1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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1193-11 Manufacturer

Plans, organises and administers the operations of establishments manufacturing goods.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is usually a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • identifies business opportunities, devises new manufacturing processes and determines products to be manufactured
  • develops a business plan and implements operating, marketing, personnel and pricing procedures
  • researches and implements regulatory and statutory requirements affecting manufacturing operations and the environment
  • manages the activities of production, warehouse, distribution and other operating units
  • maintains quality control systems for manufacturing, waste disposal, delivery and other procedures
  • oversees the co-ordination of orders for raw materials, supplies and equipment and arranges packaging, delivery and wholesaling of products
  • oversees the co-ordination of after-sales service
  • oversees the provision of quotes for the manufacture of specialised goods and arranges contracts with customers
  • may devise and oversee the implementation of production run schedules

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