General Scope: To assist the Assembly Shop
Supervisor with the operations of Electrical Assembly, ensuring
compliance with Work Orders, and company quality standards. Is
capable of assuming the duties, and responsibilities, of the
Assembly Shop Supervisor in their absence (as directed).
- Coordinates the 'day -to-day' operations of the Electricians,
and Helpers, in the layout and construction of equipment per the
- Provides direction and leadership for workers in order to
complete jobs within the time allotted, and with the quality
- Monitors and reports on the progress of a machine build, the
availability of parts, and the required manpower to meet production
- Routinely checks on the 'workmanship' of the individual
Electricians during the machine assembly process. Provides
direction for the resolution of discrepancies.
- Coordinates subordinate training.
- Submits "Engineering Change Requests" (as required).
- Works in consist with QC to meet customer's needs.
- Is familiar with the activities and responsibilities of the
Assembly Shop Supervisor and can perform such duties, as required,
in their absence.
- Any additional assigned duties (as required).
- Supervise 5s activities within the department.
Supervises approximately 20-25 employees (foremen, electricians,
and helpers), and carries out supervisory responsibilities in
accordance with the company policies. Responsibilities include:
interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning,
and directing work; performance evaluations; addressing complaints,
and resolving problems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
(The knowledge, skills and attributes required for satisfactory
Four year degree in Electrical Engineering along with a minimum
of five years of experience as a supervisor in a manufacturing
environment, or ten years of experience as a supervisor in a
Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient
knowledge in the following areas:
- AC/DC Electricity and Electronic theory.
- The use of electronic test equipment.
- The reading and interpretation of electrical schematic
drawings, and engineering blueprints.
Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate
or participate in internal/external training
programs to obtain the following skills:
- Effective verbal and written communication skills in
- Ability to write reports and emails.
- Capable of working in a team environment.
- Ability to read, and interpret, electrical schematic drawings,
and engineering blueprints.
- Ability to apply critical thinking and solve practical problems
in a variety of situations.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to
questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the
- Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries
- Sound mathematical skills: addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division. Understanding of the metric system.
Ability to compute angles, slope, degrees, using basic geometry and
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks
Applicable Technical Competencies: Incumbent
must have working knowledge and demonstrated abilities utilizing
electrical/electronic knowledge: Specific applications combined
with knowledge competencies are as follows: Rating Level: 1-5 (1=
minimum 5= Maximum)
Required Level of proficiency
Preferred Level of proficiency
Reading, and interpretation, of schematic drawings and
Use of electronic test equipment
Personal Attributes: Incumbent must maintain
strict confidentiality in the performance of their duties. The
incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal
- Cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Sound work ethics
% of Time
Supervisory & Logistics
- Time management - employees and tasks/jobs
- Task/job management
- Training (OJT)
- "Workmanship" checks
- Coordinates staging of parts
- Verify parts allocations
- Ordering and allocation of required parts
- Machine progress
- Engineering Change Requests (as required)
- Employee Evaluations (as required)
- Training requests
- Additional, Written/Verbal, reports (as required)
Hands On (Assembly)
- Assisting in the assembly
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or
feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl;
and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or
balance, and walk on railroad track ballast (rocks). The employee
is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift
and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25
pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is
regularly exposed to: moving mechanical parts. The employee is
frequently exposed: to high, precarious places; hot and humid
conditions; cold and damp conditions; and vibration. The employee
is occasionally exposed to: outside weather conditions (sunshine,
wind, rain, snow, and pollen); toxic and/or caustic chemicals
(oils, solvents, etc.); and risk of electrical shock.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is
frequently exposed to: a high level of noise (work environment is
usually loud); and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is
occasionally exposed to bright flashes of light; specific vision
requirements include: close vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
There are a number of deadlines associated with this position,
which may cause significant stress. The incumbent must also deal
with a wide variety of people on various issues.