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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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PCB Assembly Supervisor Sierra Circuit, Inc is seeking individuals with positive attitude who enjoy working in a fast pace environment and have the demonstrated desire and ability to thrive in a challenging, fast paced work environment. The PCB Assembly Supervisor is responsible for all assembly processes to ensure continued growth as directed by management. Primary Responsibilities: Create, im...
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...
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. Must be willing to work Friday through Sunday, from 5 AM to 5:30...
Description DISH Network has an employment opportunity for individuals with energy, intellect, and the need to achieve as a Material Handler Requirements High School diploma or GED equivalent required and six months related experience and/or training. Good written and oral communication skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction...
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 Bachelor's of Science...
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: High High School diploma...
Description Handles the unloading of all cartons, store returns, palletizes cartons for store shipments, loads trailers to maximize cube, sorts cartons, which includes feeding and manual breakdown and operates various pieces of material handling equipment (MHE) to include the forklift, reach truck and turret truck. Description of duties and task essential job functions Open doors: Open and set ...
Description Handles the unloading of all cartons, store returns, palletizes cartons for store shipments, loads trailers to maximize cube, sorts cartons, which includes feeding and manual breakdown and operates various pieces of material handling equipment (MHE) to include the forklift, reach truck and turret truck. Description of duties and task essential job functions Open doors: Open and set ...
Description Handles the unloading of all cartons, store returns, palletizes cartons for store shipments, loads trailers to maximize cube, sorts cartons, which includes feeding and manual breakdown and operates various pieces of material handling equipment (MHE) to include the forklift, reach truck and turret truck. Description of duties and task essential job functions Open doors: Open and set ...
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...
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...
Ensures all logistics activities for a fast-paced Distribution Center are operating efficiently and effectively. (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 Central ...
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...
Provide 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 pr...
Responsible for handling the movement process for beverage machines, including staging equipment and loading onto trucks, notifying division of shortages/overages and processing serial numbers and warranties. Also receives new equipment and ensures proper asset handling.. Responsible for handling the movement process for beverage machines, including staging equipment and loading onto trucks, noti...
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 area. ...
ATK is a premier aerospace and defense company with more than 15,500 employees in 21 states, Puerto Rico and internationally. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or a military operation. We are the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of space systems, and the nation’s l...
Lead and manage the Quality Assurance Department to ensure the production of high quality product at the lowest cost, while meeting the demands of our customers. - Select, supervise, and develop Quality Assurance personnel - Ensure accuracy and efficiency of water processing, syrup-batching, and all QA testing and record-keeping - Monitor and enforce proper sanitation and housekeeping procedure...

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