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Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in motor vehicle production departments. They are employed in plants which manufacture automobiles, vans and light trucks.
area co-ordinator – motor vehicle manufacturing, assembly foreman/woman – motor vehicle manufacturing, foreman/woman – motor vehicle manufacturing, general supervisor, assembly – motor vehicle manufacturing, supervisor, assembly – motor vehicle manufacturing, zone supervisor, assembly – motor vehicle manufacturing.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers in motor vehicle manufacturing production departments such as body shop, chassis, paint, trim and hardware and final assembly
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other units
- Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
- Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
- Prepare production and other reports.
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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Motor Vehicle Assembling in Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region
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Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Ontario.
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|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||N/A||N/A|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
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Labour Market Bulletins
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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- Construction started for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit in Toronto. The $4.9B project is scheduled for completion in 2020.
- Developer Tridel Condominiums and real estate firm Hines Interests Limited Partnership released details of their $1.1B Aqualina development project at Bayside Toronto. It will include residential, commercial and cultural uses.
- German-based manufacturer Krinner Group recently opened a plant in Chatham, will hire up to 20 employees including administrators, operators, welders and forklift drivers
- Groundbreaking on an $83.5M nursing home has taken place in Thunder Bay
- Construction is set to start on Renfrew Power Generation's Thomas Low Generating Station in June. The project is set to cost $20M.
- A $9M project to replace 3.4km of sewer in Kingston has broken ground. Work on the project is being performed by LiquiForce Services.
- Groundbreaking on a $5.6M school board office has taken place in Schumacher, near Timmins
- Magmic Games has announced a $4M fund for software/game developers to help the company fill its orders
- The Westbrook Sports Dome has resumed construction and is expected to be completed by August, while a turf field is expected to be installed by September
- CVTech Group Incorporated announced that its Ontario-based subsidiary Riggs Distler Incorporated has obtained five contracts totalling $24.5M, including three projects in Toronto. The work is expected to take place between 2013-2015.
- The groundbreaking ceremony for the new downtown Oshawa Holiday Inn Express and Oshawa Convention Centre took place on June 6, 2013. The $21M development is expected to be completed by December 2014.
- The Town of Lakeshore in Essex County has approved a 74-lot subdivision by developer Marcel St. John with construction expected to begin this summer
- Wellington Builders of Lambton County will begin construction at the end of this month on a $14.6M project to expand St. Christopher Catholic Secondary School in Sarnia
- New Concept Quality Doors Ltd. in Wingham opening in June, employs 22 staff with plans to expand
- Shamrock Metal Recycling opened in May, employing three people with plans to add another seven as the business grows
- Brewers Retail Inc. has opened a new Beer Store on Market Street South in Brantford
- Refuge: Hamilton Centre for Newcomer Health has opened a second clinic on Main Street East in Hamilton, providing health care to new immigrants
- Hart Laundry in Perth is facing layoffs after having their contract with the Perth and Smith Falls District Hospital terminated early
- Tech Jobs+ is hosting a recruitment event on Tuesday June 18 from 5pm to 7pm at the Waterloo Inn in Waterloo
- The Employment and Education Centre in Brockville will be holding a job fair for early childhood educators on June 25th
- The Toronto International Film Festival Recruitment Fair will take place on June 20, 23 and 28, 2013, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, Toronto
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- PCL Constructors Canada Incorporated has signed an $84.2M contract for Humber College's new Learning Resource Commons project. Approximately 150 workers are expected to be involved in the construction.
- Automotive parts manufacturer, TG Minto Corp., plans to start production in Stratford this July, currently hiring for up to 70 positions
- The University of Toronto Mississauga has broken ground on a $35M complex for the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. It is being built by PCL Constructors Canada Incorporated and is scheduled to open in September 2014.
- Bird Construction Group will build a performing arts centre at the corner of St. Paul and Carlisle Streets in St. Catharines. The $42M project is expected to be completed by 2015.
- Despite declining enrolment, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board expects to hire 39 full-time and occasional high school teachers for work in the Muskoka area
- A ground breaking ceremony was held for the new $15M Town of Oakville North Operations Depot and interim fire station. Construction completion and hiring of 16-20 firefighters is expected to take place in spring/summer 2014.
- Sbarro, an Italian eatery, plans to open 20 new restaurants in Ontario. The company currently has two locations in North York and Brampton and will open three more by August 2013.
- Toyotetsu Canada Inc. will expand its current auto parts manufacturing facility on Park Road in Simcoe. The 117,500-sq.-ft. expansion project is expected to be completed by spring 2014.
- Construction is about to begin on a new $2M shipping and receiving building at the Pines Long-Term Care Residence in Bracebridge by Greystone Project Management of Huntsville
- SDI Builders Ltd. of London will begin a $960K+ renovation project in June at St. Joseph’s School in Clinton
- B.R. Fulton Construction of Renfrew has been awarded two contracts to rehabilitate County Road 24 in Renfrew and County Road 22 in Renfrew. The total value of the contracts is just over $1M
- A new Walmart Supercentre opened in Malton on May 31, 2013, employing 170 associates
- St. Anne's Catholic School in St. Thomas is expanding to accommodate the arrival of full-day kindergarten in September 2013. K+L Construction Limited holds the project contract, which is budgeted at approximately $1M.
- Heather & Little Ltd. awarded $368K contract to renovate the Wingham Town Hall in North Huron this summer
- Rogers Communications closed its CityNews Channel in Toronto and is cutting production in its OMNI Television operations. The changes will impact 2.5% of the company’s broadcast workforce and an estimated 62 full-time jobs will be lost.
- Lake Shore Gold Corporation laid off 35 employees at its Timmins gold mines
- Multimedia Nova Corporation, the parent company of the Town Crier, Toronto Today, and Vaughan Today newspapers, has suspended publication indefinitely. All the staff have been given layoff notices.
- Economical Insurance is laying off 104 staff in the information technology and underwriting departments in Waterloo as part of its business transformation program to streamline operations
- Husky Energy Inc. is closing one of their Sault Ste. Marie truck stops, laying off 18 staff
- Ruthven Public School in Essex County to close at end of June, affecting 13 staff
- The Elgin Children’s Aid Society in St. Thomas issued layoff notices to 10 people due to a reduction in its budget. The agency will also make cuts to a number of services and programs.
- Willis College is set to move into a space in the Winner's Circle Mall in Arnprior. The Eastern Ontario based college specializes in Business, Health and Technology.
- The diSTRICTLY Business Regional Expo of Enterprise will be taking place on June 6, 2013, at the Western Fair District’s Progress Building in London. Over 200 exhibitors are expected to be present.
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- The Rideau Transit Group has started work on the $226M project to widen the Queensway in Ottawa. The project is expected to create more than 2,000 jobs and be completed by the summer of 2015.
- Hitachi Construction Truck Manufacturing Ltd. has completed the $32M expansion of its Guelph facility. The company plans to bring 500 new jobs to the area by 2018.
- Pioneer Construction Inc. has been awarded a $10.4M contract to rebuild Highway 144 at Cartier, north of Sudbury, creating 100 jobs this summer
- Pioneer Construction Inc. has been awarded a $15.6M contract to rebuild Highway 17 near Nipigon this summer, creating 150 jobs
- Wilco Contractors Superior Inc. has been awarded a $4.6M contract to replace the Sturgeon River Bridge near Geraldton this summer, creating 40 jobs
- The official opening of 84 affordable housing rental units for low-income seniors took place in Vaughan. The project cost more than $5.8M and created up to 210 jobs in York Region.
- Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited started construction on a new downtown transformer station. The project is expected to cost $195M and should be completed by the end of 2014.
- The Kearney Graphite Mine, located in the Parry Sound District, has received approval to reopen this year, creating 80 full-time jobs
- Fowler Construction Company Ltd. has been awarded a $4.8M contract to rebuild 16km of Highway 124 this summer near Magnetawan, creating 48 jobs
- Construction has begun on the Fleming College Sport Complex in Peterborough, which is expected to cost about $5.9M
- Sears Canada Inc. opened a Sears Hometown store in Orillia
- Ground breaking for a new $51M secondary school in Sault Ste. Marie has taken place
- The Government of Ontario has partnered with Armo Tool Limited to expand production at its Middlesex plant, creating 14 new jobs and retaining 125 positions
- The new $5M Galaxy Cinema Sarnia will open in June at the Lambton Mall, replacing the Famous Players Lambton theatre
- The LCBO will open two new stores in Prince Edward Country this year
- After three years of building renovations, a new Hobart’s Steakhouse along with private art gallery the Doctor’s House, will open at the end of May on Hunter Street in Peterborough
- Ground has broken on the new Bancroft Family Health Team facility. The centre, which will be home to the existing staff and two new physicians, is scheduled to be finished by December 2013.
- The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board plans to lay off close to 200 elementary and secondary school teachers at the end of June due to low enrolment
- In a cost-cutting move, Cameco Corporation will lay off 53 employees in Port Hope at its conversion, manufacturing and research facilities
- The Rainbow District School Board, based in Sudbury, has announced that 45 positions will be eliminated
- The Highland Shores Children's Aid Society will eliminate up to 20 positions due to changes in funding from the provincial government. Layoffs are expected to affect management and frontline staff.
- The Summer 2013 Job Fair and Training Expo will take place on June 19, 2013, at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton
- The Career, Education and Settlement Fair will take place on June 25, 2013, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
- Several retailers planning to open at the Toronto Premium Outlets in Halton Hills have posted online hiring advertisements. The mall is set to open on August 1, 2013, with 85 stores.
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Waterville TG Inc. plans to hire between 60 to 80 workers for its Petrolia manufacturing plant near Sarnia by the end of this year
- The new Tanger Outlet Ottawa mall is under construction in Kanata. The mall is expected to employ about 700 during the construction and 1,000 workers when completed in 2014.
- Carriage Gate Group Inc. and Medica One Integrative Health Care announced the construction of the Burlington Health Care Centre. The project is scheduled to begin this month and expected to create 200 jobs.
- A $60M expansion project of the existing Tanger Outlets Cookstown mall will create 125 jobs during construction and 400 retail jobs upon completion
- About 20 jobs will be created this summer in the Parry Sound area as a result of Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation funding
- Bioenterprise Corporation is receiving $367,500 from FedDev Ontario to support Southern Ontario entrepreneurs in the agri-technology sector
- The Gananoque Police Service are looking to hire four teens between the ages of 15 and 18 as summer ambassadors to tourists and local businesses
- The Government of Ontario is expanding Summer Company, a program helping students launch start-up companies, by 100 new spaces this year
- Renovations to the Bracebridge Falls and Wilson Falls hydroelectric stations are complete. The $21M in upgrades were completed by Bracebridge Generation Ltd.
- Birchmount Woods, a 152-unit affordable housing rental project, was officially opened in Scarborough. Its construction created about 380 jobs.
- The Target Canada regional distribution centre in Milton has been completed by Cooper Construction Ltd. It will be the supply chain and logistics support hub for Target’s retail network.
- The Canadian Film Centre’s Northern Dancer Pavilion ground-breaking took place on May 15, 2013, in Toronto. Renovations worth $9M are planned as part of the Windfields Campus Improvement Project.
- The construction of a new GO Transit bus storage and maintenance facility in East Gwillimbury was announced. The total project cost is estimated at $20.5M.
- The Vista Hospitality Group is converting the Delta Kitchener-Waterloo Hotel to a Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Kitchener. Renovation costs are about $8M and the project is expected to be completed by April 2014.
- Aecon Group Inc. will complete $6M in runway upgrades at the Peterborough airport by January 2014 for the Seneca College Aviation Technology Program
- Windsor's Sherway Contracting Ltd. and Chatham’s Henry Hyink Construction Ltd. will complete three watermain and road re-construction projects in Leamington worth about $1.7M
- A GoodLife Fitness Club will open at Toronto Pearson International Airport’s Terminal 1 in September 2013
- Construction has started on a new 23,000-sq.-ft. Toyota auto dealership in Exeter
- Construction has begun on the new LCBO building in Listowel at the Carriage Shopping Centre
- New Urban Haliburton Inc. has begun site preparation for the new Tim Horton’s location on County Road 21 outside Haliburton Village
- Designer Depot and Fairweathers/International Clothiers will be opening in the Pembroke Mall in 2013
- Dollarama recently opened several new stores in the Toronto region and Ottawa
- Dollar Tree plans to open new stores during May 2013 in Mississauga and Port Elgin
- The Ontario Hockey League announced that London has won the bid to host the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup. The event will take place from May 16-25, 2014.
- Bakkavor Foods Canada plans to close its Cobourg location within the next few weeks, affecting 50 workers
- Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare plans to reduce about 37 full-time equivalent positions and reduce the administrative department payroll by $200,000
- Timmins to host Canada's largest mining expo on May 29 and 30th, with more than 40 companies accepting resumes
- ONRoute service centres is hosting a job fair at Cambridge Career Connections on May 29 and 30th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, in Cambridge
- The Ottawa International Game Conference will be holding a gaming industry job fair May 30th, at the Ottawa Convention Centre
- The Toronto Premium Outlet Mall job fair will take place on June 6, 2013, at the Milton Sports Centre, in Milton
- The York Humber Employment and Social Services information fair on employment services will take place on June 7, 2013, in Toronto
- The Toronto Engineering and Technical Career Expo will take place on June 13, 2013, at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Conference Centre
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