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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Mauricie Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Labourers in metal fabrication (NOC 9612) in the Mauricie region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be strong.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Labourers in metal fabrication in the Mauricie region:
- Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
- Labourers in metal fabrication mainly work in the following sectors:
- Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 60%
- Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 16%
- Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 11%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: n/a
- 25 to 54: 64% compared to 68% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 12 - Jun 16, 2017
- Based on the current high demand for buyer professionals in Mauricie, according to Services Québec, Collège Laflèche is offering its local and international procurement management course free of charge. The program lasts less than a year and will start as soon as September 2017. (available in French only)
- Canadel furniture in Louiseville wants to hire around 10 employees by the end of 2017 and is seeking upholsterers and sewing professionals. The manufacturer will invest $2M to expand its plant and acquire two new fabric-cutting machines. (available in French only)
- Construction on the Nemaska Lithium commercial plant will begin in autumn 2017 in Shawinigan. Operations should begin in 2019, following an investment of $310M, and will create 36 jobs. Nemaska already employs around 50 people. (available in French only)
- Thirteen employers in the Maskinongé RCM need labourers, sewing professionals, industrial mechanics, and massage therapists. A total of 160 jobs need to be filled in the area around Louiseville, which has a severe staffing problem. (available in French only)
- Les Aliments Lucyporc's slaughterhouse in Yamachiche would like to hire around 60 employees, mainly labourers, but the company is having difficulty filling positions. The base salary is $12.61 per hour. (available in French only)
- Empire Shirt in Louiseville wants to hire around 10 people. This men's shirt manufacturer is having difficulty hiring workers in the region. (available in French only)
- Intégration Santé, based in Shawinigan, doubled its number of employees, from 10 to 20, over the last 18 months. The company performs computer data integration in healthcare and road transportation. (available in French only)
- PranaSens, based in Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan, will be installing a dryer in Wemotaci within two years, creating some ten gathering jobs. The company processes plants to manufacture essential oils. (available in French only)
- La Coop fédérée will cease its farm machinery distribution in Trois-Rivières, resulting in 26 layoffs. The cessation of operations will begin in September and will take place over 12 to 15 months. (available in French only)
- Service d'intégration travail Mauricie is expanding its head office in Trois-Rivières and creating about 10 jobs for people with mental health issues. Recycling services will be developed in the larger building. (available in French only)
- ARM Collection Agency Ltd. is looking for 10 full-time agents, 5 part-time agents, and 1 accounting clerk. Recently, the agency hired 25 customer service employees. ARM has its head office in Shawinigan and an office in Trois-Rivères. (available in French only)
- Planète Poutine et Cie in downtown Trois-Rivières has gone bankrupt. This restaurant closed its doors around May 20. (available in French only)
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