Profession industrial production manager

Industrial production managers oversee the operations and the resources needed in industrial plants and manufacturing sites for a smooth running of the operations. They prepare the production schedule by combining the requirements of clients with the resources of the production plant. They organise the journey of incoming raw materials or semi finished products in the plant until a final product is delivered by coordinating inventories, warehouses, distribution, and support activities.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Industrial engineering

    The field of engineering concerned with the development, improvement, and implementation of complex processes and systems of knowledge, people, equipment, etc.

  • Cleaning industry health and safety measures

    Preventive and interventional methods used in the cleaning industry to maintain health and safety for all workers and tertiary persons.

Skills

  • Plan health and safety procedures

    Set up procedures for maintaining and improving health and safety in the workplace.

  • Oversee assembly operations

    Give technical instructions to assembly workers and control their progress to ensure compliance with quality standards and to check that the goals set in the production plan are met.

  • Manage resources

    Manage personnel, machinery and equipment in order to optimise production results, in accordance with the policies and plans of the company.

  • Manage staff

    Manage employees and subordinates, working in a team or individually, to maximise their performance and contribution. Schedule their work and activities, give instructions, motivate and direct the workers to meet the company objectives. Monitor and measure how an employee undertakes their responsibilities and how well these activities are executed. Identify areas for improvement and make suggestions to achieve this. Lead a group of people to help them achieve goals and maintain an effective working relationship among staff.

  • Control financial resources

    Monitor and control budgets and financial resources providing capable stewardship in company management.

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Define quality standards

    Define, in collaboration with managers and quality experts, a set of quality standards to ensure compliance with regulations and help achieve customers' requirements.

  • Meet deadlines

    Ensure operative processes are finished at a previously agreed-upon time.

  • Liaise with industrial professionals

    Establish relationships with engineers, geologists, hydrologists and hydrogeologists, and other industrial professionals.

  • Adjust production schedule

    Adjust work schedule in order to maintain permanent shift operation.

  • Check material rescources

    Verify that all requested resources are delivered and in good working order. Notify the appropriate person or people of any problems related to technical and material resources.

  • Oversee production requirements

    Oversee production processes and prepare all the resources needed to maintain an efficient and continuous flow of production.

  • Create manufacturing guidelines

    Draft procedures and guidelines to ensure that government and industry regulations are met by manufacturers in both international and domestic markets.

  • Manage supplies

    Monitor and control the flow of supplies that includes the purchase, storage and movement of the required quality of raw materials, and also work-in-progress inventory. Manage supply chain activities and synchronise supply with demand of production and customer.

  • Adhere to organisational guidelines

    Adhere to organisational or department specific standards and guidelines. Understand the motives of the organisation and the common agreements and act accordingly.

  • Assess impact of industrial activities

    Analyse data to estimate the impact of industrial activities on resource availability and groundwater quality.

Optional knowledge and skills

check quality of raw materials inspect material assess supplier risks analyse production processes for improvement define manufacturing quality criteria check quality of products on the production line industrial software adapt production levels analyse supply chain strategies develop manufacturing policies analyse goal progress develop business plans schedule production