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Supervisors, Plastic and Rubber Products Manufacturing  (NOC 9214)
Fredericton--Oromocto
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who operate processing machines and who fabricate, assemble and inspect rubber or plastic products. They are employed by rubber and plastic products manufacturing companies and in plastic parts divisions of other manufacturing companies.

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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 production workers who operate processing machines and who fabricate, assemble, finish or inspect plastic or rubber parts and products
  • 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
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Fredericton, Nackawic, Oromocto

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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Plastic and Rubber Products Manufacturing in Fredericton--Oromocto

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

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Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Plastic and Rubber Products Manufacturing in Fredericton--Oromocto as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Fredericton--Oromocto <Not assigned> 2012-06-15

According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a small occupational group with a labour force of 0, and an unemployment rate (0%) that is below the average (8%) for all occupations in the area.

According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is above the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. Many of the jobs in this occupation can be found in the Rubber, Plastics and Chemicals industry.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jun 30 - Jul 04, 2014 Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
  • Contracts for water and sewage upgrades in Fredericton have been awarded to Monteith Underground Services Ltd. and Charmac Construction Co. Ltd.
Week of Jun 09 - Jun 13, 2014
  • Work on the first phase of the $39M Kingswood Resort Village in Fredericton will begin shortly. The project will include a hotel, indoor water park, residential buildings, and a meeting and banquet facility. It is expected to create 100 jobs when completed.
  • The City of Fredericton will be hiring 35 to 45 students, including lifeguards and pool attendants, as part of their aquatics programs this summer
Please consult the New Brunswick and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.