Industrial Production Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $33.11/hr
Median: $42.58/hr
Experienced: $57.39/hr

Current Employment
631 (2016)

Projected Employment
637 (2025)

Growth for Industrial Production Managers

2015 Jobs2025 JobsChange (2015-2025)% Change (2015-2025)

Industries Employing Industrial Production Managers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2016)% of Occupation in Industry (2016)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2016)
Special Die and Tool, Die Set, Jig, and Fixture Manufacturing 426.6%1.3%
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing345.3%1.5%
All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing 294.6%1.5%
Machine Shops243.8%1.3%
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices 203.1%0.4%

Occupational Tasks

  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.