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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 Title: Railcar/Forklift Operator Requisition Number: TACOMA-4005 Interest Category: Manufacturing Hourly/Salary: Hourly City: Tacoma State: Washington Country: United States Shift: Variable Job Description: The shipping forklift/railcar operator will report to the shipping supervisor and will be responsible for Safety, Quality, & Operations to the equipment he/she is operating. We are...
Description SUMMARY/GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB: Serves as the primary point of contact for compiling, recording, updating and maintaining current data for entry in the automated work management system. The data source is from various work documents such as service calls, work requests, preventive maintenance work, and indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) project work orders. Functions ...
Job Title: Safety Coordinator Requisition Number: PULASKI-3635 Interest Category: Manufacturing Hourly/Salary: Salary City: Pulaski State: Virginia Country: United States Shift: Days Job Description: As a member of the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Department reporting to the EH&S Manager, the Safety Coordinator is responsible for making decisions around day-to-day safety issues th...
Job Title: Machine Operator Requisition Number: TAC PRD-3874 Interest Category: Manufacturing Hourly/Salary: Hourly City: Tacoma State: Washington Country: United States Shift: Variable Job Description: The machine operator will report to the lead/supervisor on shift and will be responsible for Safety, Quality, & Operations to the equipment he/she is operating. Accordingly, will operate d...
Job Title: Maintenance Electrician Requisition Number: PERU-3946 Interest Category: Manufacturing Hourly/Salary: Hourly City: Peru State: Illinois Country: United States Shift: Variable Job Description: ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY You're the kind of Electrician who is detail oriented and a driven professional who desires to succeed. You excel at preventative maintenance for your facility and a...
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...
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...
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...
Responsible for day to day activities of directing, controlling and coordinating all phases of the Maintenance Department (15MM to 25MM cases). - 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 devel...
SUMMARY Manages Production Planning activities for the Toronto Facility. Represents Toronto’s role in alignment with TIMET’s supply chain objectives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Supply Chain Management: enable supply chain plan compliance with commercial, NASC, outside services, and the melt shops; actual vs. plan variance resolution; supply chain conflict resolution. Demand Management: demand plan fu...
ATK is seeking an Engineering Technician for our Elk River, MN location. Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, ATK Armament Systems is a leading innovator and producer of advanced weapons that provide the warfighter superior battlefield capabilities. The division specializes in creating low-cost, highly reliable and precise munitions for artillery and mortar systems and is a world leader in devel...
The goals for this role will be to organize, grow, manage and motivate the Market Unit Field function teams, develop and implement processes to enhance cross-enterprise integration. This leader will directly lead the Market Unit's Distribution Center Leads with accountability for Delivery, Warehousing and DSD planning, Customer Service, DOT & Regulatory Compliance, OSHA, Labor Negotiations & Produ...
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...
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...
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...
Driving DOT truck, inventory equipment & parts, computer skills needed & lifting & moving heavy equipment. Three days a week travel to Jax to Tallahassee no overnights Must have class A or B CDL, Inventory experience, computer skills Responsible for warehouse inventory maintenance and reconciliation on a daily basis. - Count all full goods and raw materials in the warehouse on a daily basis, ma...
Monday - Friday 5AM to 5PM (must have flexible schedule) Responsible for performing routine clerical duties in accordance with standard administrative office procedures. - Answer and direct telephone calls. - Data entry. - Filing and other administrative duties. - Handle routine correspondence, including mail and faxes. - Interface with customers. - Prepare business reports and presentations. - ...
Material Handler - Forklift Operators 1st & 2nd shift Ace Hardware - Prince George, VA In our Ace Hardware Retail Support Centers (RSC), our employees are the most important tools of our trade. Our RSC is currently looking for a number of good candidates twith forklift experience o join our team as Material Handlers. Working in our fast-paced distribution facility, you will drive to the Receiv...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Position description Job Goals: Su...

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