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9227 – Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly

Supervisors in other products manufacturing and assembly supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate and inspect a variety of products not elsewhere classified, such as jewellery, clocks and watches, millwork, sporting goods, toys and other miscellaneous products. They are employed in a wide variety of manufacturing companies.

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Example titles

  • Bicycle assembly foreman/woman
  • Clock and watch assembly foreman/woman
  • Jewellery manufacturing foreman/woman
  • Millwork assembly foreman/woman
  • Millwork assembly supervisor
  • Silverware manufacturing supervisor
  • Sports equipment assembly supervisor
  • Toy manufacturing supervisor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of workers who assemble, fabricate and inspect products, such as jewellery, clocks, watches, bicycles, millwork, sporting goods and toys
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • Several years of experience as an assembler or inspector in the same company are usually required.

Additional information

  • There is little mobility between different types of supervisors in this unit group.

Exclusions

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
9 - Occupations in manufacturing and utilities
Skill level
2 - Occupations usually require college education, specialized training or apprenticeship training
Major group
92 - Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators
Minor group
922 - Supervisors, assembly and fabrication
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2016
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