Manufacturing Managers

(NOC 0911)

Career Description

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.

Duties May Include

  • 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.

Examples of Titles

Automobile production manager
Clothing factory manager
Distillery manager
Factory superintendent
Foundry manager
Manufacturing operations manager
Manufacturing plant manager
Production manager - manufacturing
Textile mill manager

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Comprehensive Engineering Bachelor; Honours
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Toronto Metropolitan University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

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Business Management (Direct Entry) Bachelor
Business Management Bachelor; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Food Science Technology (Hybrid Program) Diploma; Online; Advanced
Food Science Technology (Hybrid Program) Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
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Fleming College
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Diploma
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration and Computer Science Double Degree Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Business Administration and Mathematics Double Degree Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022