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94219 – Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors 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, boats and other miscellaneous products. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing companies. .


Example titles

  • Aluminum boat assembler
  • Antenna assembler
  • Bicycle assembler
  • Boat inspector
  • Brush making machine operator
  • Button machine operator
  • Camera assembly inspector
  • Canoe assembler
  • Crayon making machine tender
  • Eyeglass frame assembler
  • Fibreglass boat assembler
  • Golf club assembler
  • Jewellery annealer
  • Jewellery inspector
  • Lampshade assembler
  • Motorboat assembler
  • Piano assembly inspector
  • Prism maker operator
  • Sailboat assembler
  • Skate press operator
  • Sports ball moulder
  • Stuffing machine tender
  • Tennis ball maker operator
  • Toy inspector
  • Venetian blind assembler
  • Watch assembler

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
    Assemblers and finishers
    • Operate machines, use hand tools or power 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.
    • May caulk decks and hulls using caulking gun, and install trims, rudders, seats, engine mounts and other accessories using hand tools
    • May repair boats.
    • Check manufactured items for defects and for conformance to specifications and quality standards, visually or using sample models and instruments
    • Affix seals or tags to approved items and return defective products for repair or recycle
    • Complete reports and record information on product inspection.
    • May make minor adjustments and repairs.

Employment requirements

  • Secondary school education is usually required.
  • Experience as a helper or labourer in the same company may be required.
  • Experience as an assembler may be required for inspectors.
  • On-the-job training is provided.
  • Completion of college or other courses in boat building may be required.

Additional information

  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
  • There is little or no mobility among the various assemblers and inspectors in this unit group.


Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
9 – Occupations in manufacturing and utilities
4 – Occupations usually require a secondary school diploma; or several weeks of on-the-job training
Major group
94 – Machine operators, assemblers and inspectors in processing, manufacturing and printing
Sub-major group
942 – Assemblers and inspectors in manufacturing
Minor group
9421 – Furniture, wood, plastic and other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors
NOC 2021 Version 1.0
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