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Outlook & Prospects for Manufacturing Managers in Halifax Region
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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Halifax Region||(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 NewsWeek of Aug 29 - Sep 02, 2016
- Chain-Yard Cider is expected to open a cidery on Agricola Street in Halifax in the winter of 2017. The business, which has not yet chosen an operating name, will produce cider and likely include a lounge or pub.
- The Scotia Atlantic Biomass wood pellet plant in Middle Musquodoboit has closed due to current declines for the product, and about 16 employees are affected
- Compass Distilling, plans to open for business by March 2017 at the former Nauss Bicycle Shop location in North End Halifax. The distillery is looking to hire a head distiller.
- Dartmouth-based New Scotland Clothing Company announced plans to move its manufacturing operation from Quebec to Truro's Stanfield's factory and it will open a third store at the Stanfield International Airport. New Scotland was launched in 2014 and employs six people.
- Halifax-based GoodStuff has finalized a deal with Loblaw's to distribute its coconut water products across Canada by late October. The business opened in 2014 and employs one full-time person and four part-time sales representatives.
- Atlantic Sea Cucumber Ltd. has moved its processing plant from Sambro into a larger facility in Hackett's Cove. The company expects the number of workers will increase from about 20 to 40 or 50 over the next few years.
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