The vice president (VP) of manufacturing holds an executive position that requires substantial experience in the corresponding manufacturing field. They oversee manufacturing operations and ensure that proper steps are taken to make sure that the manufacturing process is running smoothly and safely. The vice president of manufacturing is often tasked with meting sales targets and is expected to create growth at the company. They should be able to provide input about new products and the quality of current products. The vice president generally works in an office, as well as spending a large amount of time on-site in the factory.
Vice President (VP), Manufacturing Tasks
Direct the staff in effective and efficient use of purchasing, quality control and operations.
Plan, direct and set the strategic direction of production and manufacturing processes.
Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
Ensure production services are in compliance with professional, company policy standards and safety requirements.