9221- Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling

Job Description: 

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
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.

Additional Inormation: 

Progression to managerial positions is possible with experience.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers (9522)
Supervisors of engine assemblers (in 9226 Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X