Supervisors, electronics manufacturing (NOC 9222)

About this job

Supervisors in this group:

  • supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, test, repair and inspect electronic parts, components and systems.
  • work in electronics manufacturing plants
Common job titles
  • foreperson, business machines
  • foreperson, IC (integrated circuit) making
  • foreperson, inspection / systems test
  • foreperson, PCB (printed circuit board)
  • foreperson, semiconductors
  • foreperson, telecommunications


Supervisors in this group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble, make, inspect and test electronic and electromechanical assemblies, subassemblies, parts and components
  • set up methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other departments
  • solve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • order materials and supplies
  • train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
  • recommend staffing actions such as hiring 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

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a regular controlled indoor setting.

Career paths and resources

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