Production & OperationsProduction Manager

Production Managers oversee the production systems and workers at the plant.

Production Manager

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If you’re a work-with-your-hands kind of person who has great leadership skills then you’ll thrive in the position of Production Manager. You’ll be accountable for the results of your plant and relevant work processes. Being able to see and understand the bigger picture of the petrochemical process is a key to success in this role.

Safety is a top priority. Ensuring all environmental, health, and safety rules are being followed is key. You'll lead by example and provide coaching to employees to strive for continuous improvement. Your goal is an accident free work environment.

As a leader, you’ll also need to work with other department heads to ensure that the process is as efficient and effective as possible. You'll align plant operations with your company's goals and strategies.

In order to qualify for this job, previous hands-on experience working on the production floor is helpful. Additional education in management or technical fields can also make you stand out. Look for training courses to give your resume a boost.

Critical Skills

  • Business Fundamentals
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Coordination with Multiple Departments
  • Health, Safety and Environment Practices
  • Leadership
  • Operations Analysis and Monitoring
  • Process Management
  • Team Player
  • Train and Motivate Others

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance of all environmental health and safety regulations
  • Facilitate employee development
  • Develop annual and long-term operating budgets
  • Conduct monthly analysis to ensure costs are in compliance with budgetary goals
  • Direct implementation and continuous improvement of all safety standards and practices
  • Coordinate production, processing, and distribution activities
  • Develop quality control systems to help identify production problems
  • Work with other supervisors to coordinate operations
  • Prepare production reports and personnel records

Specific job titles and duties vary by employer so check for details.

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Salary: $25-40/hour


My Interests
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Having Independence

Managing People

Teaching

Improving Processes

Learning & Growing

Working with Data

Physical Activity

Writing Reports and Documentation

Caring for the Environment

Managing Things

Quiet Work Place

Avoiding Risk

Avoiding Stress

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Required Education

Bachelor's degree in engineering

Preferred Education

Additional certificates such as Lean Certification. Operations or finance experience is needed.


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