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Production Controller or Manager

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Production controllers or managers are in charge of the staff and activities involved in the production of goods in a factory. They ensure production lines run smoothly and efficiently.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary widely, depending on:

An assistant production manager would earn around £20,000 to £26,000 a year. Starting salaries for production managers are usually between around £26,000 and £30,000 a year. With experience this can rise from £30,000 to £35,000. Senior managers can earn between £40,000 to £50,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

There are several ways to get in.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
2018
1.4 %
RISE
2024
2046
  United Kingdom
2019
24731
1.6 %
RISE
2024
25118

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What Does it Take?

You should be able to:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

With experience, you may move on to:

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

SEMTA (Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance)
Tel: 0845 643 9001
E-mail: customerservices@semta.org.uk
Website: http://www.semta.org.uk/
Twitter: @SemtaSkills
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SemtaSkills?ref=hl

SEMTA is the Sector Skills Council for science, engineering and manufacturing technologies.

The Chartered Insititute of Logistics and Transport
Tel: 01536 740100
E-mail: membership@ciltuk.org.uk
Website: https://ciltuk.org.uk
Twitter: @ciltuk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cilt.uk

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