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Industrial Production Managers
(SOC Code : 11-3051)
in Orange 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 .

Orange County is part of the Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine MD, which includes Orange and Anaheim-Santa Ana-Ir counties.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine MD20211st Qtr$58.84$42.44$53.45$71.56
Data for Orange County are not available. Data for Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine MD has been substituted.

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeTotal Job Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Orange County 2018 - 20282,5002,540401.61,880

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Orange County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 1435.8%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 1895.2%
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing1264.1%
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg 4023.3%
Machine Shops and Threaded Products 4863.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7523.0%
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing1763.0%
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing 482.9%
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing 412.8%
Printing and Related Support Activities 7522.5%
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg 142.3%
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,1272.3%
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg 962.3%
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing 252.2%
Electrical Equipment and Appliances 1422.1%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting3362.0%
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg 1441.7%
Primary Metal Manufacturing 501.6%
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 4521.6%
Architectural and Structural Metals 1611.6%
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 451.6%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 9621.5%
Dairy Product Manufacturing 51.4%
Computers and Peripheral Equipment 751.3%
Power Generation and Supply 211.3%
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 101.3%
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery 661.2%
Other Food Manufacturing 2011.2%
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 601.1%
Oil and Gas Extraction 401.1%
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing 281.1%
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing 1111.1%

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

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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.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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.

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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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