9226- Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing
Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing
Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who fabricate, assemble and inspect mechanical and metal products, such as aircraft and aircraft parts, heavy trucks, buses, trailers, motor vehicle engines, transmissions, heating equipment, commercial refrigeration and similar metal products. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing companies.
Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of workers who assemble and inspect products such as aircraft, buses, heavy trucks, transmissions, automobile engines and refrigeration and heating equipment
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 staff 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.
Completion of secondary school is usually required.
Post-secondary education may be required for some occupations in this group.
Several years of experience as an assembler or inspector in the same company are usually required.
Aircraft engine assembly and machine fitters' supervisors (in 7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades)
Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (7201)
Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing (9223)
Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling (9221)
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X