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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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Immediate Openings for DAY and NIGHT Shifts! Minimum 5 years experience in Lathe OR Mill operation. *If you do not have 5 years experience, please DO NOT apply for this position. Job Duties: The primary function of this position is to be able to set up, program, and operate CNC Lathe machines or Mill Machines according to Hunting procedures and engineering blue prints. · Demonstrated ability ...
This position is located in our UT, Salt Lake City facility Working on the Fiber to the Home Project in Salt Lake City, the Field (HUT) Construction Manager will manage and direct the activities of multiple functional areas of construction associated with construction of Fiber Hut construction and build-out of all LCP legs across the network "footprint" for the assigned Hut design. Employees at ...
This position is located in our UT, Salt Lake City facility In coordination and with direction from Market Manager, responsible for the overall Operations management of a large subset of construction projects within a geographic region. Responsible for reporting Operations Production, financial and business metrics, Ensures construction projects are completed on time, quality and to the client's ...
This position is located in our CA, Chula Vista facility Applies basic pipefitting processes to join, surface, fabricate, repair, or replace piping systems. 1. Applies basic pipefitting processes to join, surface, fabricate, repair, or replace piping systems (steel, cuni, etc.). 2. Works from blueprints, engineering sketches, charts, or work orders. 3. Uses measuring tools and related equipmen...
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...
Description DISH is an innovative industry leader distinguished by its pioneering spirit. Since our establishment in 1980, we've been the ideal workplace for people with adventurous spirit and creativity, who are smart risk takers and aggressive winners - all those for whom the status quo just isn't enough. Our Fortune 200 Company continues to define the curve in television entertainment. We are ...
Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES...
Overview: Agfa Corporation has an exciting opportunity for an Manufacturing Supervisor III to join our team. This position has 12 hour shifts that rotate (Days & Nights) on a monthly basis. Agfa Corporation's plate manufacturing facility located in Somerville, New Jersey produces analog as well as thermal, visible light and chemistry-free digital plates that offer advanced solutions for differen...
Responsible for general duties involving physical handling of product, materials, supplies and equipment. - Maintain orderly and clean work area in compliance with Company safety and sanitation requirements. - Operate industrial power equipment - Restock and replenish as appropriate. - Perform general maintenance. - Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures. - Fill in f...
Overview: Agfa HealthCare Corporation has an exciting opportunity for a North American Product Manager- Team Lead. The Product Manager will lead the product marketing strategy and ensure business development goals are met. This position may be based out of the following location(s) and surrounding area: Remote Responsibilities: Responsibilities Establishes product requirements with input fr...
Overview: Agfa HealthCare, a member of the Agfa-Gevaert Group, is a leading global provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions. The company has nearly a century of healthcare experience and has been a pioneer on the healthcare IT market since the early 1990's. Today, Agfa HealthCare designs, develops and delivers state-of-the-art systems for capturing, managing and processing diagn...
Responsibilities: Agfa HealthCare, a part of the Agfa-Gevaert Group, is a leading provider of integrated IT solutions, state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging and contrast media solutions for hospitals and other healthcare centers. Agfa HealthCare has over a century of healthcare experience in diagnostic imaging and has been a pioneer on the healthcare IT market since the early 1990s. Over the years,...
Overview: Agfa HealthCare is a leading medical imaging and information management company, providing solutions for hospitals worldwide. With Agfa HealthCare products, hospitals provide more efficient and effective care for patients. Using the latest technologies, Agfa's solutions are revolutionizing how patients are diagnosed and treated, ultimately saving lives. As a pioneer in our field, we tak...
Overview: Agfa Corporation has an exciting opportunity for a Packaging Specialist. Agfa, is a world leader in prepress solutions for the commercial, newspaper and packaging printing industries. In addition, we are quickly expanding our assortment for the fast-growing market of industrial inkjet printing with the development of state-of-the-art printers and inks for applications such as billboard...
Overview: Agfa Corporation has an exciting opportunity for a Physical Logistical Supervisor (Warehouse Supervisor) to join our team. This is a regular full-time position. Agfa Graphics, is a world leader in prepress solutions for the commercial, newspaper and packaging printing industries. In addition, we are quickly expanding our assortment for the fast-growing market of industrial inkjet print...
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. JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of basic administrative and ana...
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 and safe environment. • Focus on core processes to deliver expected outputs daily, weekly, monthly. • Lead team to maximize p...
Description DISH Network has an employment opportunity for individuals with energy, intellect, and the need to achieve as an Administrative Assistant. Requirements High School diploma or equivalent 1 year of experience Previous administrative experience a plus. Excellent PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet. Previous Oracle data base knowledge a plus. Good ...
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: B.S. in Engineering fie...
Responsible for the management of the production department to ensure the efficient production of highest quality product at the lowest cost in meeting customer demands. - Ensure all facility equipment is maintained up to company standards - Ensure plant is in compliance with all federal and state regulations along with company policy/procedure - Monitor QI daily and provide recommendations to sol...

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