90010 – Manufacturing managers



90010 – Manufacturing managers
Manufacturing managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or of a production department within a manufacturing establishment, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager. They are employed by manufacturing companies.


Index of titles
Assistant vice-president – goods production, utilities and transport
Automobile interior fittings production manager
Automobile production manager
Business manager - manufacturing
Cannery manager
Clothing factory manager
Container manufacturing manager
Dairy plant manager
Director of operations - manufacturing
Distillery manager
Factory superintendent
Field director - manufacturing
Fish-processing plant manager
Flour mill manager
Food and beverage production manager
Food production manager
Food-processing plant manager
Foundry manager
Furniture factory manager
Industrial and manufacturing production manager
Logistics manager - manufacturing
Lumber mill manager
Manufacturing company manager
Manufacturing industry manager
Manufacturing manager
Manufacturing operations manager
Manufacturing plant manager
Manufacturing plant superintendent
Manufacturing quality assurance director
Metal works fabrication manager
Mill manager
Mill superintendent
Motor vehicle assembly plant manager
Operations manager - manufacturing
Operations manager - public utilities
Packaging manufacturing plant manager
Paper mill manager
Pickling plant manager
Plant assistant manager
Plant manager
Plastic products-manufacturing plant manager
Printing manager
Printing plant manager
Product line manager
Production chief
Production head
Production manager - manufacturing
Production manager - printing
Production operations manager
Production planner
Production planning coordinator
Production planning manager
Production senior coordinator
Production superintendent
Pulp and paper mill manager
Quality-control services manager
Railway car production manager
Railway rolling stock production manager
Refinery superintendent
Rubber products-manufacturing plant manager
Senior plant manager
Steel mill manager
Textile mill manager
Textile spinning-mill manager
Textile spinning-plant manager
Tire plant manager
Tool production department manager
Winery manager


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or the operations or production department of a manufacturing establishment
Develop and implement plans to efficiently use materials, labour and equipment to meet production targets
Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget
Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products
Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work
Direct quality control inspection system and develop production reporting procedures
Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines
Hire, supervise and train or oversee training of employees in the use of new equipment or production techniques.


Employment requirements
Completion of a college or university program in engineering or business administration is usually required.
Five to ten years of supervisory experience in manufacturing are required.


Additional information
Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience.


Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities (00015)
Utilities managers (90011)
Managers in transportation (70020)
Facility operation and maintenance managers (70012)