Job description Sewing Machine Operators Supervisor near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what work is like for a sewing machine operators supervisor in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing (NOC 9217).

Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing

Description

Supervisors in textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing. They are employed by textile manufacturing companies, tanneries and other manufacturers of fabric, fur and leather products.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of production workers who operate machines to process natural, synthetic and hybrid textile fibre, yarn and thread; bleach, dye and finish textiles; operate manufacturing machines to cut, stitch and produce fabric, fur or leather garments and other products; and inspect textile products
  • 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

  • sample room foreman/woman, leather products
  • supervisor, knitting
  • leather products sample room foreman/woman
  • knitting supervisor
  • fabric-cutting department foreman/woman
  • finishing supervisor - textiles
  • foreman/woman - textile processing
  • fur dressing foreman/woman
  • stitching department supervisor
  • embroidery supervisor - fabric products
  • sewing machine operators supervisor
  • boot and shoe foreman/woman
  • canvas products manufacturing foreman/woman
  • tannery foreman/woman
  • dye room supervisor
  • hat and cap makers foreman/woman
  • cutting department foreman/woman, fabric
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