Manage production systems


Organize, manage, and maintain all aspects of production, including product design, production planning, and production control systems (for example by the use of the computer program WFM).

Alternative labels

run production systems
managing production systems
supervise production systems
oversee production systems
manage production system
direct production systems

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage production systems is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Wood factory manager: Wood factory managers realise planning, commercial and advisory tasks of wood factory and timber trade. They also manage purchasing, sales, customer service and marketing of wood and wood products.

Optional skill

Manage production systems is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Manufacturing manager: Manufacturing managers plan, oversee and direct the manufacturing process in an organisation. They ensure products and services are efficiently produced within the timeframe and budget given.
Product manager: Product development managers are responsible for managing the lifecycle of a product. They research and develop new products in addition to managing existing ones through market research and strategic planning. Product managers perform marketing and planning activities to increase profits.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022