duties of operation manager

Duties of Operations Managers

Duties of Operations Managers vary depending on the size and nature of the firm. Usually an Operations Manager wears many hats.

Duties of Operations Managers

In general we can say Operations Managers perform many of  these duties:

duties of operations managers
  • Goods and services design
  • Process design
  • Forecasting
  • Scheduling
  • Capacity Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Quality Management
  • Location strategy
  • Facility layout and design
  • Procurement
  • Technology Management
  • Human Resources and Job design
  • Maintenance
  • Sustainability practices

Operations Managers acquire skills to perform these duties either by work experience in various roles in these areas or education in Operations Management/ Supply Chain Management or a combination of both education and experience.

Operations Managers implement operations management strategy, provide competitive advantage and increase productivity

duties of operations managers

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