Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

NOC
9537

Assemble, finish and inspect components or products, such as jewellery, silverware, brushes, clocks and watches, musical instruments, sporting goods, toys and other miscellaneous products.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

34
 

Median Hourly Wage

$16.50
$13.88
Low
$30.00
High

Median Salary

$28,582
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

500
 

% Working Full Time

94%
 

% Working Full Year

63%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes assemblers, finishers and inspectors, not elsewhere classified, who assemble, finish and inspect components or products of various materials, such as jewellery, silverware, buttons, pencils, non-prescription lenses, brushes, clocks and watches, musical instruments, sporting goods, toys and other miscellaneous products. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing companies.

Main Duties

Assemblers and finishers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Operate machines or use hand tools to cut, shape and fit materials to form parts and to fabricate components or products
  • Load supplies into hoppers of dispensing units or manually align, feed or otherwise place materials into machines
  • Screw, clip, glue, bond, weld or otherwise assemble parts and components to form final products
  • Sand, trim, grind or clean products into final form using hand tools
  • Clean work stations and remove scraps, dust, shavings or other by-products from machinery and surrounding areas
  • May make routine changes of dies, nozzles or other machinery attachments as required.

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

  • Check manufactured items for defects and for conformance to specifications, visually or using sample models and instruments
  • Affix seals or tags to approved items and return defective products for repair or recycle
  • Complete reports on product inspection.

Also Known As

  • antenna assembler
  • bicycle assembler
  • brush making machine operator
  • button machine operator
  • camera assembly inspector
  • crayon making machine tender
  • eyeglass frame assembler
  • golf club assembler
  • jewellery annealer
  • jewellery inspector
  • lampshade assembler
  • piano assembly inspector
  • prism maker operator
  • skate press operator
  • sports ball moulder
  • stuffing machine tender
  • tennis ball maker operator
  • toy inspector
  • Venetian blind assembler
  • watch assembler
Requirements

Employment Requirements

Some secondary school education is usually required.
Experience as a manufacturing labourer in the same company may be required.
On-the-job training is provided.

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

17.2%
Female
82.8%
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

15.0%
15-24
19.0%
25-34
14.0%
35-44
27.0%
45-54
25.0%
55-64
0.0%
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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22.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
44.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
10.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
21.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
3.0%
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.

Data legend

75.3%
Manufacturing
5.2%
Construction
3.1%
Professional, scientific and technical services
16.5%
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

17.50%
Northeast
43.30%
Southeast
10.30%
Southwest
9.30%
Central
19.60%
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

$25,077
Northeast
$25,097
Southeast
$39,745
Southwest
$36,932
Central
$40,824
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.

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No Data Available
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Northwest

$16.50
$14.00
Low
$20.00
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

$28,582

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$36,285

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

New Brunswick

$28,582

Newfoundland

$26,447

Prince Edward Island

$17,519

Nova Scotia

$26,011

Canada

$30,798
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

34
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-17
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

50
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

108
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-52
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

158