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Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9537

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.

Job Duties for Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

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.

Working Conditions for Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

Work is performed in a variety of indoor environments, where safety measures are in place to prevent injury from machinery, equipment, and tools.

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  • Abrasive Wheel Binder
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  • Adhesive Bandage Machine Tender
  • Air Filter Assembler
  • Aircraft Heat Shield Maker
  • Aluminum Awning Assembler
  • Ammunition Assembler
  • Ammunition Inspector
  • Ammunition Loading Inspector
  • Ammunition Maker
  • Ammunition Manufacturing Inspector
  • Ammunition Salvage Inspector
  • Ammunition Worker
  • Antenna Assembler
  • Anvil-seating Press Tender
  • Archery Bow Limb Aligner
  • Archery Bow Maker
  • Archery Bow String Maker
  • Arrow Assembler
  • Artificial Pearl Maker
  • Artificial Turf Maker
  • Asphalt Roofing Slitter Operator
  • Assembler, Advertising Buttons
  • Assembler, Aluminum Doors And Windows
  • Assembler, Arrow Points
  • Assembler, Automated Valves
  • Assembler, Brushes And Mops
  • Assembler, Dust Brushes
  • Assembler, Earmuffs
  • Assembler, Lint Roller Brushes
  • Assembler, Shovel Handles
  • Assembler, Sponge Mops
  • Assembler, Sports Headgear
  • Assembler, Thermos Bottles
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  • Assembly Press Set-up Operator
  • Atomic Fuel Bundle Assembler
  • Automated Sphere-polishing Machine Operator
  • Automatic Lathe Operator - Clock
  • Awning Frame Assembler
  • Awning Maker, Aluminum
  • Baby Carriage Assembler
  • Ball Bearing Inspector
  • Ball Bearing Tester
  • Barometer Assembler
  • Baseball Centre Winder
  • Baseball Maker
  • Basketball Coverer
  • Bead Stringer
  • Bearing Assembler
  • Bearing Inspector
  • Belt-maker Operator
  • Bench Hand - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Bicycle Assembler
  • Bicycle Inspector
  • Billiard Ball Maker
  • Billiard Cloth Inspector
  • Billiard Table Cushion Mounter
  • Blackboard Maker
  • Blasting Cap Assembler
  • Bottle Cap Seal Machine Tender
  • Box Blank Machine Operator
  • Box-end-stapling Machine Tender
  • Box-sealing Machine Operator
  • Bracelet Assembler
  • Breaster, Heels - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Broom Assembler
  • Broom Maker
  • Broom Maker, Hand
  • Broom Stitcher
  • Broomcorn Dyer
  • Broom-stitching Machine Operator
  • Brush Assembler, Twisted Wire
  • Brush Finisher
  • Brush Maker Operator
  • Brush Maker, Hand
  • Brush Making Machine Operator
  • Buffing Machine Set-up Operator, Flatware
  • Bullet And Cartridge Case Inspector
  • Bullet And Cartridge Inspector
  • Bulletin Board Fabricator
  • Bulletin Board Maker
  • Burnisher Operator - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Burnishing Machine Operator - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Button Designer And Sample Maker
  • Button Finisher
  • Button Machine Operator
  • Button Machine Setter
  • Button Maker
  • Button Press Operator
  • Button-covering Machine Setter
  • Button-moulder Operator
  • Buttons Inspector
  • Camera Assembler
  • Camera Assembly Inspector
  • Camera Inspector
  • Candle Decorator
  • Canvas Awning Maker
  • Canvas Goods Assembler
  • Canvas Tent Maker
  • Car Seat Assembler
  • Carpet Tape Machine Tender
  • Cartridge Assembler
  • Cartridge Inspector
  • Cartridge-filler Operator
  • Cartridge-loader Machine Operator
  • Case Assembler And Finisher
  • Chain Maker, Hand - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Channeler - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Charger - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Cigarette Case Maker
  • Cigarette Holder Maker
  • Clock And Timer Movement Automated Line Assembler
  • Clock And Watch Assembler
  • Clock And Watch Assembly Inspector
  • Clock And Watch Dial Installer
  • Clock And Watch Finisher
  • Clock And Watch Hairspring Truer
  • Clock And Watch Movements Tester
  • Clock Assembler
  • Clock Assembly Adjuster
  • Clock Balance Wheel Assembler
  • Clock Finisher
  • Clock Hairspring Calibrator
  • Clock Hairspring Maker
  • Clock Part Die Casting Assembler
  • Clock Spring Assembler
  • Clock Staker
  • Clockmaker - Manufacturing
  • Collar And Belt Turner
  • Comb Maker
  • Compact Disc Matrix Inspector
  • Compass Assembler
  • Compressed Air And Gas Regulator Assembler
  • Conveyor Wire Belt Builder
  • Corks And Bottle Caps Inspector
  • Corncob Pipe Assembler
  • Counter And Upper Tacker - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Covered Button Maker
  • Crayon Making Machine Tender
  • Creaser - Garment And Fabric
  • Crimping Machine Tender - Leather Products Manufacturing
  • Curtain Rod Assembler
  • Custom Golf Club Maker
  • Cutlery Assembly Inspector
  • Cutlery Maker
  • Cutlery Maker Operator
  • Cutter Operator - Other Products Manufacturing
  • Cutting Machine
  • Cutting Machine Tender - Textile Products Manufacturing
  • Dental Instrument Assembler
  • Detonator And Fuse Assembler
  • Detonator Assembler
  • Dial Marker
  • Dice Maker
  • Display Balloon Maker
  • Doll Assembly Repairer
  • Doll Hairstylist
  • Doll Maker - Manufacturing
  • Door And Window Assembler, Aluminum
  • Door Assembler, Aluminum
  • Drawing Instrument Assembler
  • Drug And Toilet Preparations Inspector
  • Dust Brush Maker
  • Dust Mop Assembler
  • Dust Mop Maker
  • Duster Maker
  • Embossing Machine Operator - Footwear
  • Enamel Applier - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Enamel Burner - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Enamel Decorator - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Engraving Machine Operator
  • Epoxy-pouring Machine Operator
  • Explosive Primer Inspector
  • Eyeglass Frame Assembler
  • Eyeglass Frame Cutter
  • Eyeglass Frame Inspector And Sorter
  • Eyeglass Frame Maker
  • Eyeglass Frame Polisher
  • Eyeglass Lens Mounter
  • Eyeglass Lenses Edger Tender - Non-prescription
  • Eyelet-punching Machine Tender
  • Fabric Hat Assembler
  • Fancy Wire Drawer - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Felt Hat Finisher
  • Fibre Strap Machine Tender
  • Filigree Finisher
  • Filigree Wire Drawer - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Film-processing Unit Assembler
  • Filter Assembler
  • Findings Attacher - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Finisher, Felt Hats
  • Firefighters' Hats Assembler
  • Firework Assembler
  • Firework Maker
  • Fish Net Making Machine Operator
  • Fishing Reel Assembler
  • Fishing Rod Assembler
  • Fishing Rod Finisher
  • Fishing Tackle Maker
  • Fish-net-making Machine Tender
  • Flag-making Machine Operator
  • Flare Assembler
  • Flat Optical Element Maker - Non-prescription
  • Flatware-buffing Machine Set-up Operator
  • Fletcher - Sporting Goods Manufacturing
  • Foiling Machine Tender
  • Folding Machine Operator - Garment Manufacturing
  • Footwear Parts Trimmer - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Fountain Pen Inspector
  • Fountain Pen Maker
  • Foxer - Footwear
  • Fuel Filter Assembler
  • Fuel Rod Assembler
  • Fur Blocker
  • Gas Meter Assembler
  • Gauze Pad Machine Tender
  • Gluer - Other Products Manufacturing
  • Golf Club Adjuster
  • Golf Club Assembler
  • Golf Club Inspector
  • Hair-rooting Machine Operator - Toy Manufacturing
  • Hairspring Truer
  • Hand Bag-maker
  • Hand Blocker, Hats
  • Hand Colour-card Maker
  • Hand Fish Net Maker
  • Hand Former, Hat Brims
  • Hand Hat Blocker
  • Hand Hat Brim Former
  • Hand Lacer - Sporting Goods Manufacturing
  • Hand Lens Beveller - Non-prescription
  • Hand Lens Edger - Non-prescription
  • Hand Net-maker
  • Hand Pleater - Garment Manufacturing
  • Hand Sample Container Maker
  • Handbag Maker, Leather
  • Handle And Vent Machine Tender
  • Hard Hat Assembler
  • Hardboard-coating Line Checker
  • Hardware Assembler
  • Hardware, Tool And Knife Inspector
  • Hat And Cap Eyelet Machine Operator
  • Hat Brim Cutter - Fabric Products Manufacturing
  • Hat Cone Former - Hat Manufacturing
  • Hat Cone Shrinker
  • Hat Crown And Brim Former - Hat Manufacturing
  • Hat Decoration Maker
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  • Hat Finisher
  • Hat Foundation Maker - Fabric Products Manufacturing
  • Hat Ornament Maker
  • Hat Presser, Machine - Hat Manufacturing
  • Hat-brim-flexing Machine Tender - Hat Manufacturing
  • Hat-greasing Machine Tender - Hat Manufacturing
  • Hatmaking Machine Operator
  • Hat-pouncing Machine Tender - Hat Manufacturing
  • Heading Machine Tender
  • Heat Sensor Assembler
  • Heel Attacher
  • Heel Breaster
  • Heel Finisher, Wood - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Heel Maker
  • Heel Seat Fitter
  • Heel-trimming Machine Operator - Footwear Manufacturing
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  • Hydrometer Assembler
  • Ice Chip Maker Tender
  • Ice Machine Tender
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice-cutting Machine Tender
  • Igniter Assembler
  • Inflated Ball Moulder
  • Insole Tape Machine Operator
  • Insole-moulding Machine Operator
  • Insole-moulding Machine Tender
  • Insole-tacking Machine Operator
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  • Insulating Tube Winder
  • Insulation Batt Cutter Operator
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  • Jewellery Assembly Inspector
  • Jewellery Case Assembler
  • Jewellery Cleaner
  • Jewellery Filer
  • Jewellery Inspector
  • Jewellery Parts Assembler
  • Jewellery Polisher
  • Jewellery Riveter
  • Jewellery Solderer
  • Jewellery Strip Roller
  • Jewellery Turner
  • Jewellery Wire Finisher
  • Jewellery-soldering Machine Tender
  • Knife Assembler
  • Knife Inspector
  • Label-cutting Machine Tender
  • Lacrosse Stick Lacer
  • Lampshade Assembler
  • Lampshade Maker
  • Lampshade Sewer
  • Laster - Footwear Manufacturing (except Rubber)
  • Layout Table Hemmer
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  • Leather Case Maker
  • Leather Products Assembler
  • Leather Riveter - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Lens Edger Feeder - Non-prescription
  • Lens Edger Tender - Non-prescription
  • Lens-grinding Machine Tender - Non-prescription
  • Lensometer Operator - Non-prescription
  • Lens-polisher Operator - Non-prescription
  • Lens-polishing Machine Operator - Non-prescription
  • Lens-silverer Operator - Non-prescription
  • Lens-silvering Machine Operator - Non-prescription
  • Lock Assembler
  • Lock Maker
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  • Luggage Shell Bonder Operator
  • Machine Drapery Pleater
  • Machine Engraver - Manufacturing
  • Machine Heel Maker
  • Machine Pleater, Draperies
  • Machine Skiver - Leather Products Manufacturing
  • Magnetic Valve Assembler
  • Mannequin Assembler
  • Mannequin Wig Maker
  • Match Inspector
  • Matchbook Inspector
  • Metal Door Frame Assembler
  • Metal Products Assembler
  • Metal-sheathed Insulation Former
  • Meter Assembler
  • Mirror Assembler
  • Mirror Framer
  • Mop Assembler
  • Mop Maker
  • Mounter, Hollowware
  • Multifocal Lens Assembler
  • Munitions Assembler
  • Munitions Inspector
  • Munitions Loading Inspector
  • Munitions Manufacturing Inspector
  • Munitions Salvage Inspector
  • Munitions Worker
  • Musical Instrument Assembler
  • Nailer - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Necklace Assembler
  • Nibbling Machine Operator - Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Oil Filter Assembler
  • Optical Element Coater - Non-prescription
  • Optical Glass Etcher (non-prescription)
  • Optical Instrument Assembler
  • Optical Instrument Calibrator
  • Optical Instrument Driller - Non-prescription
  • Optical Instrument Maker
  • Optical Mirror Coater Operator
  • Ornament Setter
  • Ornamental Design Caster
  • Packaging Tester
  • Packaging Tester And Inspector
  • Paint Brush Final Assembler
  • Paint Roller Cover Trimmer
  • Paintbrush-head Maker
  • Parachute Stringer
  • Pearl Earring Maker
  • Pearl Maker
  • Pearl Stringer
  • Pellet Press Operator - Explosives Manufacturing
  • Pellet Press Tender
  • Pen And Pencil Assembler
  • Pen And Pencil Inspector
  • Pen-and-pencil-knurling Machine Operator
  • Pencil Maker Operator
  • Pencil Maker Tender
  • Pencil-eraser Maker Tender
  • Pencil-eraser-making Machine Tender
  • Pencil-making Machine Operator
  • Pencil-making Machine Setter
  • Pencil-making Machine Tender
  • Pencil-pointing Machine Tender
  • Permanent Press Sprayer Machine
  • Permanent Press Sprayer Tender - Garment And Fabric Products Manufacturing
  • Photographic Equipment Assembler
  • Photographic Equipment Assembly Inspector
  • Photographic Equipment Inspector
  • Piano Action Assembler
  • Piano Action Inspector-adjuster
  • Piano And Organ Bench Worker
  • Piano Assembler
  • Piano Assembly Inspector
  • Piano Back Assembler
  • Piano Case Assembler
  • Piano Inspector
  • Piano Mechanism Assembler
  • Piano Subassembler
  • Pill Machine Operator
  • Pill Maker Operator
  • Pill-coating Machine Operator
  • Pleating Machine Tender - Garment Manufacturing
  • Polisher, Precision Optical Lenses - Non-prescription
  • Pouncer - Hat Manufacturing
  • Power Screwdriver Operator
  • Precision Instrument Assembly Inspector
  • Precision Lens Edger - Non-prescription
  • Precision Lens Grinder - Non-prescription
  • Precision Lens Polisher - Non-prescription
  • Press Operator, Skates
  • Press Tender, Pellets - Explosives Manufacturing
  • Pressure Switch Inspector
  • Pressure Switch Tester
  • Primer-inserting Machine Tender
  • Prism Maker
  • Prism Maker Operator
  • Product Trimmer
  • Profile Saw Operator - Jewellery
  • Profile Trimmer - Jewellery
  • Projector Assembler
  • Protective Earmuffs Assembler
  • Purse Maker, Leather
  • Pyrotechnics Assembler
  • Racquet Stringer
  • Reflective Sign Fabricator
  • Ribbon Inker
  • Ribbon Winder
  • Ribbon-looping Machine Tender
  • Ring Mandrel Worker
  • Ring Stamper
  • Roller Bearing Assembly Inspector
  • Rotary Brush-making Machine Operator
  • Safety Earmuffs Assembler
  • Safety Razor Blade Honer
  • Safety Razor Blade Inspector
  • Safety Razor Blade Maker
  • Scale Assembler
  • Scale Inspector
  • Scale Maker
  • Scrubber Brush Assembler
  • Scrubber Brush Maker
  • Seamless Ball Moulder
  • Seat Belt Assembly Inspector
  • Setter, Pencil Maker
  • Shell Assembler - Explosives
  • Shoe Decoration Assembler - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Shoe Decorator - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Shoe Parts Fastener
  • Shoe Repairer, Factory
  • Shoe Stitcher, Hand
  • Shoelace-tipping Machine Tender
  • Shoe-trimming Machine Operator - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Shotgun Proof Tester
  • Shower Door And Panel Assembler
  • Sign Maker
  • Silverware Buffer
  • Sizing Machine Operator - Fabric
  • Skate Maker
  • Skate Press Operator
  • Ski Maker
  • Sleeping Bag Finisher
  • Slide Fastener Chain Machine Tender
  • Slide Fastener Machine Operator
  • Slide Fastener Machine Tender (except Plastic Products)
  • Slide-fastener-cutting Machine Operator
  • Slitter Operator, Asphalt Roofing Materials
  • Slitter Tender, Knit Tubing
  • Small Arms Tester
  • Snowshoe Weaver
  • Soap And Toilet Goods Preparations Inspector
  • Sole-moulding Machine Operator - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Sole-moulding Machine Tender - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Solenoid Valve Assembler
  • Spectacle Frame Polisher
  • Spoked Wheel Assembler
  • Sporting Goods Grip-wrapping Machine Tender
  • Sports Ball Inspector And Repairer
  • Sports Ball Moulder
  • Sports Ball Moulder Press Operator
  • Sports Helmet Assembler
  • Staking Machine Tender
  • Stamp Pad Maker
  • Stapling Machine Tender
  • Sterilizer Operator - Surgical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Stringing Machine Feeder
  • Stuffing Machine Operator
  • Stuffing Machine Tender
  • Stuffing Machine Tender - Toys
  • Suture Material Winder
  • Tablet Maker
  • Tablet-coating Machine Operator
  • Tablet-making Machine Tender