Job prospects Bending Machine Operator near Longueuil (QC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "bending machine operator" was moved from the group Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 9416) to the group Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 94105).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Metalworking and forging machine operators" near Longueuil (QC) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

bending machine operator
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 9416) in the Montérégie region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Metalworking and forging machine operators in the Montérégie region:

  • Approximately 570 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Metalworking and forging machine operators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 33%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 31%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 8%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 6%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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