Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: <i>Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors</i> (7231), <i>Tool and Die Makers</i> (7232) and <i>Machining Tool Operators</i> (9511). They are employed by metal products manufacturing companies and machine shops.
foreman/woman, automotive machine shop, foreman/woman, machinists, foreman/woman, maintenance machine shop, foreman/woman, tool and die makers, supervisor, machine shop, supervisor, machinists, supervisor, metal mould and metal patternmakers, supervisor, tool and die inspectors.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who machine metal into parts, products, tools and dies or moulds with precise dimensions
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
- Train or arrange for training of workers
- Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
- Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
- Prepare production and other reports
- May set up machines and equipment and write programs for computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools
- May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related apprentices, helpers and labourers.
Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations in Kingston - Pembroke 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||N/A||N/A|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
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- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 313 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014
- Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. hired 280 employees at its new store in Guelph
- Construction has begun on NextEra Energy Canada, ULC's $400M Jericho Wind Energy project in Lambton Shores and Warwick Township. It will temporarily employ about 200 construction workers and create 8-10 full-time maintenance jobs once operational.
- Ground breaking took place in July on the 48-unit Victoria Place Condominiums development in Alliston
- Construction has begun at the site of the new Hampton Inn hotel in Timmins with completion expected for 2015
- Giant Tiger Stores Limited announced plans to build a new 20,000-sq.-ft. store in Belleville, which is scheduled to open in March of 2015
- Employers in Huntsville and throughout Muskoka are seeking candidates to fill various summer and seasonal jobs such as kitchen staff, housekeepers, personal support workers and food service workers
- Two new retailers, TSC Stores L.P.'s The Incredible Country Hardware Store and Fabricland Distributors Inc., will open locations at the Southridge Mall in Sudbury in September 2014
- Cornwall Gravel Co. Ltd. will start construction in early August on a two-year $4.3M project to upgrade sewers along sections of roadways in Cornwall
- Campus Living Centres will begin construction on a new student residence at the Haileybury Campus of Northern College this July with completion expected for August 2015
- The City of Kawartha Lakes Council has awarded a $6.07M contract to Coco Paving Inc. of Bowmanville to construct a trenchless Scugog River crossing that is to be completed by February 2015
- The City of Temiskaming Shores received $999,000 from the Government of Canada to complete its waterfront revitalization initiative along Lake Timiskaming and in the communities of New Liskeard and Haileybury
- Global Egg Corporation is creating up to 25 jobs and expanding its operations in Elmira with construction of a new facility which is expected to be operational by January 2015
- Construction is expected to begin this fall on a new boaters lounge at the Georgian Shores Marina in Owen Sound
- Information technology company ITRenew, Inc. is opening a new, larger facility in Toronto this August
- Agero, Inc., a roadside assistance provider, is expanding its contact centre in Sault Ste. Marie with plans to increase its workforce by 12 percent in 2014
- Little Beginnings Daycare & Learning Centres has opened in Kincardine, with space for 42 children and a staff of nine
- Donaldson by Design Hair Academy, a private career college has opened in Trenton this July
- Luxury cruise ship Pearl Mist will be making six stops at the Port of Little Current on its tour of the Great Lakes this summer, marking the return of the cruise industry to Manitoulin Island
- Hardwood Ski and Bike in Oro-Medonte will host the mountain-bike event for the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games
- Food producer Bonduelle North America will rebuild its Tecumseh plant after a fire destroyed its warehouse area in July. Up to 200 full-time, 250 seasonal workers and about 110 growers are affected as the site is restored and limited production resumes.
- Hudson's Bay Company will be closing its Home Outfitters store at the Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga
- Video game developer Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.'s $543M investment will create 800 jobs in Ontario by 2020
- Halton Region will invest $1.2B in its regional roads over the next 10 years
- APAC Customer Services, Inc. in Hamilton expects to staff 200 customer service and telesales positions at its call centre by this fall
- Construction of a new French immersion public school in north Oshawa will begin in the summer of 2015
- Homewood Suites by Hilton opened its new Waterloo/St. Jacobs location, featuring a four-storey, 97-suite hotel
- McCormick Canada, a producer of spices and other food products in London, will be expanding production and adding 40 jobs, including some former Kellogg employees
- Niagara Region will be hiring 18 additional emergency services personnel by the end of September
- V-Tech Engineering, Inc. has opened a new Canadian head office and bakery equipment manufacturing and testing facility in Richmond Hill
- Smithworks Brewing Company officially opened in July on Rye St. in Peterborough with a retail store and tasting room
- The Bourbon Barrel Saloon, a new country bar on King Street in Peterborough, is set to open within the next few weeks
- Frozen yogurt chain Menchie's opened a Windsor location on Dougall Avenue in June
- Algood Caster Innovations expects to double its manufacturing output as the company moves to its new facility in Brampton
- The Electrical College of Canada has opened a new campus in Mississauga
- London International Airport will be adding direct flights twice-daily to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey
- NECO Community Futures Development Corporation received $408,872 from the Government of Canada to establish a Northern Ontario pavilion at the 2014 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, allowing 50 businesses to showcase their products and services
- Microsoft Corporation announced that it will cut up to 18,000 jobs worldwide by June 2015. The number of positions impacted in Ontario is currently not known.
- The Pizza Hut restaurant in Brockville closed in July, affecting approximately 30 staff
- Skyline International Development Inc. announced a five-year $400M redevelopment plan for Deerhurst Resort near Huntsville, which includes new condos, cottages and a commercial village. The first condo, a 170-unit $55M project, will launch this summer.
- Town Shoes Limited will open its first two Canadian Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW Inc.) locations in Mississauga and Newmarket in August 2014
- Kodiak Group Holdings Company will close the Terra Nova Shoes plant in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland by the end of November and move production to a new plant in Cambridge, Ontario
- Construction is underway on the new Future Shop and Sally Beauty retail stores at Brookdale Square in Cornwall
- The Rainbow District School Board is hiring 15 early childhood educators, 13 educational assistants, 10 elementary school teachers, three student success teachers and two social workers
- Graham Construction & Engineering Inc. has been awarded a $44M contract to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant in Owen Sound, with construction due to start in August and completion scheduled for 2016
- B.D.M. Millwrights Inc. is expanding and will move from Blenheim to a larger facility in Chatham by the end of August. It is currently seeking 15 additional workers including millwrights, welder-fitters, fabricators and designers.
- The Region of Waterloo has budgeted $73M for the Grand River Transit fleet project which will include light rail and bus expansion. The region expects to add the equivalent of 11 new full-time staff in 2014.
- The Toronto Community Housing Corporation has selected seven vendors to deliver $12.7M in general repairs to over 1500 buildings starting in July 2014
- Medical and safety technology company Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA has opened a new office and design centre in Mississauga
- The Government of Canada has opened a new $400,000 state-of-the-art Asian carp science lab at the Canada Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW) in Burlington, adding five full-time staff and a number of short-term positions
- WIND Mobile opened two new locations in Brantford, a store at 84 Dalhousie St. and a standalone kiosk in Lynden Park Mall
- Sarnia-Lambton will host the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge this November. The 24-game tournament will be held at RBC Centre, the Shores Recreation Centre and the Sarnia Arena.
- Sensient Flavors Canada Inc. announced the closure of its food manufacturing facility in Cornwall affecting approximately 50 employees
- Ontera, a telecommunications division of Ontario Northland Transportation Commission, will lay off 40 employees over the next two years. Employees in North Bay, Timmins, Cochrane, New Liskeard and Sudbury will be affected.
- The Richard Ivey School of Business in London will be cutting more than 10 positions due to restructuring
- Cadillac Cabs Inc., Wallaceburg's sole taxi company, laid off six staff in July, including three dispatchers and three drivers
- Northland Power Inc. has received provincial approval to construct the 40-turbine Grand Bend Wind Farm near the eastern shores of Lake Huron. The $380M project is expected to generate 150 construction jobs and up to eight positions once operational.
- York Region Emergency Medical Services offered 56 positions to recently trained paramedics
- Advanced Medical Marihuana Canada has purchased a former greenhouse complex in Kincardine at the Bruce Energy Centre and is renovating the site. The company plans to begin operations this fall and expects to employ 20-30 staff in the first phase.
- Wellington County Council has approved $5M in funding for the construction of the new Groves Memorial Community Hospital and $4.4M for upgrades and renovations to Louise Marshall Hospital and Palmerston and District Hospital
- Dollar Tree Canada plans to open a new retail store in downtown Kingston this fall
- Steed and Evans Limited has been awarded a $5.7M contract to install new adapted Bus Rapid Transit (aBRT) stops and undertake the road construction on Hespeler Road in Cambridge
- Peak Engineering & Construction Ltd. was awarded $5.2M by Port Hope Council to renovate the Jack Burger Sports Complex in Port Hope. The one-year project is expected to begin soon.
- Bay City Contractors (Thunder Bay) Inc. received a $4.5M contract from Atikokan town council to reconstruct Willow Road
- The Windsor Family Credit Union has opened its eighth retail location in June in downtown Windsor
- East River Solutions Ltd., a machining company, has expanded into Wallaceburg with plans to hire five additional staff over the next year
- Rock-Tech, a mining equipment manufacturer, received $15,000 from FedNor to complete an operational assessment and increase production at the company's new 30,000-sq.-ft. facility in Sudbury
- Canada Post added a new outlet to the Canadian Tire location in Tillsonburg
- Grocery store chain Sobeys Inc. is closing seven stores in Ontario
- No Frills will close its grocery store at the Cornwall Square Shopping Centre in August, affecting approximately 60 staff
- Toronto's The Grid magazine, owned by Torstar Corporation, ceased publication in July, resulting in the loss of up to 22 jobs
- Savage Arms Canada Inc., a rifle manufacturer in Lakefield, will permanently lay off 15 temporary workers. Five full-time permanent employees will be laid off for the summer. Factory and workforce expansion plans remain in place over the next two years.
- The Near North District School Board has laid-off eight secondary school teachers due to declining enrollment
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