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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 SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple inst...
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/or EXPERIENCE: Four year degree fro...
Responsible for day to day activities of directing, controlling and coordinating all phases of the Maintenance Department (25MM cases or more). Support plant facilities and equipment maintenance to produce quality products in an efficient and profitable manner. - Ensure Maintenance Department compliance with all company policies and procedures - Assist in the selection, supervision, and developm...
The Quality Assurance Supervisor is responsible for the direction of all Quality Assurance functions in the manufacturing facility. This includes: - Direction of all QA associates. - Maintaining corporate and franchise partner standards, - Environmental Health & Safety, - Any special projects relating to Quality Assurance. - Establishes operational procedures in co-operation with Quality Assur...
Coca-Cola is made up of the people who make, market and distribute happiness, in the form of refreshing drinks throughout North America. The Coca-Cola Customer Care Team installs, repairs, removes and replaces vending machines, fountain equipment and coolers to ensure our products are readily available and meet the highest quality standards possible for customer consumption. At Coca-Cola, career ...
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 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 ...
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...
- 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...
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...
The purpose of the Manager, Supply Chain Initiative role is to provide strategic leadership, direction, and vision focusing on Field Operations within the Supply Chain. This position will chart the future direction of Field Operations, utilizing processes and technologies that will make it part of a world class Supply Chain organization. This individual must be a highly skilled professional with e...
- Responsible for troubleshooting and providing immediate preventative and corrective maintenance support to production lines and facilitating change-over. - Troubleshoot equipment problems and perform immediate repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment. - Overhaul and install new equipment. - Rebuild and fabricate parts. - Perform facility maintenance and maintain clean and safe work ...
Responsible for supervising the warehousing and shipping of incoming and outgoing materials. Supervises warehouse personnel. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Supervise the daily activities of the warehouse. - Schedule warehouse team members to meet the demands of the facility. - Allocate necessary space for stock rotation. - Assist and maintain appropriate inventory levels...
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...
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...
Responsible for supervising the warehousing and shipping of incoming and outgoing materials. Supervises warehouse personnel. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Supervise the daily activities of the warehouse. - Schedule warehouse team members to meet the demands of the facility. - Allocate necessary space for stock rotation. - Assist and maintain appropriate inventory levels...
The primary duty of this position is provide direct support and management over CCR fleet site supervisors including coaching, mentoring and providing tactical execution and administrative guidance. Provides feedback to Fleet Operation Regional and Corporate management as required. Works as field leadership to ensure Market Unit teams execute Corporate strategic plans, adhere to federal, state and...
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...
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...

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