  Industrial production managers Description: These workers direct scheduling, staffing, equipment, quality control, and inventory in factories. Their main job is to get goods produced on time and within budget. They decide what equipment and workers to use and in what order. They also monitor the production run to make sure it stays on schedule and to fix any problems that arise.Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/Complete Job Profile: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos016.htmSalary: \$50,001 or more per yearComments:

There are 71 math topics Industrial production managers need to know. Basic Math / Algebra Fractions Decimals Ratio and Proportion Percent Customary Measurement Metric Measurement Measurement Conversion Basic Probability Basic Statistics Statistical Graphing Powers and Roots Other Number Bases Negative Numbers Scientific Notation Basic Problem Solving First-Year Algebra Using Formulas Linear Equations Linear Inequalities Operations with Polynomials Factoring Polynomials Rational Expressions Coordinate Graphing 2D Linear Systems Radicals Quadratic Equations Algebraic Representation Geometry Basic Terminology Angle Measurement Congruent Triangles Triangle Inequalities Parallel Lines Quadrilaterals Similarity Geometric Mean Pythagorean Theorem Right Triangle Trigonometry Circles Constructions Area Volume Transformations Make/Use 3D Drawings Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry Functions Variation Imaginary Numbers Polynomial Equations Logarithms Sequences and Series Matrices Coordinate Graphing 3D Advanced Probability Advanced Statistics Conic Sections Non-Linear Systems Trigonometric/Circular Functions Graphs of Trigonometric Functions Trigonometric Identities Trigonometric Equations/Inverses Oblique Triangles Polar Coordinates/Graphs Vectors Other Topics Calculus and Higher Math Basic Calculator Use Scientific Calculator Use Computer Use Computer Programming Group Problem Solving Mental Math Inductive/Deductive Reasoning Math Communications Mathematical Modeling   