0911 – Manufacturing managers | Canada NOC |

0911 – Manufacturing managers

Manufacturing managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or of a production department within a manufacturing establishment, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager. They are employed by manufacturing companies.


Index of titles

Example titles

  • Automobile interior fittings production manager
  • Automobile production manager
  • Brewmaster
  • Business manager – manufacturing
  • Cannery manager
  • Clothing factory manager
  • Container manufacturing manager
  • Dairy plant manager
  • Director of operations – manufacturing
  • Distillery manager
  • Enologist
  • Factory superintendent
  • Field director – manufacturing
  • Fish-processing plant manager
  • Flour mill manager
  • Food and beverage production manager
  • Food production manager
  • Food-processing plant manager
  • Foundry manager
  • Furniture factory manager
  • Industrial and manufacturing production manager
  • Logistics manager – manufacturing
  • Lumber mill manager
  • Manufacturing company manager
  • Manufacturing industry manager
  • Manufacturing manager
  • Manufacturing operations manager
  • Manufacturing plant manager
  • Manufacturing plant superintendent
  • Metal works fabrication manager
  • Mill manager
  • Mill superintendent
  • Motor vehicle assembly plant manager
  • Oenologist
  • Operations manager – manufacturing
  • Operations manager – public utilities
  • Packaging manufacturing plant manager
  • Paper mill manager
  • Pickling plant manager
  • Plant assistant manager
  • Plant manager
  • Plastic products-manufacturing plant manager
  • Printing manager
  • Printing plant manager
  • Production chief
  • Production head
  • Production manager – manufacturing
  • Production manager – printing
  • Production operations manager
  • Production planner
  • Production planning co-ordinator
  • Production planning manager
  • Production senior co-ordinator
  • Production superintendent
  • Pulp and paper mill manager
  • Quality-control services manager
  • Railway car production manager
  • Railway rolling stock production manager
  • Refinery superintendent
  • Rubber products-manufacturing plant manager
  • Steel mill manager
  • Textile mill manager
  • Textile spinning-mill manager
  • Textile spinning-plant manager
  • Tire plant manager
  • Tool production department manager
  • Winery manager

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or the operations or production department of a manufacturing establishment
  • Develop and implement plans to efficiently use materials, labour and equipment to meet production targets
  • Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget
  • Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products
  • Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work
  • Direct quality control inspection system and develop production reporting procedures
  • Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines
  • Hire, supervise and train or oversee training of employees in the use of new equipment or production techniques.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of a college or university program in engineering or business administration is usually required.
  • Five to ten years of supervisory experience in manufacturing are required.

Additional information

  • Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience.


  • Facility operation and maintenance managers (0714)
  • Managers in transportation (0731)
  • Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities (0016)
  • Utilities managers (0912)