Profession machinery assembly supervisor

Machinery assembly supervisors monitor the machinery assembly process. They train and coach assembly workers to achieve production goals.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic

Skills

  • Oversee assembly operations

    Give technical instructions to assembly workers and control their progress to ensure compliance with quality standards and to check that the goals set in the production plan are met.

  • Communicate problems to senior colleagues

    Communicate and give feedback to senior colleagues in the event of problems or non-conformities.

  • Create solutions to problems

    Solve problems which arise in planning, prioritising, organising, directing/facilitating action and evaluating performance. Use systematic processes of collecting, analysing, and synthesising information to evaluate current practice and generate new understandings about practice.

  • Oversee production requirements

    Oversee production processes and prepare all the resources needed to maintain an efficient and continuous flow of production.

  • Analyse the need for technical resources

    Define and make a list of the required resources and equipment based on the technical needs of the production.

  • Report on production results

    Report on production to the hierarchy. Mention a specified set of parameters, such as amount produced and timing, and any issues or unexpected occurrences.

  • Coordinate communication within a team

    Collect contact info for all team members and decide on modes of communication.

  • 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.

  • Ensure finished product meet requirements

    Ensure that finished products meet or exceed company specifications.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • 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.

  • Manage resources

    Manage personnel, machinery and equipment in order to optimise production results, in accordance with the policies and plans of the company.

  • 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

liaise with quality assurance monitor machine operations ensure compliance with environmental legislation integrate new products in manufacturing undertake inspections check material rescources recruit personnel functionalities of machinery oversee logistics of finished products identify hazards in the workplace quality assurance methodologies wear appropriate protective gear send faulty equipment back to assembly line schedule regular machine maintenance analyse production processes for improvement train employees write inspection reports monitor manufacturing quality standards oversee quality control provide advice to technicians