Supervisors, electronics manufacturing (NOC 9222)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2016-2018)
Minimum Not published
Median Not published
Maximum Not published
Job prospect
(2017-2021)
Employment in 2016
400
Skill level
Technical (usually a college or secondary school vocational diploma)

Occupation related to information and communications technology

Nature of work

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, test, repair and inspect electronic parts, components and systems. They are employed in electronics manufacturing plants.

Main duties

  • Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, inspect and test electronic and electromechanical assemblies, subassemblies, parts and components
  • - Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • - Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
  • - Continued…
  • - Requisition materials and supplies
  • - Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies and recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • - Ensure safety rules and regulations are followed
  • - Prepare production and other reports
  • - May set up machines and equipment
  • - Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related helpers and labourers.

Employment requirements

  • * Completion of secondary school is required.
  • * Several years of experience as an electronics assembler, fabricator, inspector or tester are usually required.
  • * Post-secondary education in electronics or a related discipline is required.

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