of supervisory experience in manufacturing are required.

Additional information

  • Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience.

Exclusions

  • Facility operation and maintenance managers (0714)
  • Managers in transportation (0731)
  • Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities (0016)
  • Utilities managers (0912)

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
0 - Management occupations
Skill level
A - Occupations usually require university education
Major group
09 - Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities
Minor group
091 - Managers in manufacturing and utilities
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2016
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