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92021 – Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing

Supervisors in electronics manufacturing supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, test, repair and inspect electronic parts, components and systems. They are employed in electronics manufacturing plants. Supervisors in electrical products manufacturing supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate and inspect electrical components, appliances, motors and industrial equipment. They are employed by companies that manufacture electrical products.


Example titles

  • Assembly and testing supervisor - electronic equipment manufacturing
  • Communications equipment assembly supervisor - electronic equipment manufacturing
  • Electrical appliance assembly foreman/woman
  • Electrical appliance assembly supervisor
  • Electrical equipment manufacturing supervisor
  • Electrical motor assembly foreman/woman
  • Electrical transformer assembly foreman/woman
  • Electronic assembly foreman/woman
  • Final assembly and testing foreman/woman - electronic equipment manufacturing
  • Printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication foreman/woman - electronic equipment manufacturing
  • Production supervisor - electronics manufacturing
  • Switchgear assembly foreman/woman
  • Systems test foreman/woman - electronic equipment manufacturing

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, inspect and test electronic and electromechanical assemblies, subassemblies, parts and components or activities of workers who assemble, fabricate and inspect various types of electrical apparatus and equipment such as electrical appliances, batteries, electric motors, transformers and generators and electrical switchgear and control equipment
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies and recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Ensure safety rules and regulations are followed
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment
  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of related helpers and labourers.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Post-secondary education in electronics, electrical or manufacturing technology or a related discipline is usually required for some positions in this group.
  • Several years of experience as an electronics or electric assembler, fabricator, inspector, tester or lead hand are usually required for some positions in this group.

Additional information


  • Assemblers and inspectors, electrical appliance, apparatus and equipment manufacturing (94202)
  • Assemblers, fabricators and inspectors, industrial electrical motors and transformers (94203)
  • Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers (94201)
  • Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations (72011)
  • Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (22310)
  • Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) (22311)

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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