9537 Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors
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Lead statementThis unit group includes assemblers, finishers and inspectors, not elsewhere classified, who assemble, finish and inspect components or products of various materials, such as jewellery, silverware, buttons, pencils, non-prescription lenses, brushes, clocks and watches, musical instruments, sporting goods, toys and other miscellaneous products. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing companies.
- antenna assembler
- bicycle assembler
- brush making machine operator
- button machine operator
- camera assembly inspector
- crayon making machine tender
- eyeglass frame assembler
- golf club assembler
- jewellery annealer
- jewellery inspector
- lampshade assembler
- piano assembly inspector
- prism maker operator
- skate press operator
- sports ball moulder
- stuffing machine tender
- tennis ball maker operator
- toy inspector
- Venetian blind assembler
- watch assembler
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Assemblers and finishers
- Operate machines or use hand tools to cut, shape and fit materials to form parts and to fabricate components or products
- Load supplies into hoppers of dispensing units or manually align, feed or otherwise place materials into machines
- Screw, clip, glue, bond, weld or otherwise assemble parts and components to form final products
- Sand, trim, grind or clean products into final form using hand tools
- Clean work stations and remove scraps, dust, shavings or other by-products from machinery and surrounding areas
- May make routine changes of dies, nozzles or other machinery attachments as required.
- Check manufactured items for defects and for conformance to specifications, visually or using sample models and instruments
- Affix seals or tags to approved items and return defective products for repair or recycle
- Complete reports on product inspection.
- Some secondary school education is usually required.
- Experience as a manufacturing labourer in the same company may be required.
- On-the-job training is provided.
- There is little or no mobility among the various assemblers and inspectors in this unit group.
- Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.