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Manufacturing managers  (NOC 0911)
Halifax Region
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Information on the 3-Year Employment Outlooks for certain occupational groupings is not currently available on Job Bank. Until the completion of the analysis based on the 2011 National Occupational Classification is complete in December 2016, please consult the Open Data website or contact the Labour Market Information Division ( NC-LMI-IMT-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca ) to obtain further information for occupations for which outlooks are not currently available.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Manufacturing managers in Halifax Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Manufacturing Managers (NOC 0911) in the Halifax region.

This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:

  • Employment growth is expected to be strong.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Manufacturing Managers in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 630 people work in this occupation.
  • Manufacturing Managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other manufacturing (NAICS 313-316, 322-323, 327, 331, 333-335, 337, 339): 28%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 15%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 13%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 9%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 85% compared to 69% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 11% compared to 17% for all occupations

Local Labour Market News

Week of Nov 21 - Nov 25, 2016 Week of Nov 14 - Nov 18, 2016 Week of Oct 31 - Nov 04, 2016
  • Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax expects to add 200 workers, mainly experienced welders, ironworkers, pipefitters, and production supervisors, by the end of 2016. The current workforce of 1,300 is expected to grow to 2,400 during peak periods of the major shipbuilding contract.
Week of Oct 24 - Oct 28, 2016
  • Halifax-based skin care product manufacturer Skinfix indicates it will likely hire more workers in 2017. Most of the company's 45 employees work on Lower Water Street in Halifax, although the products are made in Toronto.
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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