Industrial Production Managers have great jobs. They coordinate the resources and activities required to produce millions of goods every year in the United States. Their responsibilities include production scheduling, staffing, procurement and maintenance of equipment, quality control and inventory control.
This job is straight forward. The industrial production manager determines which machines will be used to make a product, whether new machines need to be purchased, whether overtime or extra shifts are necessary, and what the sequence of production will be. They also monitor the production run to made sure that it stays on schedule and correct any problems that may arise.
To be an industrial production manager, you have to go to college and get a degree in business administration, management, or industrial engineering.
If you decide to become an industrial production manager, the pay is not bad either. In fact it is very good. You can make as much as $115,000 a year if you're a dedicated and hardworking person.