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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Industrial Production Managers.

  • Develop or enforce procedures for normal operation of manufacturing systems.
51-8011.00 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
  • Direct reactor operators in emergency situations, in accordance with emergency operating procedures.
  • Authorize maintenance activities on units or changes in equipment or system operational status.
  • Supervise technicians' work activities to ensure that equipment is operated in accordance with policies and procedures that protect workers from radiation and ensure environmental safety.
  • Authorize actions to correct identified operational inefficiencies or hazards so that operating efficiency is maximized and potential environmental issues are minimized.
  • Direct the collection and testing of air, water, gas, or solid samples to determine radioactivity levels or to ensure appropriate radioactive containment.
  • Direct measurement of the intensity or types of radiation in work areas, equipment, or materials.
  • Identify or direct implementation of appropriate decontamination procedures, based on equipment and the size, nature, and type of contamination.
51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
  • Load articles into washers or dry-cleaning machines, or direct other workers to perform loading.
  • Operate extractors and driers, or direct their operation.
  • Remove items from washers or dry-cleaning machines, or direct other workers to do so.
17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, or maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems or processes to meet requirements.
  • Design integrated mechanical or alternative systems, such as mechanical cooling systems with natural ventilation systems, to improve energy efficiency.
17-3026.00 Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Develop manufacturing infrastructure to integrate or deploy new manufacturing processes.
  • Develop sustainable manufacturing technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, minimize raw material use, replace toxic materials with non-toxic materials, replace non-renewable materials with renewable materials, or reduce waste.
17-2112.03 Manufacturing Engineers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Incorporate new manufacturing methods or processes to improve existing operations.
  • Develop sustainable manufacturing technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, minimize raw material use, replace toxic materials with non-toxic materials, replace non-renewable materials with renewable materials, or reduce waste.
17-2199.08 Robotics Engineers
  • Design automated robotic systems to increase production volume or precision in high-throughput operations, such as automated ribonucleic acid (RNA) analysis or sorting, moving, or stacking production materials.
  • Design robotics applications for manufacturers of green products, such as wind turbines or solar panels, to increase production time, eliminate waste, or reduce costs.
17-2051.02 Water/Wastewater Engineers
  • Design pumping systems, pumping stations, pipelines, force mains, or sewers for the collection of wastewater.
  • Design water distribution systems for potable or non-potable water.
17-2199.06 Microsystems Engineers
  • Devise microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) production methods, such as integrated circuit fabrication, lithographic electroform modeling, or micromachining.
  • Develop or implement microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) processing tools, fixtures, gages, dies, molds, or trays.
51-8091.00 Chemical Plant and System Operators
  • Direct workers engaged in operating machinery that regulates the flow of materials and products.
  • Supervise the cleaning of towers, strainers, or spray tips.
51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
  • Synchronize activities with other pumphouses to ensure a continuous flow of products and a minimum of contamination between products.
  • Coordinate shutdowns and major projects.
51-9011.00 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
  • Implement appropriate industrial emergency response procedures.
  • Direct activities of workers assisting in control or verification of processes or in unloading of materials.
51-5112.00 Printing Press Operators
  • Direct or monitor work of press crews.
  • Control workflow scheduling or job tracking, using computer database software.
17-2041.00 Chemical Engineers
  • Design and plan layout of equipment.
17-2021.00 Agricultural Engineers
  • Design food processing plants and related mechanical systems.
17-2199.05 Mechatronics Engineers
  • Design engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks.
17-2199.07 Photonics Engineers
  • Develop photonics sensing or manufacturing technologies to improve the efficiency of manufacturing or related processes.
17-2131.00 Materials Engineers
  • Design processing plants and equipment.
51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Give directions to other workers regarding machine set-up and use.
51-8031.00 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
  • Direct and coordinate plant workers engaged in routine operations and maintenance activities.
51-2092.00 Team Assemblers
  • Supervise assemblers and train employees on job procedures.