Manufacturing managers jobs in Canada


88 360 $
This salary is an average estimate between all available diplomas degrees related to this career. Click here to get an overview of salary depending of diploma.
No certificate, diploma or degree : 68 850 $
High school diploma or equivalent : 73 090 $
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level : 84 710 $
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above : 111 300 $

Career's stability

The career's stability is based on the employment projection for that working area for the year 2022.

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.

Job overview

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.

Main 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.

Illustrative example(s)

  • automobile production manager
  • clothing factory manager
  • dairy plant manager
  • distillery manager
  • factory superintendent
  • foundry manager
  • manufacturing manager
  • operations manager, manufacturing
  • plant manager, manufacturing
  • printing plant manager
  • production manager - manufacturing
  • textile mill manager
  • tire plant manager

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