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Manufacturing Manager

You work as a Manufacturing Senior Manager in a medium to large manufacturing enterprise. You are responsible for the development, implementation and assessment of complex competitive systems and practices, process improvement, workplace leadership and the development of new business.

Summary of Training

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Develop competitive systems and practices for an organisation
  • Facilitate holistic culture improvement in an organisation
  • Evaluate sustainability impact of a process
  • Mistake proof an operational process
  • Undertake process capability improvements
  • Apply statistics to operational processes
  • Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team
  • Analyse and map a value stream
  • Manage a value stream
  • Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
  • Manage competitive systems and practices responding to individual and unique customer orders
  • Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations
  • Manage people relationships
  • Manage workplace learning
  • Develop a communications strategy to support operations
  • Develop quick changeover procedures
  • Develop a Just in Time system
  • Design a process layout
  • Develop a levelled pull system for operations and processes
  • Optimise cost of product or service
  • Undertake value analysis of a product or process costs in terms of customer requirements
  • Analyse cost implications of maintenance strategy
  • Manage 5S system in an organisation
  • Implement improvement systems in an organisation
  • Determine and improve process capability
  • Design an experiment
  • Develop a documentation control strategy for an organisation
  • Develop sustainable energy practices
  • Facilitate the development of a new product

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

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Competitive Systems and Practices

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Industry Group
Manufacturing & Production

Work Type
Analytic & Scientific
Organising & Clerical

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Commencements Change

The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 2016: 980

Source: NCVER Apprentice and trainee collection, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Employment

Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry in employment (in any industry).

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Wage

Average wage of Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry employed full-time after training.

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Industry Growth

Growth in employment in this overall industry in the past 5 years.

Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Industry Size

The number of employees in this overall industry compared with other Australian industries.

Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Industry Wage

Average wage of employees in this overall industry.

Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Availability Information

Manufacturing Manager - MSS60316
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ASbA
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Commencements

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

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