Manufacturing manager - Salary and Career
Production and operations managers in companies in the extractive, processing and public utilities industry

Manufacturing manager - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They exercise production management in the processing and mineral extraction industries, define and implement an operational plan, analyzing the demand for products, production capacity and auxiliary resources, drawing up a rationalization and cost reduction plan, investment plan, budget of expenses and needs of raw materials, plan production, scheduling labor and stoppages or interventions in machines, equipment and industrial instruments, manage work teams, administering salaries, admissions, dismissals, promotions and promoting the development of teams through courses and training, ensure and promote compliance with environmental protection actions and also with the rules of hygiene and safety at work, through guidance to their teams, develop and implement methods and techniques that aim to improve and optimize the production process, manage areas of maintenance, process engineering and logistics.

How much does an Manufacturing manager earn

A Manufacturing manager earns between $1.504 and $17.821 per month, with an average monthly salary of $5.335 and a median salary of $2.994 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 30.384 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Manufacturing manager

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 5.335 64.021 1.334 25
1º Quartile 1.504 18.043 376 7
Median Salary 2.994 35.928 749 14
3º Quartile 13.591 163.095 3.398 63
Higher Salary 17.821 213.855 4.455 83

Professional job categories

  • Senior members of the public power, managers of public interest organizations and companies, managers
    • managers
      • production and operations managers
        • production and operations managers in companies in the extractive, processing and public utilities industry

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Main workplaces

Production and operations managers in companies in the extractive, processing and public utilities industry these professionals work in areas related to mineral extraction, wholesale trade and trade intermediaries, retail trade, except vehicle trade, manufacturing of food and beverage products and chemical products. They are registered employees and work in teams, with occasional supervision, indoors and during daytime hours. Eventually, they work under pressure, leading to constant stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Production and operations managers in companies in the extractive, processing and public utilities industry

To join this occupational family, the worker needs a complete higher education course. They are usually trained in full or short-term engineering and the like. More than five years of professional experience is recommended. The production and operations manager is always looking for new technologies and constantly recycling.

Functions and activities of Manufacturing manager

Production and operations managers in companies in the extractive, processing and public utilities industry must:

  • managing people;
  • implanting technologies and innovations;
  • define operating plan;
  • planning production;
  • define operational plan;
  • communicate;
  • implant technologies and innovations;
  • plan production;
  • manage production and operation;
  • promote hygiene and safety conditions at work;
  • manage people;
  • ensure environmental preservation actions;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • production planning;

  • Activities

    • manage third-party service contracts;
    • contribute to the development of team job descriptions;
    • trigger contingency plans;
    • stimulate staff motivation;
    • update yourself professionally;
    • present suggestions for the elaboration of health and safety plans at work ;
    • manage actions to reduce production costs;
    • introduce solutions to eliminate risk situations and areas, unsanitary and unsafe acts;
    • prepare a contingency plan and preventive actions;
    • dispatch management reports;
    • participate in internal and external audits;
    • act sensibly;
    • interact with other areas of the company;
    • manage maintenance actions;
    • manage customer, consumer and non-compliance complaints;
    • developing technologies in partnership with third parties;
    • minimize the exposure of people in unhealthy and risky areas;
    • analyze product demand;
    • manage warehousing and shipping flows;
    • develop investment plan;
    • work as a team;
    • discussing with r&d and marketing the development of new products and manufacturing processes;
    • develop products and/or equipment together with suppliers or third parties;
    • audit suppliers or third parties;
    • promote sector meetings;
    • ensure the recovery of degraded areas;
    • monitor internal and external audits of hygiene and safety at work;
    • schedule labor;
    • ensure compliance with hygiene and safety standards at work;
    • identify staff training and development needs;
    • approve rules and instructions;
    • establish production plan (type, quantity, deadlines);
    • review procedure manuals;
    • manage staff salaries, promotions, admissions and dismissals;
    • resolve conflicts;
    • give feedback from staff staff evaluation;
    • disclose, within the department, the company's results;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • manage control indicators (productivity, cost, quality and specific consumption);
    • evaluate the performance of team personnel;
    • listen carefully (know how to listen);
    • demonstrate availability;
    • visit companies, suppliers, customers, fairs....;
    • provide information for the preparation of corrective action plans;
    • participate in the analysis of market trends;
    • managing absenteeism (absences, leaves, leaves.....);
    • schedule stops or interventions in machinery, equipment and industrial facilities;
    • investigate causes of occurrences in the areas of hygiene and safety at work ;
    • develop budget for expenses and raw material needs;
    • work for results;
    • define control indicators (productivity, cost, quality and specific consumption);
    • analyze productive capacity and auxiliary resources (labor, equipment, material , instrument, maintenance);
    • exhibit objectivity;
    • manage raw material inventories, work in progress and finished products, miscellaneous materials and supplies;
    • support hygiene and safety campaigns in the company;
    • ensure the order, cleanliness and organization of work areas ( house keeping);
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • monitor compliance with rules and procedures;
    • manage the quality result in the process;
    • ensure that the emission of pollutants does not exceed the established limits;
    • delegate assignments;
    • participate in congresses, courses, seminars....;
    • promote staff training and development;
    • demonstrate ability to negotiate;
    • practice 'feed back';
    • implementing investment plans, rationalization and cost reduction;
    • enable compliance with standards and procedures;
    • collaborate in the definition and availability of epi's and epc's;
    • develop a plan for rationalization and cost reduction;
    • exercise leadership;
    • dispatch mail;
    • facilitate the flow of information;
    • demonstrate persuasion;
    • demonstrate clarity of purpose;
    • review production plans;
    • provide for the disposal of industrial waste and pollutants, according to legislation;
    • plan requirements for inputs, raw materials and auxiliary materials;

    Sectors that hire Manufacturing manager the most in the job market

    • clothing parts making
    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of furniture with predominance of wood
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • restaurants and similar
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • plastic material packaging manufacture
    • resale predominant bakery and confectionery
    • supplying prepared foods mainly for businesses
    • breeding chickens for broilers

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