Job description Inspector, Precision Instrument Assembly in Canada

Find out what work is like for an inspector, precision instrument assembly in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors (NOC 9537).

Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors


Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors 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.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Assemblers and finishers
  • 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
  • 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.

Job titles

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

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