The manufacturing director is in charge of the entire site at a manufacturing facility. That means this director is ultimately responsible for everything that goes on in the facility, including (but not limited to) production. The director also oversees product quality, ensuring supplies are available, equipment is functioning properly, customers are satisfied, and engineering controls are in place. The director is in charge of creating, implementing, and coordinating a plan to ensure maximum profitability and reduce operating costs as well.
Manufacturing Director Tasks
Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility or production processes.
Review processing schedules and production orders; adjust inventory and staffing requirements, work procedures and assignments to meet time and budget constraints.
Direct and coordinate production, processing, distribution, and engineer activities of industrial organization.
Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.