Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly (NOC 9227)

About this job

This group includes supervisors, not elsewhere classified, who supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who:

  • assemble, make and inspect a variety of products, such as jewellery, clocks and watches, millwork, sporting goods, toys and other miscellaneous products
  • are employed in a wide variety of manufacturing companies
Common job titles
  • foreperson, baby carriage
  • foreperson, bicycle
  • foreperson, candle making
  • foreperson, clock and watch assembly
  • foreperson, fibreglass boat
  • foreperson, firearms

Duties

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

  • supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate and inspect products, such as jewellery, clocks, watches, bicycles, millwork, sporting goods and toys
  • 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 workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
  • recommend staffing actions such as hiring and promotions
  • prepare production and other reports
  • may set up machinery and equipment

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a regular controlled indoor setting.
  • The workplace many noisy enough to affect hearing.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

There is little movement between different types of supervisors in this unit group.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.