• Industrial Production Managers
  • Business, Management and Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 104,630
    $67,200 range bar $167,790
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Industrial production managers plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources needed for manufacturing products within cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

What do they typically do

  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances
  • Review processing schedules or production orders to decide about inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments
  • Develop budgets or approve expenditures for supplies, materials, or human resources, efficiently using materials, labor, or equipment to meet production targets
  • Review operations and resolve production or processing problems through discussion with technical or administrative staff
  • Set and monitor product standards to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality
  • Develop or establish production tracking or quality control systems to analyze and find problems in production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports
  • Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records
  • Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations
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