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Production/Operations Industry Overview


Although the US manufacturing sector and its production and operations job functions continue in long-term decline, the industry is still a critical force in our economy in many important niches. For example, the US auto-parts manufacturing industry is made up of about 4,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $180 billion, according to Hoovers. Large creators of jobs in auto-parts production and operations include ArvinMeritor, Dana, Delphi, Lear, Visteon and the automotive division of Johnson Controls.

Production/Operations Job Market


On the front lines of production and operations, metal and plastic machine workers held nearly 940,000 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). There were more than 200,000 industrial engineers and just over 150,000 industrial production managers. All three jobs are expected to grow slower than the average for all occupations between 2010 and 2020.

Considering that it produces goods rather than services, the market for production and operations jobs is roiled by surprisingly complex forces. On the one hand, automation and offshore outsourcing continue to eliminate US jobs in production and manufacturing. On the other hand, the production and operations job opportunities that remain here are increasingly complex and require much broader and deeper skills than they did a few decades ago. The bottom line for those seeking production and operations employment: Highly skilled workers will remain in demand.

Common production and operations careers include production worker, machine operator, assembly operator, industrial manufacturing production scheduler, production engineer, production supervisor, production manager, operations manager, production operations manager, plant manager and director of operations.

Production/Operations Salaries


Metal and plastic machine workers earned median wages of $31,540 in May 2011, according to the BLS. Median pay for industrial production managers was $88,190; the 90th percentile earned $148,670. The median industrial engineer salary was $77,240.
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A career at Dyax is more than a job. Our goal to discover, develop, and commercialize novel therapeutic products takes a special type of person. If you're passionate about your work, motivated by a challenge, and deeply committed to what you do, you'll find like-minded individuals here at Dyax. Our environment cultivates innovation--empowering those who want to make a contribution, pursue new idea...
Auto req ID: 2403BR Job Posting Title: Facilities Engineer Person Type: Regular Posting Category: Industrial Operations & Product Supply Location: Rensselaer Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for t...
Auto req ID: 2243BR Job Posting Title: Sr. Manager-Technical Training Person Type: Regular Posting Category: Industrial Operations & Product Supply Location: Rensselaer Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medi...
Position Description: Morton Salt is currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our evaporated salt facility in Rittman, Ohio. This position is responsible for supervising production operations. Responsibilities include compliance with safety, environmental and quality regulations, performance management, equipment maintenance and training in a union environment. High School Diploma required...
Position Description: * Reads and interprets blueprints to plan setup and operation of all types of machine shop machine tools. * Uses full range of tools (hand, power, welding, machine shop equipment) to perform install, repair, rebuild or overhaul work of manufacturing or service equipment from blueprints, company manufacturing manuals, written or verbal instructions. * Starts up and shuts do...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Description DISH's Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Must be willing to work Friday through Sunday, from 5 AM to 5:30...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Description DISH's Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High High School diploma...
This position is located in our CA, Chula Vista facility Applies basic welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials. 1. Applies appropriate welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials. 2. Works from blueprints, engineering sketches, charts or work orders. 3. Lays out and marks points ...
Description DISH's Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, ...
At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. We are expanding!!! Position Objective: Responsible for children enrolled in your classroom, writing and implementing lesson plans, parent communications and all other day to day operations. Primary Respons...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Description DISH Network has an employment opportunity for individuals with energy, intellect, and the need to achieve as a Material Handler Requirements High School diploma or GED equivalent required and six months related experience and/or training. Good written and oral communication skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction...
Description DISH's Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Requirements SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple inst...
At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. Position Summary: These positions play an integral role as part of the Store Management Team. Each has the responsibility of management and supervision of all Associates in these areas. Responsibilities inclu...

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