Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: <i>Sewing Machine Operators</i> (9451), <i>Fabric, Fur and Leather Cutters</i> (9452), <i>Hide and Pelt Processing Workers</i> (9453) and <i>Inspectors and Testers, Fabric, Fur and Leather Products Manufacturing</i> (9454). They are employed by clothing and textile manufacturers, tanneries and other manufacturers of fabric products.
boot and shoe foreman/woman, canvas products manufacturing foreman/woman, cutting department foreman/woman, fabric, embroidery supervisor – fabric products, fur dressing foreman/woman, hat and cap makers foreman/woman, sample room foreman/woman, leather products, sewing machine operators supervisor, stitching department supervisor, tannery foreman/woman.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who cut or stitch fabric, fur or leather garments and other products in the manufacturing process
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other units
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
- Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
- Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
- Prepare production and other reports.
Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Fabric, Fur and Leather Products Manufacturing in Muskoka-Kawarthas 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|
Local Labour Market News
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- 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
- 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
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- Construction has begun on the Fleming College Sport Complex in Peterborough, which is expected to cost about $5.9M
- 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
- In a cost-cutting move, Cameco Corporation will lay off 53 employees in Port Hope at its conversion, manufacturing and research facilities
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Renovations to the Bracebridge Falls and Wilson Falls hydroelectric stations are complete. The $21M in upgrades were completed by Bracebridge Generation Ltd.
- Aecon Group Inc. will complete $6M in runway upgrades at the Peterborough airport by January 2014 for the Seneca College Aviation Technology Program
- New Urban Haliburton Inc. has begun site preparation for the new Tim Horton’s location on County Road 21 outside Haliburton Village
- 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
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- DaviCor Construction Inc. of Port Sydney was awarded a contract to complete Phase 1 construction at Pitman’s Bay Camp near Huntsville
- The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough will offer a six-week Jobfit employment preparation program to unemployed individuals over the age of 18 with learning disabilities
- Date Modified: