Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly – NOC : 9227

Unit Group
9227 Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
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.
Example Titles
foreman/woman, bicycle assembly
foreman/woman, clock and watch assembly
foreman/woman, jewellery manufacturing
foreman/woman, millwork assembly
supervisor, millwork assembly
supervisor, silverware manufacturing
supervisor, sports equipment assembly
supervisor, toy manufacturing
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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.
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.
Additional information
  • There is little mobility between different types of supervisors in this unit group.
Classified elsewhere
  • Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities (9619)
  • Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors (9537)
  • Supervisors of woodworking machine operators (in 9224 Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing )