Production Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Manufacturing

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Production Manager Skills List in Manufacturing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Production Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Production Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 52% of Production Manager job descriptions contained production manager as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

production manager
52%
manufacturing
32%
production management
20%
manufacturing manager
20%
iso9001
16%
lean manufacturing
16%
engineering
12%
aerospace
12%
electronics
12%
scheduling
12%
plastics
12%
operations manager
12%
supervisory experience
8%
extrusion
8%
reporting
8%
quality
8%
process improvement
8%
manufacturing operations
8%
manufacturing environment
8%
production. manufacturing
8%
production planning
8%
management
8%
innovation
8%
gmp
8%
productivity
8%
continuous improvement
8%
automotive
8%
cost
8%
mechanics
8%
production managers
8%
six sigma
4%
production schedules
4%
ci
4%
leader
4%
erp
4%
management skills
4%
mrp
4%
factory manager
4%
plant manager
4%
cnc
4%
edm
4%
managing processes
4%
manufactoring
4%
npi
4%
operations
4%
production engineering
4%
security clearance
4%
purchase orders
4%
procurement
4%
planning
4%
people management
4%
health safety
4%
communication skills
4%
audit
4%
technical manager
4%
lean
4%
mechanical systems
4%
equipment installation
4%
food hygiene
4%
food industry
4%
food manufacturing
4%
haccp
4%
production operations
4%
production teams
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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