Job prospects Manufacturing Technician - Industrial Engineering near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a manufacturing technician - industrial engineering.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

manufacturing technician - industrial engineering
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians (NOC 2233) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 1,090 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Computer, electronic and electrical product manufacturing (NAICS 334-335): 18%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 9%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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