Job description Foreman/woman, Painters - Metal Products near Montréal (QC)

Find out what work is like for a foreman/woman, painters - metal products in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing (NOC 9226).

Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing


Supervisors in other mechanical and metal products manufacturing supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who fabricate, assemble and inspect mechanical and metal products, such as aircraft and aircraft parts, heavy trucks, buses, trailers, motor vehicle engines, transmissions, heating equipment, commercial refrigeration and similar metal products. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing companies.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of workers who assemble and inspect products such as aircraft, buses, heavy trucks, transmissions, automobile engines and refrigeration and heating equipment
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment.

Job titles

  • foreman/woman, metalworking machine operators
  • truck trailer assembly foreman/woman
  • aircraft assembly foreman/woman
  • engine assembly foreman/woman (except aircraft)
  • foreman/woman, mobile home assembly
  • supervisor, helicopter assembly
  • shipyard painter foreman/woman
  • supervisor, snowmobile assembly

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