Manufacturing Manager job description

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Job brief

We are hoping to employ an effective and organized Manufacturing Manager to oversee the daily operations of a manufacturing facility. They will coordinate, plan, and direct all the activities that go into the production process, improving efficiency and productivity.


  • Establish goals for production, and coordinate a plan to meet those goals.
  • Ensure production stays on schedule.
  • Assure products meet quality standards.
  • Write production reports.
  • Analyze production data and optimize for efficiency.
  • Direct an efficient layout of equipment and flow of materials.
  • Ensure workers and equipment meet performance and safety requirements.
  • Watch for hiccups in the process, and look for opportunities to improve operations.
  • Hire, train, and assess the performance of workers.
  • Support workers as questions, concerns, or feedback arise.
  • Supervise staff and delegate tasks to employees.
  • Communicate with other departments, such as the financial department to establish budgets, HR department to hire new workers, or the logistics department to ensure the delivery of products.


  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, business, or engineering
  • Prior management and manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent team-building and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage cross-functional team members
  • Technical competencies in manufacturing (e.g. technical drawings, blueprints, CAD/CAM)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other industry software

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