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, 45% of Production Manager job descriptions contained manufacturing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
45%
production manager
42%
production management
28%
production
14%
management
12%
leadership
12%
manufacturing manager
12%
manager
9%
upvc
9%
assembly
9%
fenestration
9%
continuous improvement
9%
operations
6%
production supervisor
6%
5s
6%
lean manufacturing
6%
product quality
6%
dartford
6%
training
6%
entertainment
6%
gmp
6%
grays
6%
london
6%
health and safety
6%
glazing
6%
iosh
6%
kaizen
6%
machine manufacturer
6%
nebosh
6%
planning
6%
automotive
3%
iso 9001
3%
portsmouth
3%
change management
3%
electrical
3%
shift manager
3%
site supervisor
3%
safety
3%
electronics
3%
southampton
3%
kpis
3%
manufacturing supervisor
3%
lean
3%
production operations
3%
mechanical
3%
operations manager
3%
scheduling
3%
six sigma
3%
pharmaceutical manufacturing
3%
production teams
3%
process engineering
3%
manufacturer
3%
glass
3%
production planning
3%
internal liaison
3%
construction
3%
appraisals
3%
pharmaceutical
3%
exhibition
3%
pharmaceutical industry
3%
factory
3%
graphics
3%
production managers
3%
havant
3%
manufacturing team leader
3%
instrumentation
3%

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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