Supervisors - mineral and metal processing

Supervisors - mineral and metal processing

NOC
9211

- Supervisors, mineral and metal processing

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in mineral and metal processing and manufacturing.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

20
 

Median Hourly Wage

$27.50
$16.00
Low
$39.00
High

Median Salary

$45,982
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

122
 

% Working Full Time

96%
 

% Working Full Year

56%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in mineral and metal processing and manufacturing. They are employed in mineral ore and metal processing plants such as copper, lead and zinc refineries, uranium processing plants, steel mills, aluminum plants, precious metal refineries, cement processing plants, clay, glass and stone processing plants and foundries.

Main Duties

Supervisors, mineral and metal processing, perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers engaged in the following duties: operating single or multi-function mineral and metal processing machinery and equipment; operating mouldmaking and coremaking machines or manually make moulds and cores; operating glass process control, forming and finishing machines; operating concrete, clay and stone forming and finishing machines; and operating cement process control machines and equipment
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work 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
  • May set up machines and equipment.

Also Known As

  • blast furnace foreman/woman
  • brick and tile foreman/woman
  • cement processing supervisor
  • coremaking foreman/woman - foundry
  • die casting supervisor
  • glass cutters supervisor
  • lead refining foreman/woman
  • lime preparation foreman/woman
  • melting and roasting department supervisor
  • ore milling supervisor
  • roll shop operations coach - steel mill
  • steel mill shift co-ordinator
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Post-secondary education in metallurgy, sciences or a related field may be required for some occupations in this unit group.
  • Several years of experience in metal manufacturing or mineral/metal processing environment are usually required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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1.3%
Female
98.7%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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0.0%
15-24
8.0%
25-34
24.0%
35-44
40.0%
45-54
20.0%
55-64
8.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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12.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
40.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
12.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
28.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
8.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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64.0%
Manufacturing
16.0%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
12.0%
Construction
8.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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45.80%
Northeast
20.80%
Southeast
8.30%
Southwest
0.00%
Central
25.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$98,596
Northeast
N/A
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$45,982

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$58,668

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$45,982

Newfoundland

$105,359

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$51,862

Canada

$73,247
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

20
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

21
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

78
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

9
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

70