Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling (NOC 9221)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2017-2019)
Minimum Not published
Median Not published
Maximum Not published
Job prospect
(2019-2023)
Employment in 2018
600
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 in motor vehicle production departments. They are employed in plants which manufacture automobiles, vans and light trucks.

Main duties

  • Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers in motor vehicle manufacturing production departments such as body shop, chassis, paint, trim and hardware and final assembly
  • - 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
  • - Continued…
  • - Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • - Requisition materials and supplies
  • - Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • - Prepare production and other reports.

Employment requirements

  • * Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • * Post-secondary education in engineering, sciences, business or other related discipline is usually required.
  • * Several years of experience as a production worker in motor vehicle manufacturing are required.

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