9221 Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
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.
area co-ordinator – motor vehicle manufacturing
assembly foreman/woman – motor vehicle manufacturing
foreman/woman – motor vehicle manufacturing
general supervisor, assembly – motor vehicle manufacturing
supervisor, assembly – motor vehicle manufacturing
zone supervisor, assembly – motor vehicle manufacturing
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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.
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.
- Progression to managerial positions is possible with experience.
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