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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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Job Description: Carpinteria company is seeking warehouse associates for packaging, assembly, inventory and shipping and receiving. Minimum of 1 year exp. required. Must have reliable transportation. This is a Temp to Hire position. Company offers great benefits after going perm. Hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Only candidates willing to go to Carpinteria need apply! Apply for this great positio...
Responsible for the effective and efficient distribution of product and management of drivers within a specific territory. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Ensure adherence to delivery standards, efficiencies and regulatory requirements. - Manages drivers' delivery schedule and hours worked. - Establish and maintain positive customer relationships, resolving customer issues...
- Lead entire off-shift operations while delivering key performance indicators (safety, quality, cost and service). - Manage production, warehouse, quality and Maintenance teams. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Manage within labor and OPEX budget. - Monitors the production process, makes periodic checks and adjusts equipment or work practices according to standard operatin...
Responsible for the effective and efficient distribution of product and management of drivers within a specific territory. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Ensure adherence to delivery standards, efficiencies and regulatory requirements. - Manages drivers' delivery schedule and hours worked. - Establish and maintain positive customer relationships, resolving customer issues...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
We have an immediate need for an Assembler JOB DESCRIPTION Duties: -Process work orders by building PCB's and other related assemblies to build ETS equipment. - Reworking PCB's by applying ECN's. Work closley with engineers to build prototype assemblies and test fixtures - Build sub-assemblies and final assemblies using drawings and BOMs provided by the Documentation Services department - Te...
Responsible for supervision and scheduling of transport drivers or common carriers transporting finished goods to distribution centers. May also be responsible for warehouse operations. - Ensure/manage replenishment distribution to the distribution centers is effective and productive. - Create and prioritize product replenishments (IBT's) - High level of Customer Service focus and response requ...
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...
NOTE: This position is 2nd Shift. 12 PM to 2 am- 24/5 production Manufacturing Supervisor--Truesdale, MO. POSITION SUMMARY: Provides leadership for manufacturing hourly associates. Supervises hourly team leads associates in all aspects of manufacturing (production, maintenance, quality, warehousing and transportation) to ensure optimal output of core processes while maintaining a quality focus a...
Ensures all logistics activities for a Distribution Center are operating efficiently. (delivery, merchandising, and in some distribution centers warehouse) - Management, training, and development of all subordinate personnel. - Establish distribution goals, manage all delivery KBIs and review processes regularly. - Manage daily routes working closely with the Dispatch group to ensure route plan...
Provides leadership for the plant's manufacturing warehouse organization and serves on the plant's leadership team. Manages and develops manufacturing warehouse team leads/supervisor, inventory control and shipping & receiving personnel. . Provides warehousing guidance and oversight for all plant associates. . • Develop and execute 1yr and 3yr business plans supporting national/regional/local inv...
Responsible for the effective and efficient distribution of product and management of drivers within a specific territory. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Ensure adherence to delivery standards, efficiencies and regulatory requirements. - Manages drivers' delivery schedule and hours worked. - Establish and maintain positive customer relationships, resolving customer issues...
ATK’s Missile Defense and Controls division with an office located in Elkton, MD, is currently seeking 3 Machinists for a 2nd Shift position. ATK is a premier aerospace and defense company with more than 15,000 employees in 21 states, Puerto Rico and internationally, and revenues in excess of $4.8 billion. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a techn...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
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...
Production Maintenance Supervisor (2nd or 3rd Shift) Responsible for first line supervision for mechanics and electricians who maintain equipment within the production facility. Assists in establishing methods, controls and standards for the actual execution of maintenance work. - Staff, train, supervise, evaluate and develop team members. - Maintain equipment to ensure line efficiencies, improve...
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, ...
The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, the Company's portfolio features 16 billion dollar brands, including Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater, POWERADE, Georgia, Minute Maid and Simply in North America. Through the world’s largest bever...
Responsible for schedule and perform mechanical repairs and preventative maintenance on all company fleet vehicles. May be responsible for coaching team members. - Train, coach and provide day-to-day direction to team members as needed. - Coordinate and monitor department repair and employee work schedules. - Troubleshoot, diagnose and complete repairs on all types of fleet equipment. - Perform pr...

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