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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 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 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. 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 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. 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...
Warehouse - Operator Manufacturing and Distribution Middlesex NJ Pentad, a leader in providing services to the manufacturing, engineering, scientific, electronics and technology industries has an opening for a Warehouse Operations in Middlesex, NJ. This position is on-site with our client – a well-established leader in the design and manufacture of blending systems used in laboratory, cosmetics...
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 ...
Job Responsibilities: Plastipak offers an opportunity for mechanically inclined people who can multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced work environment! We are seeking a Machine Operator, who is responsible for operating a group of machines ( Blow Molding, Extrusion, Labelers, and/or Conveyors), completing preventative and corrective maintenance, meeting safety and quality requirements, and ultima...
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...
Exciting opportunity for a talented and driven Production Engineer to join fast-growing, young and ambitious manufacturing team at the forefront of the LED lighting revolution, supporting the scale up of our in-house SMT and PCB assembly operations. Great prospects for career advancement. Job Description: Focused on production of LED modules and PCB assembly using recently installed, brand new, ...
This is a great opportunity with a world class manufacturing organization! Job description The Manufacturing Manager is the leader for manufacturing plant functions for a defined area of the overall manufacturing plant. Works in cunjunction with, or has direct responsibility for diverse areas as Operations, Production Control, Human Resources, Maintenance, Shipping, and Receiving. As a key membe...
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...
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Operation of downstream production equipment (box maker, trimmer, stretch wrappers, casepackers, and palletizers) to achieve optimal results. * Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of downstream equipment. * Performs qualify assurance checks. * Other job-related duties as assigned. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Minimum of high school diploma or GED. * Basic me...
Job description Primary Operational Responsibilities: Ensure employees follow Standard Work and attain safety, quality, delivery, and productivity expectations Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports, in order to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs. Identify, correct, maintain and improve q...
We are currently looking for a Sr. Buyer for a growing manufacturing company in Livermore. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company and become part of a dynamic team. Candidates must have 5 years of experience as a Buyer in a manufacturing environment and excellent knowledge of Oracle. Responsible for obtaining material, components, equipment or services while optimizing the use...

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