Supervisors - food and beverage processing

Supervisors - food and beverage processing

NOC
9213

- Supervisors, food and beverage processing

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of workers who operate processing and packaging machines, and workers who grade food and beverage products.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

71
 

Median Hourly Wage

$19.98
$15.00
Low
$32.69
High

Median Salary

$38,728
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

443
 

% Working Full Time

94%
 

% Working Full Year

50%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who operate processing and packaging machines, and workers who grade food and beverage products. They are employed in fruit and vegetable processing plants, dairies, flour mills, bakeries, sugar refineries, fish plants, meat plants, breweries and other food and beverage processing establishments.

Main Duties

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who process, package, test and grade food and beverage products
  • 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 policy
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports.

Hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) co-ordinators identify, evaluate, control and prevent hazards at all stages of the food production process.

Also Known As

  • bottling supervisor - food and beverage processing
  • brewer supervisor
  • fish processing supervisor
  • flour milling team supervisor
  • food product testers supervisor
  • HACCP co-ordinator
  • meat packing supervisor
  • packaging supervisor - food and beverage processing
  • poultry graders foreman/woman
  • production supervisor - food and beverage processing
  • tobacco processing supervisor
  • vegetable packing supervisor
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Post-secondary education in microbiology or chemistry may be required for some positions in this group.
  • Several years of experience in the food or beverage processing industry are required.
  • Hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) co-ordinators require HACCP certification and several years of experience in quality assurance of food production.

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.

Data legend

42.1%
Female
57.9%
Male
Employment by age

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

Data legend

3.1%
15-24
12.5%
25-34
19.8%
35-44
34.4%
45-54
25.0%
55-64
5.2%
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.

Data legend

26.6%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
36.2%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
8.5%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
16.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
12.8%
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.

Data legend

94.6%
Manufacturing
3.3%
Wholesale trade
2.2%
Retail trade
0.0%
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.

Data legend

30.90%
Northeast
26.60%
Southeast
18.10%
Southwest
2.10%
Central
22.30%
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

$21,876
Northeast
$48,489
Southeast
$46,716
Southwest
N/A
Central
$54,114
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
No Data Available

Southwest

$19.98
$15.00
Low
$32.69
High
No Data Available

Northwest

$21.00
$17.00
Low
$31.31
High
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

$38,728

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$50,790

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

New Brunswick

$38,728

Newfoundland

$25,653

Prince Edward Island

$28,584

Nova Scotia

$42,792

Canada

$51,579
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

71
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

72
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

215
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-26
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

241