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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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Entegris Job ID 2014-2384 Posted Date 10/14/2014 Job Location US-MA-Billerica Category Facilities & EH&S Shift 1st Company Overview and Values: For more than 40 years, Entegris has been a provider of critical products and materials used in advanced high-technology manufacturing. These products and materials are often used to make the building blocks of many of the world's most complex micro...
Entegris is seeking an Engineering Technician in our Danbury, CT location. This position will support the products within our Specialty Gases business. The core of the product line is a family of patented gas packaging products and specialty materials. The person in this role will have direct impact on product development activities and will have the ability to interact with a broader team to deve...
Go to: www.manpowerjobs.com and create your profile. General labor and production - all shifts available - flexible work schedules, part time - full time - 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts available, even weekend work is an option. This is a great job that will keep you busy and allow you to earn weekly pay. This job is supporting food manufacturing, food production and packaging. For immediate interviews ...
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. In the United States and Canada, Sai...
Food production and manufacturing - packaging, assembly line and bakery support. General labor and production - all shifts available - flexible work schedules, part time - full time - 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts available, even weekend work is an option. This is a great job that will keep you busy and allow you to earn weekly pay. This job is supporting food manufacturing, food production,and packagi...
Go to: www.manpowerjobs.com and create your profile. General labor and production - all shifts available - flexible work schedules, part time - full time - 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts available, even weekend work is an option. This is a great job that will keep you busy and allow you to earn weekly pay. This job is supporting food manufacturing, food production and packaging. For immediate interviews ...
Go to: www.manpowerjobs.com and create your profile. General labor and production - all shifts available - flexible work schedules, part time - full time - 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts available, even weekend work is an option. This is a great job that will keep you busy and allow you to earn weekly pay. This job is supporting food manufacturing, food production and packaging. For immediate interviews ...
Manufacturing Positions - Are you a night owl? Now hiring for 2nd Shift Manufacturing positions in Auburn! Your duties may include: • Machine operation • Forklift operation • General labor • Other duties as assigned The successful candidate: • Is able to lift up to 50 lbs on a consistent basis • Is able to remain standing for an entire shift • Has prior related labor, manufacturing, or m...
Go to: www.manpowerjobs.com and create your profile. General labor and production - all shifts available - flexiible work schedules, part time - full time - 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts available, even weekend work is an option. This is a great job that will keep you busy and allow you to earn weekly pay. This job is supporting food manufacturing, food production,and packaging. For immediate interviews...
Go to: www.manpowerjobs.com and create your profile. General labor and production - all shifts available - flexible work schedules, part time - full time - 1st 2nd and 3rd shifts available, even weekend work is an option. This is a great job that will keep you busy and allow you to earn weekly pay. This job is supporting food manufacturing, food production and packaging. For immediate interviews ...
A Northern Colorado leading organization is currently seeking Machinist pursuing an awesome career path. Responsiblities: Machinist are responsible for setting up, operating and maintaining machines within a manufacturing industrial setting. This is a high level supervised position with limited tolerance. Looking for past CNC machine experience and tool making. -Perform routed operations of pre...
Job Purpose: Great opportunity with automotive manufacturing company producing components by assembling parts and subassemblies. Duties: * Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials. * Positions parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements. * Assembles components by examining co...
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We are currently looking for the right pulp and paper industry professionals for the great opportunities below. They are located in the Southeast , Northeast and the Southwest. Base salaries range from $80K to $130K depending on position and experience. They’re full-time salaried positions with generous relocation packages, benefits and bonus structure. apply with resume here! Please be sure to i...
Some have called fresh water “the next oil,” and A. O. Smith is well positioned as a global water technology company. We’re one of the world’s largest manufacturers of water heaters and the brand leader in North America, China, and India. We also manufacture water treatment equipment for residential and light commercial applications. Not bad for a company that’s been around nearly 140 years. With...
Come Join the Market Leader! Anixter is the world’s leading supplier of products used to connect voice, video, data, security systems, specialty electrical and electronic wire and cable for building construction, industrial maintenance and original equipment manufacturing. We’re also the leader in providing fasteners and C-class components to OEMs and production lines. We’re looking forPART TIME...
We offer an exciting opportunity for innovative, self-motivated Process Technicians who are looking for well-rounded, hands-on experience within a stable and unique industry. Plastipak is the largest privately-held plastic rigid manufacturer in North America, with global operations. In this role, you will be responsible for and have the authority for setting up and operating automated blow moldin...
Job Title- TSA Certified Warehouse Agent Shift- 1st-Full time Summary Warehouse agent processes freight in the warehouse. Forklift preferred. Essential Duties and responsibilites include, but not limited to the following: Receive ,count and document shipments arriving into the warehouse. Unload a trailer using forklift Receive merchandise from carriers/agents, load and unload trailers, loca...
R.C. Smith Company is seeking motivated cabinetmakers, general shop helpers and millwork installers that we can add to our team. We are a 49 year old family owned business that offers competitive wages, health insurance, a bonus program and workplace stability. We look forward to hearing from you! Send resumes to ***** or call us today at (952) 259-1000....
2nd Shift 5pm Start In need of several Order Selectors/Pullers Must be able to lift 50lbs Must be able to operate a Pallet Jack/Forklift Must have experience with a Cherry Picker Must have experience with Hand Scanners Must have good work ethic Perfect Attendance Must be able to pass an accuracy test with Pallet Jack and Hand Scanner Must pass a Drug Screen and Background Check NO CRIMIN...
Zoo Printing is one of the largest trade printing companies in the United States and we continue to grow every year. We pride ourselves on promoting from within, so there's tons of opportunity to grow with us. If you are passionate, hard working and enjoy a fast moving work environment, apply today. Job Description: The Boxer (Packer) will be responsible for general warehouse duties in a fast-p...

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