Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing (NOC 9226)

About this job

Supervisors in this group:

  • supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who make, assemble and inspect mechanical and metal products, such as aircraft and aircraft parts, heavy trucks, buses, trailers, motor vehicle engines, transmissions, heating equipment, commercial refrigeration and similar metal products
  • work for a wide variety of manufacturing companies
Common job titles
  • foreperson, agricultural equipment
  • foreperson, aircraft / helicopters
  • foreperson, ball and roller-bearings
  • foreperson, construction machinery
  • foreperson, electroplating / galvanizing
  • foreperson, engines


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

  • supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble and inspect products such as aircraft, buses, heavy trucks, transmissions, automobile engines and refrigeration and heating equipment
  • set up methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other units
  • 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 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

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