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INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION MANAGERS
 
Occupation Description:
 
  Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
 
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  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Quality Control Systems Managers (ONET code: 11-3051.01)
 
  * Geothermal Production Managers (ONET code: 11-3051.02)
 
  * Biofuels Production Managers (ONET code: 11-3051.03)
 
   Biomass Power Plant Managers (ONET code: 11-3051.04)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Manage operations at biomass power generation facilities. Direct work activities at plant, including supervision of operations and maintenance staff.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Test, maintain, or repair electrical power distribution machinery or equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and testing devices.
  • Manage parts and supply inventories for biomass plants.
  • Monitor and operate communications systems, such as mobile radios.
  • Compile and record operational data on forms or in log books.
  • Adjust equipment controls to generate specified amounts of electrical power.
  • Supervise operations or maintenance employees in the production of power from biomass, such as wood, coal, paper sludge, or other waste or refuse.
  • Shut down and restart biomass power plants or equipment in emergency situations or for equipment maintenance, repairs, or replacements.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job..
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods..
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Physics - Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes..
 
  * Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators (ONET code: 11-3051.05)
 
  * Hydroelectric Production Managers (ONET code: 11-3051.06)
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
  • Develop budgets or approve expenditures for supplies, materials, or human resources, ensuring that materials, labor, or equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Initiate or coordinate inventory or cost control programs.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Work experience, plus a bachelor's or higher degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $126,727.00 $60.92 $66.63 $40.90 - $77.49
Bridgeport/Stamford $138,292.00 $66.48 $71.09 $44.51 - $81.22
Danbury $121,565.00 $58.44 $60.57 $40.31 - $72.83
Hartford $123,978.00 $59.60 $66.84 $41.08 - $74.55
New Haven $127,836.00 $61.45 $66.84 $39.36 - $78.91
New London/Norwich $156,385.00 $75.19 $72.83 $38.63 - $95.71
Waterbury $115,792.00 $55.67 $59.48 $34.77 - $74.64
Torrington $120,363.00 $57.87 $59.52 $39.42 - $73.02
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 2,850 3,110 0.8% 230
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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