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133 Construction, Distribution and Production Managers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

133 Construction, Distribution and Production Managers

Construction, Distribution and Production Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate building and construction, engineering, importing, exporting and wholesaling, manufacturing, production, supply and distribution activities within organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • identifying business opportunities, and developing and implementing business plans and marketing, operating, human resource, pricing and credit policies and procedures
  • establishing project schedules and budgets
  • coordinating labour resources and procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • negotiating contracts with suppliers and customers to meet resource, cost and quality requirements
  • monitoring costs and work progress and performance, and adjusting processes and resources to ensure goals are met
  • directing the preparation of production records and reports
Unit Group

1331 Construction Managers

Construction Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of engineering projects or buildings and dwellings, and the physical and human resources involved in building and construction.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • leading the coordination and prioritisation of resources across projects
  • assessing and interpreting architectural drawings and specifications
  • coordinating resources, procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • consulting with Architects, Engineering Professionals and other professionals, and Technical and Trades Workers
  • managing links between projects and monitoring overall time, costs, quality, budget and risk
  • negotiating with stakeholders throughout the construction process and project lifecycle
  • developing tenders and contract bids
  • managing and monitoring adherence to legislation and standards of performance and safety
  • managing submission of plans to local authorities and liaising with stakeholders to undertake relevant inspections throughout the project
  • leading and managing human resources including subcontractors, standards, progress and delivery of project and program requirements
  • managing change and implementation of projects and programs
  • establishing and managing project plans to ensure alignment with program strategic goals and project outcomes

Occupations:

  • 133111 Construction Project Manager
  • 133112 Project Builder

133111 Construction Project Manager

Alternative Title:

  • Building and Construction Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates construction of engineering and building projects, and all resources involved in the construction process. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

  • Shipbuilding Program Manager

133112 Project Builder

Alternative Title:

  • Professional Builder

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the construction, alteration and renovation of dwellings and other buildings, and the physical and human resources involved in the building process. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Unit Group

1332 Engineering Managers

Engineering Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the engineering and technical operations of organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • determining, implementing and monitoring engineering strategies, policies and plans
  • interpreting plans, drawings and specifications, and providing advice on engineering methods and procedures to achieve construction and production requirements
  • establishing project schedules and budgets
  • ensuring conformity with specifications and plans, and with laws, regulations and safety standards
  • ensuring engineering standards of quality, cost, safety, timeliness and performance are observed
  • overseeing maintenance requirements to optimise efficiency
  • liaising with marketing, research and manufacturing managers regarding engineering aspects of new construction and product design
  • may contribute to research and development projects

Occupation:

  • 133211 Engineering Manager

133211 Engineering Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the engineering and technical operations of an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Unit Group

1333 Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers

Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the operations of importing, exporting and wholesaling establishments.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • identifying local and overseas business opportunities
  • developing and implementing business plans, and marketing, operating, human resource, pricing and credit policies and procedures
  • determining the mix of products and services to be provided and negotiating conditions of trade
  • liaising with local and overseas suppliers and distributors about orders and products
  • researching regulatory and statutory requirements affecting the importing, exporting, wholesaling and distribution of goods
  • monitoring business performance and preparing estimates, financial statements and reports of operations
  • appointing agents and distributors
  • arranging the shipping of goods into and out of the country
  • overseeing the display and sale of merchandise and preparation of product information for customer service staff and customers
  • implementing after-sales service procedures

Occupations:

  • 133311 Importer or Exporter
  • 133312 Wholesaler

133311 Importer or Exporter

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the operations of an importing or exporting establishment.

Skill Level: 1

133312 Wholesaler

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the operations of a wholesale trading establishment.

Skill Level: 1

Unit Group

1334 Manufacturers

Manufacturers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the operations of small manufacturing establishments.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • identifying business opportunities, devising new manufacturing processes and determining products to be manufactured
  • developing business plans and implementing operational, marketing, human resource and pricing procedures
  • researching and implementing regulatory and statutory requirements affecting manufacturing operations and the environment
  • directing the activities of production, warehouse, distribution and other operating units
  • maintaining quality control systems for manufacturing, waste disposal, delivery and other procedures
  • coordinating orders for raw materials, supplies and equipment, and arranging packaging, delivery and wholesaling of products
  • overseeing the coordination of after-sales service
  • overseeing the provision of quotes for the manufacture of specialised goods and arranging contracts with customers
  • may devise and oversee the implementation of production run schedules

Occupation:

  • 133411 Manufacturer

133411 Manufacturer

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the operations of a small manufacturing establishment.

Skill Level: 1

Unit Group

1335 Production Managers

Production Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the production activities of forestry, manufacturing and mining organisations including physical and human resources.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • determining, implementing and monitoring production strategies, policies and plans
  • planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • controlling the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of parts and tools
  • monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimise costs
  • informing other Managers about production matters
  • overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • directing research into production methods, and recommending and implementing initiatives
  • controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • coordinating the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
  • directing staff activities and monitoring their performance

Occupations:

  • 133511 Production Manager (Forestry)
  • 133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing)
  • 133513 Production Manager (Mining)

133511 Production Manager (Forestry)

Alternative Title:

  • Forest Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the production activities of a forestry operation including physical and human resources.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Forest Logistics Manager (NZ)
  • Forestry Contractor (NZ)
  • Harvest Manager (Forestry)
  • Operations Manager (Forestry)

133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing)

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the manufacturing activities of an organisation including physical and human resources.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Operations Manager (Production)
  • Plant Manager (Manufacturing)
  • Sawmill Manager
  • Timber and Wood Products Mill Manager
  • Works Manager (Manufacturing)

133513 Production Manager (Mining)

Alternative Titles:

  • Mine Manager
  • Mine Superintendent

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the production activities of a mining operation including physical and human resources.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

  • Quarry Manager
Unit Group

1336 Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers

Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods, products and services produced and used by organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
  • preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
  • negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
  • operating recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
  • liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
  • overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
  • directing staff activities and monitoring their performance
  • provision of products and services to meet customer or client requirements

Occupation:

  • 133611 Supply and Distribution Manager
  • 133612 Procurement Manager

133611 Supply and Distribution Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Agricultural Goods Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Officer (Air Force)
  • Ordnance Corps Officer (Army)
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Officer (Navy)
  • Transport Corps Officer (Army)

133612 Procurement Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the procurement and purchasing of materials, products and services for an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Alternative Title:

  • Purchasing Manager