Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing (NOC 9224)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2016-2018)
Minimum 15.00$
Median 19.78$
Maximum 37.69$
Job prospect
(2017-2021)
Employment in 2016
1,000
Skill level
Technical (usually a college or secondary school vocational diploma)

Nature of work

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who manufacture furniture and fixtures made of wood or other materials. They are employed in furniture and fixtures manufacturing establishments.

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 furniture and fixtures of any materials, operate woodworking machines and finish furniture to specified colour or finish
  • - Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • - Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • - Continued…
  • - Requisition materials and supplies
  • - Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
  • - Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • - Prepare production and other reports.

Employment requirements

  • * Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • * Experience as a furniture and fixture assembler, woodworking machine operator, cabinetmaker or furniture finisher, is usually required.

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