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ISCO 08 Code 1321      Manufacturing managers

Lead statement
Manufacturing managers plan, direct, and coordinate manufacturing production activities of large enterprises or as the manager of a small manufacturing company.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • 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 quotes for the manufacture of specialized goods and establishing contracts with customers and suppliers;
  • overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff.

Included occupations

  • Manufacturer
  • Manufacturing manager
  • Production and operations manager (manufacturing)

(NCvB; Mei 2010)