Production Company Hierarchy

A production or manufacturing company is a company which is involved with the production of certain products or services.  But apart from production, such a company has to handle many other tasks such as designing, purchasing, marketing of the products, accounting and finance.  A production company may be small scaled, medium scaled or large scaled but its basic hierarchy remains the same. The following will explain more about the same.

A) Top Level Hierarchy

The top most position or level in a production company is responsible for controlling and supervising all the important activities of a business systems.  Top level executives of a company are responsible for deciding the goals and financial targets and device the policies on the basis of which the company functions.

These employees have the maximum responsibility as compared to the tasks of other level of workers in the company.  The following is the hierarchy within the top level segment of a production company.

  • Board of directors
  • Chief executive officer
  • President
  • Chief financial officer
  • Vice president
  • Chief operations officer
  • General manager operations
  • Chief manufacturing office
  • General manager finance
  • Chief administrative officer
  • Senior HR manager
  • Senior manager inventory and warehousing

B)  Mid- Level Hierarchy

The mid -level segment of a production company is that level which implements all the tasks and operations which are designed by the senior or top level executives.  The individuals working within this segment coordinate with the lower level executives and bring together projects and functions.

They handle tasks related to marketing, finance and Human Resource Management. The following is a detailed hierarchy of mid-level segment of a manufacturing firm.

  • Finance manager
  • Production manager
  • Inventory manager
  • Payroll manager
  • HR manager
  • Research and development manager
  • Designing manager
  • Testing manager
  • Payroll manager
  • Marketing and sales manager

C) Entry Level Hierarchy

Entry level executives are those individuals who work at the level next to the level of mid- level executives and handle their seniors in implementation of tasks. There are many job positions within this segment of the company and one thing common to all job positions is that they are meant to provide support to their seniors. The following is the hierarchy within this level.

  • Senior accountant
  • Junior accountant
  • Sales manager
  • Regional sales manager
  • Marketing advisor
  • Sales executive
  • Sales person
  • Sales staff
  • Production workers
  • Warehouse worker
  • Factory worker
  • Human resource assistant
  • Secretary
  • Office assistant
  • Production supervisor
  • Transportation manager
  • Transportation assistant
  • Customer sales representative
  • Block development manager
  • Sales analyst
  • Financial assistant