Tony F is the head of supply chain at Auto Windscreens. He's glad he was persuaded to do a part-time business studies degree twenty years ago. "As a 21 year-old you don't want to be sat in a classroom two nights a week, but it's one of the things that I'm really glad that I'd gone back and did."
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Production managers and directors in manufacturing plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for production in manufacturing industries including the maintenance of engineering items, equipment and machinery.
There are no pre-set entry standards. Entry is possible with either a degree or equivalent qualification, and/or relevant experience. On-the-job training is provided and professional qualifications are available, as are S/NVQs in Management at levels 3 to 5.
- Liaises with other managers to plan overall production activity and daily manufacturing activity, sets quality standards and estimates timescales and costs
- Manages production to ensure that orders are completed to an agreed date and conform to customer and other requirements
- Monitors production and production costs and undertakes or arranges for the preparation of reports and records
- Oversees supervision of the production line and its staff, ensures targets are met.
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Where to go nextAuto WindscreensSector Skills Council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing TechnologiesInformation and Statistics relating to Manufacturing
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