Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly (NOC 9227)

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Nature of work

This unit group includes supervisors, not elsewhere classified, who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate and inspect a variety of products, such as jewellery, clocks and watches, millwork, sporting goods, toys and other miscellaneous products. They are employed in a wide variety of manufacturing companies.

Fields of interest

  • Making or building things, constructing, doing repairs, and performing installations
  • Managing, organizing, administrating

Main duties

  • Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of workers who assemble, fabricate and inspect products, such as jewellery, clocks, watches, bicycles, millwork, sporting goods and toys
  • - Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • - Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • - Requisition materials and supplies
  • - Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • - Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • - Prepare production and other reports
  • - May set up machines and equipment.

Main characteristics of the occupation

Employment requirements

  • * Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • * Several years of experience as an assembler or inspector in the same company are usually required.

Skill type

  • Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

Skill level

  • Technical

More information

  • * There is little mobility between different types of supervisors in this unit group.

Professional associations

  • Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec (OTPQ)
  • 606, rue Cathcart, suite 505
  • Montréal, QC
  • H3B1K9
  • Toll free: 1-800-561-3459
  • Phone: 514-845-3247
  • Fax: 514-845-3643
  • Email: info@otpq.qc.ca