Profession electrical equipment production supervisor

Electrical equipment production supervisors coordinate, plan and direct the production process of electrical equipment. They manage labourers working on the production line, oversee the quality of the assembled goods, and perform cost and resource management.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Electrical wiring diagrams

    The visual schematic representation of an electrical circuit, its components, and the connections between these components.

  • Electrical discharge

    Tthe qualities and applications of electrical discharge, including voltage and electrodes.

  • Electrical engineering

    Understand electrical engineering, a field of engineering that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

  • Electricity principles

    Electricity is created when electric current flows along a conductor. It entails the movement of free electrons between atoms. The more free electrons are present in a material, the better this material conducts. The three main parameters of electricity are the voltage, current (ampère), and resistance (ohm).

  • Supply chain management

    The flow of goods in the supply chain, movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.

Skills

  • Evaluate employees work

    Evaluate the need for labour for the work ahead. Evaluate the performance of the team of workers and inform superiors. Encourage and support the employees in learning, teach them techniques and check the application to ensure product quality and labour productivity.

  • Follow production schedule

    Follow production schedule taking into account all requirements, times and needs. This schedule outlines what individual commodities must be produced in each time period and encapsulates various concerns like production, staffing, inventory, etc. It is usually linked to manufacturing where the plan indicates when and how much of each product will be demanded. Utilise all the information in the actual implementation of the plan.

  • Read standard blueprints

    Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.

  • Meet productivity targets

    Devise methods to determine improvement in productivity, adjusting the goals to be reached and the necessary time and resources.

  • Read assembly drawings

    Read and interpret drawings listing all the parts and subassemblies of a certain product. The drawing identifies the different components and materials and provides instructions on how to assemble a product.

  • Interpret electrical diagrams

    Read and comprehend blueprints and electrical diagrams; understand technical instructions and engineering manuals for assembling electrical equipment; understand electricity theory and electronic components.

  • Supervise staff

    Oversee the selection, training, performance and motivation of staff.

  • Plan shifts of employees

    Plans shifts of employees to ensure completion of all customer orders and satisfactory completion of the production plan.

  • Meet deadlines

    Ensure operative processes are finished at a previously agreed-upon time.

  • Perform resource planning

    Estimate the expected input in terms of time, human and financial resources necessary to achieve the project objectives.

  • Monitor manufacturing quality standards

    Monitor quality standards in manufacturing and finishing process.

  • Monitor stock level

    Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.

  • Supervise work

    Direct and supervise the day-to-day activities of subordinate personnel.

Optional knowledge and skills

liaise with managers manage distribution channels electromechanics recruit employees adjust voltage train employees liaise with engineers chair a meeting electrical machines inspect electrical supplies manufacture of electrical wire products replace defect components adjust manufacturing equipment order electrical supplies maintain electrical equipment measure electrical characteristics electrical equipment regulations maintain safe engineering watches electric drives monitor machine operations resolve equipment malfunctions mechanical engineering oversee logistics of finished products loading charts for transportation of goods power engineering electric motors communicate with customers provide documentation process incoming electrical supplies