Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors (NOC 9537)

About this job

This group includes assemblers, finishers and inspectors not elsewhere classified.

People in this group:

  • assemble, finish and inspect components or products of various materials, such as jewellery, silverware, buttons, pencils, non-prescription lenses, brushes, clocks and watches, musical instruments, sporting goods, toys and other miscellaneous products.
  • work for a wide variety of manufacturing companies.
Common job titles
  • advertising buttons
  • aircraft heat shield / sensors
  • automotive - car seats
  • baggage
  • calibrator, thermostat / pressure switch
  • charger, thermometric capillary tube


Assemblers and finishers in this unit group:

  • May make routine changes of dies, nozzles or other machinery attachments as required.
  • Clean work stations and remove scraps, dust, shavings or other by-products from machinery and surrounding areas
  • Sand, trim, grind or clean products into final form using hand tools
  • Screw, clip, glue, bond, weld or otherwise assemble parts and components to form final products
  • Load supplies into hoppers of dispensing units or manually align, feed or otherwise place materials into machines
  • Operate machines or use hand tools to cut, shape and fit materials to form parts and to fabricate components or products

Inspectors in this unit group:

  • Check manufactured items for defects and for conformance to specifications, visually or using sample models and instruments
  • Affix seals or tags to approved items and return defective products for repair or recycle
  • Complete reports on product inspection.

Work environment

Key aspects of work in this occupation:

  • Assemblers in this unit group usually work in a conventional controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school
  • Work is done with equipment, machinery or power/hand tools that could cause an injury.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience
  • There is little or no mobility among the various assemblers and inspectors in this group

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.