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Manufacturing Supervisors

Overview

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 173,400 jobs.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Organized

Realistic

Career Ladder
Plant or Factory Manager

Manufacturing Supervisor

Assistant Manager

Manufacturing Production Worker

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