||Food Service Managers
- Review menus and analyze recipes to determine labor and overhead costs, and assign prices to menu items.
- Review work procedures and operational problems to determine ways to improve service, performance, or safety.
- Estimate food, liquor, wine, and other beverage consumption to anticipate amounts to be purchased or requisitioned.
||Supply Chain Managers
- Determine appropriate equipment and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials.
- Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
- Forecast material costs or develop standard cost lists.
||Storage and Distribution Managers
- Review invoices, work orders, consumption reports, or demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments.
- Examine products or materials to estimate quantities or weight and type of container required for storage or transport.
||Industrial Production Managers
- Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
- Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports to detect production problems.
||Human Resources Managers
- Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
- Analyze all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient means of transporting products or supplies.
||Computer and Information Systems Managers
- Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.
||General and Operations Managers
- Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data to measure productivity or goal achievement or to identify areas needing cost reduction or program improvement.
- Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
||Quality Control Systems Managers
- Analyze quality control test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management or staff.
- Review reports submitted by staff members to recommend approval or to suggest changes.
||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
- Create school improvement plans by using student performance data.
||Administrative Services Managers
- Analyze internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations, such as supply changes or the disposal of records.
||Natural Sciences Managers
- Review project activities and prepare and review research, testing, or operational reports.
||Nursery and Greenhouse Managers
- Determine types and quantities of horticultural plants to be grown, based on budgets, projected sales volumes, or executive directives.
||Funeral Service Managers
- Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data to identify opportunities for cost reductions or service improvements.
||Distance Learning Coordinators
- Analyze data to assess distance learning program status or to inform decisions for distance learning programs.
||Farm and Ranch Managers
- Analyze market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
||Education Administrators, Postsecondary
- Review registration statistics, and consult with faculty officials to develop registration policies.
- Collect and analyze security data to determine security needs, security program goals, or program accomplishments.