UNIT GROUP 1335 PRODUCTION MANAGERS
PRODUCTION MANAGERS plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the production activities of forestry, manufacturing and mining organisations including physical and human resources.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

    • determining, implementing and monitoring production strategies, policies and plans
    • planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
    • controlling the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of parts and tools
    • monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimise costs
    • informing other Managers about production matters
    • overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
    • directing research into production methods, and recommending and implementing initiatives
    • controlling the preparation of production records and reports
    • coordinating the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
    • directing staff activities and monitoring their performance

Occupations:

133511 Production Manager (Forestry)
133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing)
133513 Production Manager (Mining)


133511 PRODUCTION MANAGER (FORESTRY)

Alternative Title:

Forest Manager
Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the production activities of a forestry operation including physical and human resources.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:
Harvest Manager (Forestry)
Operations Manager (Forestry)


133512 PRODUCTION MANAGER (MANUFACTURING)

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the manufacturing activities of an organisation including physical and human resources.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Operations Manager (Production)
Plant Manager (Manufacturing) (Aus)
Works Manager (Manufacturing) (Aus)


133513 PRODUCTION MANAGER (MINING)

Alternative Titles:

Mine Manager
Mine Superintendent
Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the production activities of a mining operation including physical and human resources.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Quarry Manager