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Production Manager (Mining)

Also known as Mine Manager, Mine Superintendent.

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the production activities of a mining operation including physical and human resources.


Tasks Include:


  • determining, implementing and monitoring production strategies, policies and plans
  • planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • controlling the operation of production plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of parts and tools
  • monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimise costs
  • informing other Managers about production matters
  • overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • directing research into production methods, and recommending and implementing initiatives
  • controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • coordinating the implementation of occupational health and safety requirements
Specialisations
  • Quarry Manager
Job prospects for Production Managers in Victoria

Occupations in the Production Managers group include Production Manager (Forestry), Production Manager (Manufacturing) and Production Manager (Mining).

Employment prospects
There are currently 17,500 Production Managers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$2,137.20

Hourly earnings
$54.70

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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