Manufacturing managers

Role Responsibilities

  • Determining, implementing and monitoring production strategies, policies and plans
  • Planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • Controlling the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of parts and tools
  • Establishing and managing budgets, monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimize costs
  • Consulting with and informing other managers about production matters
  • Overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • Controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • Coordinating the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
  • Identifying business opportunities and determining products to be manufactured
  • Researching and implementing regulatory and statutory requirements affecting manufacturing operations and the environment
  • Overseeing the provision of quotations for the manufacture of specialized goods and establishing contracts with customers and suppliers
  • Overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff

    Skill level