Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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.
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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