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Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors  (NOC 7231)
Windsor-Sarnia Region
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Table on the employment potential for Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors in Windsor-Sarnia Region as well as in the rest of the Ontario.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Windsor-Sarnia Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2018-12-07

The employment outlook will be fair for Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors (NOC 7231) in the Windsor - Sarnia region for the 2018-2020 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

The Windsor–Sarnia region has a high concentration of machinists and machining and tooling inspectors. Unlike other regions, most of these tradespersons work in machinery manufacturing. The area has several companies that produce equipment for automotive and heavy industrial producers, which should help boost job prospects in this field. Steadier production in the automotive industry will also maintain demand for local machine, and tool and die shops that produce goods to support the motor vehicle industry.

Here are some key facts about Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors in the Windsor - Sarnia region:

  • Approximately 2,210 people work in this occupation.
  • Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 50%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 16%
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 8%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 5%
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