Management and Systems
Every sector of Manufacturing needs responsible managers to guide the business processes and systems that ensure the financial success of a manufacturing company.
As you gain experience you might like to move into Management, overseeing the work of a team. Whether it is in Design, Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Quality Assurance or even Sales and Marketing, all work tasks need to be planned, performed on time, checked and recorded.
To start, you could become a Team Leader or Supervisor, ensuring that deadlines and quality standards are being met. From there, you could acquire more qualifications and move into Middle or Upper Level Management, Training, Planning, Export, Logistics, or Human Relations and Occupational Health and Safety.
There are also great opportunities to move into management in Manufacturing from other industries by bringing your existing management skills with you.
The challenges of just in time production and lean manufacturing encourages continuous innovation and improvement. A career progression into Management ensures that you can make a vital contribution to the success of your company.