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: 1
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

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