1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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PRODUCTION MANAGERS plan, administer and review the overall production activities of manufacturing and mining organisations to optimise resource use, minimise costs and maintain quality standards.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is 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:

  • planning the overall production policy of an organisation
  • planning details of production activity
  • controlling the operation of production plant, quality control procedures and the implementation of safety requirements
  • monitoring production and production costs and controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • directing research into production methods, and recommending and implementing initiatives
  • informing other managers about production matters
  • directing staff activities and monitoring their efficiency


This section contains the following subsection :
              1222-11 Production Manager (Manufacturing)
              1222-13 Production Manager (Mining)

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