The manufacturing industry is undoubtedly going to be impacted by the pandemic, making the role of project managers more vital in supporting the necessary changes.

Labor shortages continue to affect productivity and timely delivery of items to customers. Part of quickly getting manufactured products to customers involves limiting business disruptions and keeping to schedules. This involves developing more certainty around your logistics and supply chain processes and resourcing. Project managers are experts at helping companies plan and allocate resources and address logistical needs. They know how to effectively allocate and time the production of supplies and equipment to meet customer demands and address potential bottlenecks before they become an issue. Scheduling delivery of products using Agile methodologies falls well within the scope of a project manager’s role. 

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