Manufacturing Supervisors

Manufacturing supervisors, sometimes known as industrial production managers, monitor employees and their working conditions and effectiveness in production plants and factories. They ensure that work is carried out correctly and on schedule by promoting high product quality and output levels. In addition to balancing the budget and other bookkeeping duties, supervisors maintain employee work schedules, train new workers, and issue warnings to workers who violate established rules. Manufacturing managers in various industries hold approximately 124,880 jobs.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Technical/Shop
  • Business Management
  • Leadership
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Realistic
Licensure/Certification Recommended

Related Industries