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Operations Management Jobs and MBA Programs in Maine

There are plenty of job and employment prospects for operations managers in Maine. In Maine, there are currently 8,240 jobs for operations managers and this is projected to fall by five percent to 8,260 jobs by 2016. This is below the national trend, which shows relatively little movement. Operations managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

Maine photo by Fundamentaldan

Operations managers earn $44 per hour or $91,000 per year on average in Maine. Nationally, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.

Nicknamed the Pine Tree State, Maine is home to 1,318,301 people. It's population has increased 3.4 percent over the last 10 years. The state capital is Augusta. There were 840,874 total jobs in 2008 and workers in Maine earned more than the previous year with an average annual income of $36,368, up from $35,028. The unemployment rate in Maine was 8.0 percent in 2009. It went up by 2.7 percentage points since the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 22.9 percent. This is under the national average.

The top employing fields in Maine include paper manufacturing, paperboard mills, direct selling establishments and fuel dealers.

While being known for many things, one of the most noteworthy, The White Mountain National Forest covers nearly 800,000 acres. The forest covers a landscape ranging from hardwood forests to the largest alpine area east of the Rocky Mountains. One of the unique tidbits about Maine is in Wilton there's a cannery that imports and cans only dandelion greens.

Operations Management

Operations managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

While working, they oversee the movement of goods into and out of production facilities and decide on staffing requirements and interview hire and train new employees.

They are required to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them. Also, they must listen well to others and take in their information and issues.

Operations managers should be able to listen to and understand others in meetings and articulate ideas and problems.

In order to be successful in the workplace, operations managers must be reliable and be able to take change and lead.

Operations Management opportunities by state

Local Operations Management MBA opportunities in Maine

News about Operations Management in Maine

  • James Page, CEO of engineering and mapping consulting firm James W. Sewall Co. in Old Town, has been appointed the new chancellor of the University of Maine System. Page was selected over two other finalists for his experience in academics and business ...

    Fri, February 17
  • Young skaters and hockey players join in the ceremonial groundbreaking for the ice new rink, that will be called the Bank of Maine Ice Vault, Thursday morning in Hallowell. Peter Prescott, owner of the Kennebec Ice Arena and CEO of Everett J. Prescott ...

    Thu, February 16
  • Camping World of Northern NH and Maine, located at 1571 East Main Street Route 302 in Conway, NH will encompass both a Camping World retail store and Camping World RV Sales dealership. It is in the facilities formerly occupied by Trafford's RV.

    Fri, February 17
  • The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA has named the head of the Washington Animal Rescue League as its new president and CEO. The hiring of Gary Weitzman ends a search that started in September when the humane society announced that its prior president ...

    Thu, February 16
  • The company also recently made Neil Heyside its interim CEO while it searches for a permanent replacement for Richard Connor, who resigned at the end of last year. Schechtman will oversee the Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, the Kennebec Journal and ...

    Fri, February 17
  • Members of Maine's congressional delegation say they'll do everything they can to get full funding. But an increasing number of Mainers are being left out in the cold. At Community Concepts in South Paris, CEO Mike Burke says the number of people ...

    Wed, February 15
  • It was just one week ago that we saw footage of Birdman buying matching Bentleys for Lil Wayne and Mack Maine, but the Cash Money CEO's giving ways just can't be stopped. Now, he's bought his brother/Cash Money co-founder Slim a brand-new Maybach.

    Thu, February 16
  • SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Twin Rivers Paper Company, a leader in lightweight specialty packaging, label, and publishing papers, has released a packaging swatchbook, making it easier for customers to select the right paper for ...

    Fri, February 17

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