Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes labourers, not elsewhere classified, who perform material handling, clean-up, packaging and other elemental activities in processing, manufacturing and utilities. They are employed by companies that manufacture products such as clothing, footwear, furniture and electrical and electronic products and by printing and packaging companies.
bindery helper, box packer, carton marker, chair sander, clothing plant labourer, electrical products labourer, film cutter – film processing, furniture packer, garment folder, labourer, shoe manufacturing, lens blocker, packager, machine, seed packager, sorter, recyclable materials, upholsterer helper.
- Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout plant manually or using powered equipment
- Check and weigh materials and products
- Sort, pack, crate and package materials and products
- Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
- Clean work areas and equipment
- Perform other labouring and elemental activities.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Labourers in Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities in Newfoundland and Labrador
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
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 21 - Oct 25, 2013
- The recent signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Europe is expected to have a positive impact on the seafood industry in NL. Once it is ratified, the agreement will significantly reduce tariffs for Canadian companies.
- The Multi-Materials Stewardship Board has partnered with the Electronic Products Recycling Association to launch an electronic recycling program. There will be 14 drop-off depots in 13 communities of the province.
- Farmers Dairy, in Atlantic Canada recently merged with Agropur, a Québec-based dairy firm. Agropur plans to eliminate 45 positions at plants in Nova Scotia and NL. The company is committed to maintaining 450 positions in Atlantic Canada.
- The provincial government's Dept. of Fisheries and Aquaculture has issued a call for proposals to evaluate new opportunities for harvesting, processing and marketing yellowtail flounder
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