Job prospects Skylight Assembler - Plastic Products Manufacturing near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a skylight assembler - plastic products manufacturing.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

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Job prospects

skylight assembler - plastic products manufacturing
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors (NOC 9535) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The Greater Toronto Area is one of the province's key plastic manufacturing hubs with companies located throughout the region. Many of Ontario's largest manufacturers of plastic bottles, foodservice packaging and speciality pipe and vinyl are in the Toronto region. However, due to environmental concerns demand for single-use plastic products has decreased and may result in limited job prospects or even loss. The presence of several major automotive production plants along with more than a third of motor vehicle plastic parts manufacturers in this region will likely continue to support job prospects in this field during the forecast period. Additionally, more than two thirds of the province's plastic window and door manufacturers and a third of its plastic pipe and pipe fitting manufacturers are located in the ER.

Here are some key facts about Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 2,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 81%
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