Job description Foreman/woman, Painters - Metal Products near Whitehorse (YT)

Find out what work is like for a foreman/woman, painters - metal products in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing (NOC 92023).

Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing


Supervisors in other mechanical and metal products manufacturing supervise and coordinate the activities of workers who fabricate, assemble and inspect mechanical and metal products, such as aircraft and aircraft parts, heavy trucks, buses, trailers, motor vehicle engines, transmissions, heating equipment, commercial refrigeration and similar metal products. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing companies.

Job duties

  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule activities of workers who assemble and inspect products such as aircraft, buses, heavy trucks, transmissions, automobile engines and refrigeration and heating equipment
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate 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.

Job titles

  • aircraft assembly foreman/woman
  • engine assembly foreman/woman (except aircraft)
  • helicopter assembly foreman/woman
  • metalworking machine operators foreman/woman
  • mobile home assembly foreman/woman
  • shipyard painter foreman/woman
  • snowmobile assembly supervisor
  • truck trailer assembly foreman/woman

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