Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing (NOC 9224)

About this job

Supervisors in this group:

  • supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who manufacture furniture and fixtures made of wood or other materials.
  • work in furniture and fixtures manufacturing businesses
Common job titles
  • foreperson, furniture / fixtures manuf'g
  • foreperson, furniture assembly
  • foreperson, machining - furniture / fixtures
  • foreperson, mattress manufacturing
  • foreperson, sanding / buffing / lacquer
  • foreperson, woodworking


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

  • supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble furniture and fixtures of any materials, operate woodworking machines and finish furniture to specified colour or finish
  • 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
  • prepare production and other reports

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a regular controlled indoor setting.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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