Manufacturing managers

Manufacturing managers

NOC
0911

Manage and evaluate the operations of manufacturing establishments or a production department within a manufacturing establishment.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Good
Good

3 Year Job Openings

169
 

Median Hourly Wage

$43.27
$25.00
Low
$60.10
High

Median Salary

$66,109
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

1,225
 

% Working Full Time

97%
 

% Working Full Year

80%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

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

Manufacturing managers perform 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.

Also Known As

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

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.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

20.2%
Female
79.8%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

1.3%
15-24
8.3%
25-34
26.2%
35-44
39.7%
45-54
20.1%
55-64
4.4%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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6.1%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
27.3%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
5.6%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
31.2%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
29.9%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

94.4%
Manufacturing
2.1%
Wholesale trade
0.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
2.6%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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14.30%
Northeast
35.70%
Southeast
23.90%
Southwest
9.10%
Central
17.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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$61,155
Northeast
$64,697
Southeast
$78,597
Southwest
$59,821
Central
$75,044
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Northeast

$43.27
$25.00
Low
$60.10
High

Southeast

$37.98
$25.00
Low
$59.62
High

Southwest

$45.03
$30.77
Low
$59.13
High

Central

$42.74
$30.00
Low
$56.49
High

Northwest

$43.27
$26.44
Low
$60.10
High
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$66,109

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$74,200

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$66,109

Newfoundland

$69,108

Prince Edward Island

$70,693

Nova Scotia

$66,819

Canada

$74,950
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

169
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-14
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

182
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

566
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-50
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

616