Industrial Production Managers ·  Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.



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Occupational Tasks ·  Direct and coordinate production, processing, distribution, and marketing activities of industrial organization.
· Develop budgets and approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labor and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
· Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
· Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
· Hire, train, evaluate, and discharge staff, and resolve personnel grievances.
· Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.
· Prepare and maintain production reports and personnel records.
· Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
· Develop and implement production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
· Review plans and confer with research and support staff to develop new products and processes.
· Institute employee suggestion or involvement programs.
· Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
· Maintain current knowledge of the quality control field, relying on current literature pertaining to materials use, technological advances, and statistical studies.


Educational Requirements: ·  Bachelor's degree


Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Active Listening 84%
·  Judgment and Decision Making 82%
·  Critical Thinking 80%
·  Reading Comprehension 80%
·  Management of Personnel Resources 75%
·  Time Management 74%
·  Coordination 74%
·  Monitoring 74%
·  Complex Problem Solving 73%
·  Speaking 72%