Unit Group

9222 Supervisors, electronics manufacturing

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, test, repair and inspect electronic parts, components and systems. They are employed in electronics manufacturing plants.

Example Titles

assembly and testing supervisor – electronic equipment manufacturing
final assembly and testing foreman/woman – electronic equipment manufacturing
foreman/woman, electronic assembly
foreman/woman, printed circuit board fabrication
production supervisor – electronics manufacturing
supervisor, communications equipment assembly – electronic equipment manufacturing
systems test foreman/woman – electronic equipment manufacturing

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Main duties


Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, inspect and test electronic and electromechanical assemblies, subassemblies, parts and components
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies and recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Ensure safety rules and regulations are followed
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related helpers and labourers.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Several years of experience as an electronics assembler, fabricator, inspector or tester are usually required.
  • Post-secondary education in electronics or a related discipline is required.

Classified elsewhere

  • Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (2241)
  • Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers (9523)
  • Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) (2242)
  • Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing (9223)

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