Manufacturing, mining, construction, and distribution managers
Manufacturing, mining, construction and distribution managers plan, organize and coordinate the manufacturing, mineral extraction, construction, supply, storage and transportation operations, either as the manager of a department or as the general manager of an enterprise or organization that does not have a hierarchy of managers.
Tasks performed usually include: planning details of activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, timeliness and labour requirements; controlling the operation of plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of equipment; preparing tenders and contract bids; establishing and managing budgets, monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimize costs; overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment; controlling the preparation of production records and reports; coordinating the implementation of health and safety requirements; planning and directing daily operations; overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
1321 Manufacturing Managers
1322 Mining Managers
1323 Construction Managers
1324 Supply, Distribution and Related Managers