7200-Supervisors and General Foremen (Metal, Machinery and Related Trades)

Job Title: 

Supervisors and General Foremen (Metal, Machinery and Related Trades)

Job Description: 

Supervisors and general foremen in metal, machinery and related trades supervise production activities within a distinct unit of an establishment concerned with fabrication of metal products, preparation and erection of metal structures, or fitting and installing mechanical, and control and coordinate the activities of workers in various occupations.


Tasks include:

  • interpreting specifications and job orders
  • determining sequence of operations and use of equipment
  • estimating manpower requirements
  • assigning duties to workers
  • analysing and resolving work problems
  • coordinating the work of one or more units with other units
  • recommending or initiating personnel action
  • supervising co-workers and helping them in their work
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Supervisor and general foreman (metal and machinery trades)
Supervisor and general foreman (non-electrical/non-electronic machinery manufacturing and repair)

Specific Occupations: 

Supervisor/General foreman (metal, machinery and related trades)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore