National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011


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9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

This unit group includes labourers, not elsewhere classified, who perform material handling, clean-up, packaging and other elemental activities in processing, manufacturing and utilities. They are employed by companies that manufacture products such as clothing, footwear, furniture and electrical and electronic products and by printing and packaging companies.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • bindery helper
    • box packer
    • carton marker
    • chair sander
    • clothing plant labourer
    • electrical products labourer
    • film cutter - film processing
    • furniture packer
    • garment folder
    • labourer, shoe manufacturing
    • lens blocker
    • packager, machine
    • seed packager
    • sorter, recyclable materials
    • upholsterer helper

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  • Exclusion(s)

    • Supervisors of labourers in this unit group (See 9227 Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly)
    • Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing (9217)
  • Main duties

    Labourers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

    • Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout plant manually or using powered equipment
    • Check and weigh materials and products
    • Sort, pack, crate and package materials and products
    • Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
    • Clean work areas and equipment
    • Perform other labouring and elemental activities.
  • Employment requirements

    • Some secondary school education may be required.
  • Additional information

    • There is some mobility among occupations in this unit group.
    • Progression to machine operating positions is possible with experience.
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