Manufacturing managers

NOC 90010
Manufacturing and Operations
Average Salary

$ 89,440

Demand Level
medium demand career
  • Manufacturing & Operations Management
Manufacturing and Operations

Job 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. They are employed by manufacturing companies.

More about this career

  • 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


  • 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.

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