Sample 1 - State of California

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Industrial Production Managers
(SOC Code : 11-3051)
in Santa Cruz County

Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

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Santa Cruz County is the same as Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA.


Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA20141st Qtr$48.07$30.57$43.20$55.71

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Santa Cruz County 2010 - 202080901012.53

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Santa Cruz County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 75.8%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 215.2%
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg 233.3%
Machine Shops and Threaded Products 333.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 43.0%
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing 12.9%
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing 52.8%
Printing and Related Support Activities 392.5%
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg 52.3%
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 682.3%
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing 12.2%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting1562.0%
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg 31.7%
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 371.6%
Architectural and Structural Metals 131.6%
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 51.6%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 851.5%
Dairy Product Manufacturing 21.4%
Computers and Peripheral Equipment 21.3%
Power Generation and Supply 41.3%
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 11.3%
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery 31.2%
Other Food Manufacturing 171.2%
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 51.1%
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing 11.1%
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing 51.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems.
Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.
Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
Develop budgets or approve expenditures for supplies, materials, or human resources, ensuring that materials, labor, or equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
Initiate or coordinate inventory or cost control programs.
Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility or equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Alternate Titles
Area Plant Managers; General Production Managers; Manufacturing Coordinators; Manufacturing Managers; Plant Managers; Production Control Managers; Production Managers; Production Supervisors
 
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