What is a Manufacturing Production Manager?

Production managers oversee all manufacturing activities to ensure production goals and quality standards are met. They are responsible for technical management, supervision, and control of the production process.

Where can a production manager work?

Production managers can work in settings such as manufacturing or industrial plants. They may develop budgets, approve expenditures for supplies and materials, ensure compliance with manufacturing standards and regulations, supervise worker performance, and review production orders.

How do you become a production manager?

To become a production manager it is recommended that you complete some level of postsecondary training to gain the skills employers are looking for.

Goodwin’s Manufacturing Management program is particularly helpful in the journey to becoming a Production Manager, as the curriculum covers operations management, industrial safety, production planning and control, purchasing, quality management, and team dynamics. Through Goodwin’s Manufacturing Management program, you will learn how to manage people, processes, and equipment in a manufacturing environment.

Goodwin University offers manufacturing programs at bachelor’s degree, associate degree, and certificate levels.

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