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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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The Bilingual Lean Manufacturing Operations Manager whom we are seeking to join our Team will: Be Responsible For: - The Leadership and Development of approximately 200 Production Workers, Team Leaders, Supervisors and Delivery Personnel - Both Day Shift and Night Shift - The Fabrication, Delivery and Customer Satisfaction of our Products - The Promotion of, Adherence to, and Sustaining of what we...
Description The Program Manager 2 - TSS STARLite will be responsible for managing the STARLite Sustainment Program with PdM-SAMR. The tasks include the oversight of Factory Test Equipment development and implementation at the Army’s Depot at Tobyhanna, implementation of STARLite OFP upgrades based on operational performance, management of OCONUS and CONUS FSR responsibilities in support of the war...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking a Software Engineer with experience in Electronic Warfare (ESM and ECM) systems, to be responsible for design, development, and integration of software components for application development with various real-time embedded platforms. The work will involve design, development, integration, debugging, and verification of software and drivers, primarily in C/C+...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking a Software Engineer with experience in Electronic Warfare (ESM and ECM) systems, to be responsible for design, development, and integration of software components for application development with various real-time embedded platforms. The work will involve design, development, integration, debugging, and verification of software and drivers, primarily in C/C+...
Description We’re a team of professionals, collaborating to achieve our goals. Our teams work with pride across business units toward a common goal: global security. Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it’s work that makes a difference. Join us and launch your career. We’ll support you with...
Description Northrop Grumman Maritime Systems Division is seeking an International Trade Compliance Analyst 3 for our facility in Charlottesville, VA. The qualified individual will become part of the Navigation and Maritime Systems Export/Import Management organization, working to ensure compliance with export laws that enhance foreign policy and protect national security. Responsibilities include...
Description Position: Section Manager, System Integration and Test Department, Eastern Region Engineering (Rolling Meadows, IL) This is a dual-role section manager position, which comprises both management of the Rolling Meadows Systems Integration, Test, and Evaluation groups (section management), as well as the performance of individual productive work on a program or several programs. This indi...
Description Northrop Grumman Maritime Systems, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is looking for a Welding Technician. The primary responsibility of the Welding Technician, under general supervision, and instruction, is to set-up and operate conventional welding tools and equipment to produce required weldments to support production and facility needs. The Welding Technician will be required to...
Description The Sensors and Systems Technician will perform a variety of simple to complex tasks involving testing, operating, trouble-shooting calibrating, constructing, repairing and assembly over a broad spectrum of technologies, utilizing manual and automatic equipment, Utilize and create repair techniques, assembly techniques and procedures. Other tasks to be performed include: collecting, re...
Description Developing leading-edge navigation solutions with fiber-optic technology. Integrating “all glass cockpits” that help the warfighter in any weather, day or night. Improving state-of-the art sensors and radars. Success stories like these are why Northrop Grumman, Electronic Systems (ES) Woodland Hills, CA campus is an industry leader. If you’re searching for a career where you can be par...
Description The Advanced Technology Lab of Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems located in Linthicum, MD is seeking a Engineering Manager 1 - Fab Production. The chosen candidate will be the Manager for daytime manufacturing operations and will be responsible for directing, planning, and managing several semiconductor fabrication labs. The Engineering Manager for Fab Production is responsible the d...
Description The sector Program Execution and Assessment lead will be responsible for ensuring superior program performance after program launch throughout program execution. They will support non-advocate reviews (NAR’s) dedicated to enhancing the way we identify and manage operational risks and opportunities. In the program execution phase responsibilities include conducting program assessments t...
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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply CNC Lathe MasterCAM Programmer Set-up Operator Orange, CA; Anaheim, CA Full-Time $50,000 - $70,000 Apply Apply CNC Lathe MasterCAM Programmer Set-up Operator Orange, CA; Anaheim, CA Full-Time $50,000 - $70,000 Apply Job Details We have an outstanding opportunity for a CNC Lathe Programmer / Set-up / Operator...
Position Description: Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW), the #1 manufacturer and distributor of automotive glass in the United States, has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor. This position will be located at our fabricating plant in Crestline, OH. We offer an exciting and fast paced working environment, challenging responsibility, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. Respo...
Auto req ID: 2155BR Job Posting Title: Cleaning Technician Person Type: Regular Posting Category: Production & Manufacturing Additional 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...
Job Requisition Number:42120 The Role: Control of on-air graphics including lower third banners, full screen graphics, sponsorship banners, and live, just in, breaking, exclusive, and moments ago bugs. Coordinate cues with producers, control room headlines writer, director, and technical director to ensure graphics reach air properly. Proofread and cache graphics making sure they are created corre...
Job 112-Planner scheduler MRP -80-85k BOM MRP schedule work orders understand how many machines are needed for a job orders contact customers on the progress of the job order inventory material manufacturing experience location: West Covina, Ca. Pay: 80-85K direct hire with benefits company: www.work22.com Please send resume to ***** and then call Gary 323-456-0418 M-f 9-5...
Job 25 Plant Manager - MRP Plant manager 105-120K P&L experience Production floor with machines (e.g., cnc machines, punch press ,assembler, etc.). Supervise 85 employees.​ Lean manufacturing experience 5s Kaizen kanban MRP software hire and fire employees One will oversee production,warehouse, and safety EHS location: Covina, Ca. Pay: 105-120 yearly salary plus bonus Direct hire with benefits aft...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire Executive Assistant/Technical Customer Service Support/Purchasing Support job in Itasca, IL. You must have experience working in a hybrid role with experience in administrative support, technical customer service, and purchasing. Experience working for an engineering or HVAC firm is helpful. This position is offering a competitive salary and benefits package....

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