Also known as: Manager (Production Manufacturing), Plant Manager (Manufacturing), Works Manager (Manufacturing)
Production managers (manufacturing) plan, administer and review the manufacturing activities of an organisation to optimise resource use, minimise costs and maintain quality standards.
Production managers (manufacturing) may…
Production managers (manufacturing) usually work indoors in factories and offices, often working closely with other professionals to design and plan the manufacture of new products.
To work as a production manager (manufacturing) you will usually require an Advanced Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing . Of course, with experience, and further training such as a Degree, you could work in occupations such as production-plant engineer or manufacturing systems engineer, and you can continue to progress further along a career pathway that could see you in a number of senior management positions.
Earnings, Job and Employment Prospects
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