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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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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...
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/or EXPERIENCE: Four year degree fro...
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, ...
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...
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, ...
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...
Description Since 1996, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable of turning ideas and strategies into world-class results. The Commercial Operations team has been a key ...
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...
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...
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...
Are you looking for a stable production job in Kent? Tired of working the old 9-5 schedule at minimum wage? Earn $12/hour while working a 12-hour rotating day or graveyard schedule that fits your lifestyle. Plus, fatten that wallet with overtime! Bring your quality production experience to a reputable Northwest manufacturer where you will take pride in what you do. Do you enjoy machine operation,...
Responsible for the hands-on operation of automated injection/blow molding equipment in a safe and efficient manner to achieve optimal results. Operates production equipment to achieve optimal results. Performs mechanical troubleshooting. Makes adjustments and repairs on machinery in the assigned designated work area as authorized by cell leader under site guidelines of centerlining. Monitors ...
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the hands-on operation of automated injection/blow molding equipment in a safe and efficient manner to achieve optimal results. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Operates production equipment to achieve optimal results. Performs mechanical troubleshooting. Makes adjustments and repairs on machinery in the assigned designated work area as authorized under site guide...
Ensures team members practice safe work habits, and follows and enforces all safety rules and policies. Leads associates to help ensure efficient bottle and container production. Ensures products are in accordance with customer specified requirements. Ensures the Plant's Quality Policy, Operational Procedures and high production standards are maintained at all times. Ensures products are in acc...
Are you looking for consistent work where you can go home feeling proud of what you accomplished that day? Manpower is looking for detail oriented warehouse people that want to deliver a quality product, day in and day out.While working with this reputable Northwest Company, who creates and distributes high quality cosmetic facial products, you can expect to perform the following duties:• Light li...
Job Description: This position is for Unigen Newark, California facility. The operations in Newark primarily include but not limited to SMT, Box-Build, and PSC (Programming Services Center) within both NPI and volume production environments. The following are the key tasks: - Plan, direct, and coordinate the manufacturing of products in compliance with company goals and objectives. - Effective ...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Tool Maker Union, NJ; Maplewood, NJ Contract N/A Apply Apply Tool Maker Union, NJ; Maplewood, NJ Contract N/A Apply Job Details If you are a Tool Maker with Progressive Tool and CNC Mills 3+ years of experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Financially Sound company 2. Healt...
Manager Claims CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilit...
Production Supervisor A leading wholesale distributor located in Memphis, TN. is searching for an energetic and dedicated person to become our Productions Supervisor. Primary responsibilities are to manage all in-house print production for our customers and to ensure the timely production of quality products that meet or exceed customer expectations. Supervisor must ensure compliance with all com...
Micro Systems Engineering, Inc (MSEI) is a pioneer in developing innovative technologies and medical devices that save and enhance the quality of life for millions of individuals living with cardiovascular disorders. The company is dedicated to the design and construction of implantable medical devices for cardiac rhythm management. With more than 30 years of experience, our growing success is bas...

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