Profession electronics production supervisor

Electronics production supervisors coordinate, plan and direct the electronics production process. 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

  • Circuit diagrams

    Read and comprehend circuit diagrams showing the connections between the devices, such as power and signal connections.

  • Electrical equipment regulations

    The national and international regulations with regards to the use and manufacture of electrical equipment on the workfloor. These regulations provide rules and guidelines on topics such as general risk management, electrical equipment manufacture, electrical equipment testing, electrical equipment installation, warning labels, and certificates.

  • Electrical discharge

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

  • Types of electronics

    The different categories of electronics, such as consumer electronics, medical devices, microelectronics, computers, information and communication equipment, and measuring equipment.

  • Integrated circuits

    Electronic components, made up from a set of electronic circuits which are placed on semiconductor material, such as silicon. Integrated circuits (IC) can hold billions of electronic components on a microscale and are one of basic components of electronic devices.

  • 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.

  • Electronic equipment standards

    The national and international quality and safety standards and regulations with regards to the use and manufacture of electronic equipment and its components, such as semiconductors and printed circuit boards.

  • Electronics

    The functioning of electronic circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including programming and applications. Apply this knowledge to ensure electronic equipment runs smoothly.

Skills

  • Monitor stock level

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

  • Supervise staff

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

  • Read standard blueprints

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

  • Meet deadlines

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

  • Monitor machine operations

    Observing machine operations and evaluating product quality thereby ensuring conformity to standards.

  • Supervise work

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

  • 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.

  • Interpret electronic design specifications

    Analyse and understand detailed electronic design specifications.

  • Monitor manufacturing quality standards

    Monitor quality standards in manufacturing and finishing process.

  • Perform resource planning

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Plan shifts of employees

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

Optional knowledge and skills

train employees consumer electronics repair electronic components optoelectronics liaise with engineers chair a meeting electrical engineering maintain electronic equipment biomedical engineering inspect electronics supplies assemble electronic units communicate with customers recruit employees measure electrical characteristics oversee logistics of finished products liaise with managers process incoming electronics supplies manage distribution channels test electronic units power electronics mechatronics loading charts for transportation of goods order electronics supplies telecommunications engineering microelectronics provide documentation sensors