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Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in processing fibre into yarn or thread; weaving, knitting or fabricating textile products; bleaching, dyeing and finishing textile products; and inspecting textile products. They are employed by textile companies.
dye room supervisor, finishing supervisor – textiles, foreman/woman – textile processing, spinning supervisor – textiles, supervisor, knitting, tufting supervisor – textiles, weave room supervisor.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of production workers who operate machines to process fibre, yarn, thread and textiles; and bleach, dye, finish or inspect textiles
- 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.
Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Textile Processing in Estrie Region
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|
|Estrie Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-21|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the Estrie region with few and infrequent job opportunities.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- ¿lectronique Raybel is relocating its Sherbrooke location with a $650,000 investment. On its scheduled September 2014 opening, four new jobs will be added to the dozen already in place. (available in French only)
- Ten million dollars will be invested in the construction of 77 new community housing units across Sherbrooke by early 2015 (available in French only)
- Universit¿ de Sherbrooke will be investing $1.5M to renovate and convert the former concert hall, Le Vieux Clocher, into a learning space (available in French only)
- Closed ski station Montjoye will be resurrected in Mont Hatley near North-Hatley thanks to a major $1M project targeting the implementation of tubing. Thirty new jobs will be created this winter. (available in French only)
- Innotex in Richmond, one of the main North American manufacturers of firefighter wear, is looking for seamstresses to fill immediate and long-term positions (available in French only)
- Secondary school La Frontali¿re of Coaticook invests $3.5M into a new gymnasium (available in French only)
- Saint-Malo-based sawmill JM Champeau is investing $7.5 million to increase its production in order to meet the demand for its products. The project will maintain its number of employees at 120 and contribute to creating jobs at its suppliers. (available in French only)
- Laboratoire M2, specializing in designing natural and biodegradable disinfectant cleaning products, is investing over $2.7 million to increase its research and development activities and to market its products (available in French only)
- Weedon-based Bois Weedon, specializing in wood for bedframes, recently opened with a dozen employees. The company plans to diversify its activities, increasing the number of employees to over 25 within a year. (available in French only)
- The Loblaws food market in Magog has changed to become a Provigo Le Marché. 70 new jobs were created for a total of 215. (available in French only)
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