Operations department processes

Description

The different processes, duties, jargon, role in an organisation, and other specificities of the operations and manufacturing department within an organisation such as purchasing, supply chain processes, and goods handling.

Alternative labels

operations department process
operations department procedures, operations department methods
operations processes

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Operations department processes is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Operations department processes is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Strategic planning manager: Strategic planning managers create, together with a team of managers, the strategic plans of the company as a whole, and provide coordination in the implementation per department. They help to interpret the overall plan and create a detailed plan for each one of the departments and branches. They ensure consistency in the implementation.
Policy manager: Policy managers are responsible for managing the development of policy programs and ensuring that the strategic objectives of the organization are met. They oversee the production of policy positions, as well as the organization’s campaign and advocacy work in fields such as environmental, ethics, quality, transparency, and sustainability.
Management assistant: Management assistants perform varied types of jobs, usually under general supervision. They carry out administrative tasks and support managers to ensure the entire department functions smoothly.
Supply chain assistant: Supply chain assistants work closely together with managers in the operations processes, namely purchasing, manufacturing, and distribution processes. They help with administrative and pragmatic follow up of actions such as invoicing, drafting and preparation of contracts and purchasing orders, reconciliation of inventory against documents, and communication with distribution channels.

 


 

References

  1. Operations department processes – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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