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
  • foreperson, business machines
  • foreperson, IC (integrated circuit) making
  • foreperson, inspection / systems test
  • foreperson, PCB (printed circuit board)
  • foreperson, semiconductors
  • foreperson, telecommunications

Earnings

Annual provincial median salary

$53,662

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage data

Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2016 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))

Provincial hourly rate

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Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report

Duties

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.

Job requirements

Education, training & qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Several years of experience as an electronics assembler, fabricator, inspector or tester are usually required.
  • Post-secondary education in electronics or a related discipline is required.

Skills

  • Directive
  • Social
  • Numerical Ability
  • Clerical Ability
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Education programs in B.C.

The following program areas are related to this occupation:
  • Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering

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Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako
Cariboo
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0
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Kootenay
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Mainland / Southwest
Employment in 2016:
120
Average annual employment growth:
0.2%
Expected number of job openings:
50
North Coast & Nechako
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Northeast
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Thompson-Okanagan
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Vancouver Island / Coast
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Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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Additional resources

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