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Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who produce camera work and printing plates and cylinders, process film, print text and illustrations on paper, metal and other material, and bind and finish printed products. They are employed by companies that specialize in commercial printing or one of its components, such as binding or colour reproduction, in combined printing and publishing companies, such as newspapers and magazines, and in various establishments in both the public and private sectors that have in-house printing departments.
bindery foreman/woman – printing, bindery supervisor – printing, composing room supervisor – printing, film processing supervisor, finishing supervisor – printing, photographic and film processing foreman/woman, platemaking supervisor – printing, preparatory supervisor – printing, prepress supervisor – printing, pressroom supervisor – printing, printing supervisor.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of workers who produce camera work and printing plates and cylinders; process film; and print, bind and finish books, newspapers, business forms and other printed products
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
- Review and approve all job proofs or samples in order to ensure quality of work meets client specifications
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems, provide technical advice and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
- Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
- Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
- Prepare production and other reports
- May set up machines or equipment.
Brantford, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Port Colborne, Stoney Creek, Thorold, Welland, Dundas, Dunnville, Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Simcoe, Bay Beach, Beamsville, Carlisle, Crescent Beach, Crescent Park, Crystal Beach, Delhi, Flamboro, Fort Erie Beach, Fort Erie North, Mississauga Beach, Mulgrave, Oakhill Forest, Old Fort Erie, Point Abino, Port Dover, Ridgeway, Ridgewood, Rose Hill Estates, Shand's Corner, Thunder Bay, Waterford, Wavecrest, Waverly Beach, Woodhouse Acres
Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Printing and Related Occupations in Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula 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
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Thorold Foodland supermarket re-opened after a $2.5M expansion and renovation project. The number of staff at the supermarket increased from 65 to 85 and is expected to reach at least 100.
- Transcom call centre in St. Catharines will close by the end of February 2014, affecting 260 employees
- Construction started in Dunnville, Haldimand County, on the $1B Grand Renewable Energy Park project, which will create 1,200 full-time jobs during construction
- Call centre operator Sitel plans to add 125 jobs to its St. Catharines location
- A $2M construction project is underway at the Ironwood Plaza in Pelham, near Welland
- Niagara College will build an addition to its Rankin Technology Centre to house the Industry Innovation Centre to provide research and development assistance to small and medium sized manufacturers
- A new Toys ¿R¿ Us and Babies ¿R¿ Us store opened in Brant and has hired 55 employees from the Brantford area
- A&W plans to hire over 40 part-time and full-time positions at its new restaurant currently under construction on the Seaway Mall property in Welland
- Groundbreaking will take place on the new $83M Niagara Regional Police headquarters. The project is expected to be completed by fall 2015.
- McMaster University has received $24.2M in funding for the McMaster Automotive Research Centre
- U.S. Steel will permanently close the idle iron and steel-making operations located in Hamilton by the end of the year, affecting 47 non-union employees
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