National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.0


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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.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • bicycle assembly foreman/woman
    • clock and watch assembly foreman/woman
    • jewellery manufacturing foreman/woman
    • millwork assembly foreman/woman
    • millwork assembly supervisor
    • silverware manufacturing supervisor
    • sports equipment assembly supervisor
    • toy manufacturing supervisor

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  • Exclusion(s)

    • Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities (See 9619 Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities)
    • Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors (See 9537 Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors)
    • Supervisors of woodworking machine operators (See 9224 Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing)
  • 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.
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