8100-Stationary Plant and Machine Supervisors and General Foremen

Job Title: 

Stationary Plant and Machine Supervisors and General Foremen

Job Description: 

Stationary plant and machine supervisors and general foremen supervise production activities of a distinct unit at a well drilling site; or within establishment engaged in processing of mineral ore and stone, metal, wood, or chemicals; within establishment concerned with the production and distribution of electricity, steam or gas, or with water supply, sewage disposal and treatment; or refrigeration and assimilated services; or within establishment in which machines are used in the manufacturing of various products on an industrial basis 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

General foreman (metal processing)
General foreman (chemical processing)
Industrial plant supervisor and general foreman

This unit group excludes

Assembly and quality check supervisor and general foreman (8200)

Specific Occupations: 

Stationary plant and machine supervisor/general foreman

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

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