What's it like to be a Process Manager?
Process Managers are in charge of the production process of a product from its ideation to its delivery. They are responsible for ensuring that all technical, regulatory, and quality standards are achieved for the product to be profitable for the business. Attention to detail, project management, and problem-solving are key skills for the role. Process Managers work in the supply chain and manufacturing industries.
Tasks and duties
- Aligning product specifications and business goals with respective departments.
- Analysing business processes for performance optimisation.
- Updating and overseeing the implementation of new business processes.
- Managing and optimising budget for business process costs.
- Evaluating and presenting business process performance.
- Gathering data from customers and clients to improve business processes.
- Researching, investigating and developing new business process techniques.
Process Managers are typically promoted from associate and supervisory roles in the supply chain and manufacturing department. They may progress to upper management and executive positions after demonstrating excellent performance and results as a manager.
A bachelor degree in a field relevant to your chosen industry and experience are required to work as a Process Manager.
Graduate with a bachelor degree in business management, supply chain, engineering, or another related degree.
Complete an internship in the supply chain or manufacturing industry.
Seek an entry-level job such as Supply Chain Analyst or Process Technician.
Progress to higher positions such as Supply Chain Manager or Director of Supply Chain.
Consider getting a postgraduate education, such as a Master in Business Administration (MBA).