Are you looking for a Production Manager's job? If yes, then ready yourself with the various the responsibilities of a production manager that would involve planning and organizing production schedules, evaluating project along with resource requirements and at the same time approximating, negotiating and assenting budgets. The deadlines also have to be decided upon by the production manager. The production manager will also have to make sure that health and safety regulations are met at each stage. Apart from all this, the production manager's job also includes responsibility for the technical management as well as supervision and control of industrial production processes. S/he may be called to work in shifts which could be at any hour of the day specifically in areas where manufacturing or production equipment is continuous and goes on for 24-hours at a stretch. The applicant wishing to take on the role of a production manager will have to look into the matter of smooth operations of the manufacturing processes and make sure that the machines run reliably and efficiently. From determining quality control standards to overseeing production processes, the production manager needs to manage all this and more. S/he will also be required to re-negotiate timelines or schedules if it comes to that. Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials is also the lookout of a production manager. Armed with confidence apart from technical abilities, the production manager should have leadership and interpersonal skills too.