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Manufacturing Coordinators

Descriptions & Duties

  • Manufacturing Coordinators plan, schedule and control workload making optimum use of all equipment, material and labour throughout the company, its workshop/sub-contractors and co-ordinates with clients. They are also responsible for carrying out process planning for jobs and estimating the time requirement for operations to ensure schedules are met.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Trade Specific Competencies

Professional knowledge and skills in production and processing

Manufacturing Coordinators must be able to apply the knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximising the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Communication and multi-tasking skills

Manufacturing Coordinators must be able to demonstrate good communication skills and handle multi-tasks in priority.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • normally have a higher diploma or a bachelor's degree in industrial and systems engineering or related programmes


  • usually have some working experience in related industries

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $8,000-$14,000

Monthly Salary $14,000-$17,000

Monthly Salary $17,000-$30,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Manufacturing Coordinators sometimes work overtime to monitor the project's progress, or to ensure deadlines are met.


  • Computers with production management software

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