Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing (NOC 9214)

About this job

Supervisors in this group:

  • supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who operate processing machines, and who fabricate, assemble and inspect rubber or plastic products
  • work in rubber and plastic products manufacturing companies and in plastic parts divisions of other manufacturing companies
Common job titles
  • foreperson, assemblers
  • foreperson, blow moulding
  • foreperson, calendering
  • foreperson, compounding foreperson
  • foreperson, compression moulding
  • foreperson, conveyor belt building


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

  • supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate processing machines and who fabricate, assemble, finish or inspect plastic or rubber parts and products
  • 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
  • may set up machines and equipment

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a controlled indoor setting.
  • The workplace may be noisy enough to affect hearing.
  • The workplace may contain strong or toxic odours.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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