Recommended: The best CV format for you is the Universal CV (templates provided above). These CVs include many technical and management career functions and is the best one to use if you are writing your own CV.
You may be the best Production Manager around, but this is not why you are employed. It is because your management skills you make a contribution to the company. When thinking about your management achievements and when writing your CV, you should ask yourself the question '"who benefited from my management abilities and how'?" Thereafter, writing your CV you should bullet point your achievements for impact.
Creating a Significant Impact: The best way to get your "Manufacturing CV" to produce the best possible impact, consider getting it professionally compiled. You will then communicate your achievements effectively. A professional CV writer will have the skills to write your CV and communicate the best possible contribution that you can make to your prospective employers.
The downloadable CVs above, are excellent for manufacturing and production careers carrying out various career functions working on either a contract basis or within a permanent position.
Write a career statement, here's an example:
Shift / Production Manager: Over ten years experience in the automotive sector and four years in the food and drink industry. Strong leadership skills gained in a management capacity within a SAP ERP / APO multi-product environment. Impressive record of establishing new control systems (design, implementation and development), meeting company standards and objectives within set budgets, Health and Safety regulations and quality standards. Believing that problem solving skills, multi-tasking, and effective team-working significantly increases efficiencies and productivity, decreasing downtime and reducing costs. Now looking to make a continued significant contribution within a similar position in the South West.
You can enhance your Manufacturing CV's readability by using bullet points rather than large paragraphs of text, they are far easier to read and will create impact.