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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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Assembler Location: Juneau, WI 53039 Job Type: Temporary - Full Time Shift: First Shift Job Id: 72847 Base Pay: $8.50 Profession: Manufacturing/Production Date Posted: 09/30/2014 About the Position: The QTI Group is a privately owned human resources and staffing organization. Specializing in the placement of industrial, administrative, professional and executive talent, we partner with yo...
Basic Purpose: Install new equipment and molds, perform preventative maintenance, and provide needed service to machines and molds so to remain operational and provide product that meets both customer and company standard. Essential Functions Responsible for all machine preventative maintenance and repair to ensure operational efficiency. This includes the hydraulics systems, basic electric syst...
SIMCO Electronics originated in the heart of Silicon Valley in 1962 and was built on a foundation of dedication to customer service and commitment to technical superiority. Today, SIMCO Electronics is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with a worldwide network of laboratories and international field service teams providing localized support. SIMCO Electronics’ strategic emphasis is to provide enhan...
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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...
Fabrication inspector Well established ISO9001:2008 growing manufacturer of hydraulic reservoirs, fuel tanks, and custom fabrications is looking for an experienced floor inspector. This position requires a proven background and exposure to laser cutting, welding, forming and industrial paint processes. Positions are available on first or second shift. Ideal candidate will be well versed with curre...
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descript...
Auto req ID: 2403BR Job Posting Title: Facilities Engineer Person Type: Regular 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, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for t...
Auto req ID: 2243BR Job Posting Title: Sr. Manager-Technical Training Person Type: Regular 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, manufactures, and commercializes medi...
Reports To Store Manager General Purpose The primary responsibility of a Senior Assistant Manager is to assist the Store Manager in providing leadership and managing all processes of store operations to maximize store sales and profits. This position requires initiative, creativity and the ability to exercise independent judgment. This position is considered a developmental position, in prepar...
Position Description: Morton Salt is currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our evaporated salt facility in Rittman, Ohio. This position is responsible for supervising production operations. Responsibilities include compliance with safety, environmental and quality regulations, performance management, equipment maintenance and training in a union environment. High School Diploma required...
Position Description: * Reads and interprets blueprints to plan setup and operation of all types of machine shop machine tools. * Uses full range of tools (hand, power, welding, machine shop equipment) to perform install, repair, rebuild or overhaul work of manufacturing or service equipment from blueprints, company manufacturing manuals, written or verbal instructions. * Starts up and shuts do...
Position Description: Morton Salt is currently seeking Mill Operator for our Newark, California facility. The Mill Operator position require the ability to successfully complete the training and demonstrate the proficiency to operate an automatic or manual bagger, drive a forklift, plant laborer positions and operate equipment on a high speed packaging line. Operators must complete necessary shi...
CAM Programmer/ Machinist Tormach is expanding their technical support staff in the area of CAM software support and now seeking CNC Technical Advisors. Technical Advisors will guide customers with selection, use, and repair of Tormach CNC milling machines and lathes. You will also be involved with new product development including designing, prototyping, testing, and documenting new machines a...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
Description: This position will support Optum Population Health Management Shared Services. PHM-SS is responsible to deliver Case and Disease Management, Wellness, and NurseLine services to over 37.1 Million members across all Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial population. PHM-SS employs over 3,100 Nurses and Case Workers, 300 Health Coaches, 50 Medical Directors and Pharmacists who coordinate ca...

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