The heroes of the film are the director of the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works A.D. Filatov and the director of the Minsk Tractor Plant N.N.Slyunkov. Heads of enterprises in their offices, at production meetings, during receptions on personal matters, in the shops of factories, at home. Newsreel, photographs represent the work path of A.D. Filatov and N.N. Slyunkov. Interview with A.D. Filatov and N.N. Slyunkov about the director's personal responsibility for production at the industrial enterprises they manage. Assembly, testing of tractors at the Minsk Tractor Plant. Design bureau of the plant. Workshops, subsidiary farm of the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine. Workers, heads of departments of industrial enterprises at work.