Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Windsor-Sarnia Region||(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%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 09 - Sep 13, 2019
- LCY Bioscience Inc. hired over 35 employees to restart production at the former BioAmber site in Sarnia
- The Government of Canada is investing $4.7M in two projects at Woodland Biofuels Inc.'s ethanol and biomass waste demonstration plant in Sarnia, expecting to create more than 300 local jobs
- Nemak, a manufacturer of engine blocks, will cease operations in Windsor by mid-2020, affecting about 270 employees
- Date modified: