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92020 – Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling

Supervisors in motor vehicle assembling supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in motor vehicle production departments. They are employed in plants which manufacture automobiles, vans and light trucks.


Example titles

  • Area coordinator - motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Assembly foreman/woman - motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Assembly supervisor - motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Assembly zone supervisor - motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Foreman/woman - motor vehicle manufacturing
  • General assembly supervisor - motor vehicle manufacturing

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers in motor vehicle manufacturing production departments such as body shop, chassis, paint, trim and hardware and final assembly
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Post-secondary education in engineering, sciences, business or other related discipline is usually required.
  • Several years of experience as a production worker in motor vehicle manufacturing are required.

Additional information

  • Progression to managerial positions is possible with experience.


Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
9 – Occupations in manufacturing and utilities
2 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of two or more years; or supervisory occupations
Major group
92 – Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and utilities operators and controllers
Sub-major group
920 – Supervisors, processing, manufacturing, assembly and fabrication occupations
Minor group
9202 – Supervisors, assembly and fabrication
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