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Career and Education Opportunities for Industrial Production Managers

In general, industrial production managers plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Industrial Production Manager

Industrial Production Manager video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Industrial production managers inspect operations and talk with technical or administrative staff to deal with production or processing problems. They also inspect processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints. Equally important, industrial production managers have to hire and discharge staff, and resolve personnel grievances. They are often called upon to direct and recommend processes for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines. Finally, industrial production managers direct and schedule the production, processing and marketing efforts of industrial organizations.

Every day, industrial production managers are expected to be able to think through problems and come up with general rules. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings. It is also important that they articulate ideas and problems.