Production Manager

Kaiwhakahaere Whakaputa

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Production managers organise and control the production process in a factory. They ensure that products are made to the right specifications and are ready on time and within budget.


Production managers usually earn

$55K-$120K per year

Source: New Zealand Organisation for Quality

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a production manager in most areas of manufacturing are poor, but good in oil and gas.
Sam Ellingham in a factory looking at a machine

Testing and maintaining equipment is a regular task for production managers

Last updated 6 June 2017