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11 Oct 2021

Full-Time Electrical Supervisor

Delkor Systems – Posted by Dbloch Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The Electrical Supervisor provides leadership and focus to drive improvements in safety, quality, on-time delivery, efficiency, cost, and customer satisfaction.  This individual works collaboratively with Assembly, Engineering, Purchasing, Scheduling, the Machining Center, and senior management to ensure key performance indicator goals are met.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Direct day-to-day electrical manufacturing operations job tasks on the production floor in a safe and efficient manner to ensure high quality customer machines are shipped as scheduled and timeline milestones are met.
  • Work with Plant Manager on a lean roadmap to drive continuous improvement in safety, quality, on-time delivery, efficiency, cost, waste elimination, and customer satisfaction; implement lean tools and process improvements.
  • Plan, communicate and execute production schedules in alignment with the company’s sales and operations plan.
  • Staff management:
  • Supervise and direct electrical technicians ensuring that all employees are using safe work practices and are following established safety protocols
  • Ensures team performs machine electrical assembly per the build book or other documented requirements
  • Set expectations on the production floor with respect to safety, quality, delivery, labor costs, and efficiency.
  • Monitor, track, document and communicate electrical team/individual performance; promote a culture of high achievement and continuous improvement through goal setting and measurement
  • Ensure a highly skilled and cross trained workforce is in place to support planned volumes by assessing and tracking employee competencies using the Electrical Training Program; maintain accurate training records and provide additional employee training and mentoring where needed
  • Ensure established start/stop/break/lunchtimes are followed, approve timecards and PTO requests, and conduct performance reviews
  • Daily Responsibilities:
    • Start the workday promptly with a 10-minute team huddle to review priorities/challenges for the day; provide Plant Manager with a written summary of the team huddle key points for that day
    • Assist team members with any downtime events and ensure it is recorded in Downtime Tracking System; provide Plant Manager with a summary at the end of each day including escalations and ECRs
    • Work with Electrical Technicians and Production Supervisors to efficiently organize the electrical assembly of machines
    • Ensure machine status is updated and accurate in business system
  • Recognize and proactively solve problems affecting operations related to scheduling, staffing, quality, supply chain, efficiency, and production floor layout.
  • Create and document standard work and establish manufacturing best practices/methods that ensure high quality product and maintenance of high safety standards; enforce compliance and implement a feedback system to monitor results and drive improvement in these areas:
  • Minimize risk of not meeting NEC standards when wiring machines by ensuring that standards are followed
  • Ensure wiring standards/best practices are followed for noise mitigation, wire routing, etc.
  • Minimize risk of not meeting UL standards when building panels by ensuring that standards are followed
  • Ensure “as-designed” panel layouts are followed
  • Work with Engineering to continue to help standardize layouts, address layout concerns and to define and improve the electrical process on the production floor
  • Mark off completion of all wired components, power-up of wired components on master schematics document and ensure only the controlled master schematics document gets redlined
  • Implement a methodical system for reviewing and auditing electrical work for quality and accuracy
  • Make recommendations on components, floor stock and what should be planned inventory.
  • Work with Assembly management team to ensure production floor remains well organized, free of clutter and compliant with OSHA safety requirements.
  • Use performance tracking tools (KPIs, metrics, visual indicators) to capture and highlight improvements in various  areas of the electrical manufacturing process.
  • Perform other tasks or duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a two-year Packaging/Automation technical degree or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of electrical experience (commercial or similar) with a thorough understanding of the other departments with which assembly interfaces including engineering, finance, scheduling, production control, and machining.
  • Background in capital equipment manufacturing, including a mix of standard and engineer-to-order equipment preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with increased levels of responsibility and the proven ability to build and motive a cohesive team.
  • Prior supervisory experience required.

Technical Skills and Competencies

  • Outstanding prioritization and work execution skills including the ability to prioritize tasks, establish work plans, and execute on those plans.
  • Able to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to read, understand and analyze machine drawings and schematics, including those from third party equipment vendors.
  • Able to identify wire types and understand the differences between them.
  • Knowledgeable about conduit including sizing, fill, bending, and proper use of the different types of fittings.
  • Thorough understanding of wiring and able to recommend/make decisions involving redlining schematics for updates.
  • Able to troubleshoot and problem solve machinery dilemmas.
  • Able to use standard computer programs for work processing including Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams, SharePoint).
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to discover and drive improvements.
  • Strong capacity to incorporate critical thinking into the decision-making process.

Leadership

  • Able to effectively motivate, lead, coach, and mentor employees.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and leads by example.
  • Able to be a change agent by leading employees through changes.

Interpersonal Communication

  • Communicates clearly and effectively (verbally and/or non-verbally) to individuals and groups, internally and externally, to exchange ideas and convey detailed information accurately.
  • Works well with a variety of people and personalities, and with other Delkor departments.
  • Works collaboratively, as a team member to suggest ideas and resolve issues in a positive manner.
  • Able to be assertive when dealing with internal and external customers/vendors and able to push back when necessary.

Work Ethic

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and accurately with minimal supervision.
  • Takes ownership of his or her area(s) of responsibility.
  • Understands the need to work productively, making good use of his or her time.
  • Well organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to independently problem solve issues at an advanced level.
  • Able to maintain a positive workplace environment, even when encountering challenging situations.
  • Represents integrity, honesty and maintains accountability for his or her direct reports.

Physical Requirements

  • Stand and walk for most of the workday to interact with other employees.
  • Sit at a desk or in meetings for a portion of the day including performing computer tasks.
  • Lift 10–25 pounds on a regular basis; occasionally lift up to 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Possess arm and hand mobility and strength to lift, hold, reach, carry, push, and pull packaging, supplies and samples.
  • Able to judge distances and space relationships to successfully complete detailed activities to fine tolerances, including reading spreadsheets and other documents.
  • Communicate effectively to give and receive detailed information through verbal and/or non-verbal communication in person or using the telephone; exchange ideas and convey detailed information accurately to customers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, and others inside and outside the company.

Work Environment

  • Approximately eighty percent (80%) of the work is performed on an assembly floor with expose to tools, dirt, dust, chemicals, metals, and plastics, varying temperatures, construction noises and odors from production processes.
  • Approximately twenty percent (20%) of the work duties are performed in an office setting, carrying out detail work sitting at a desk and working on the computer.

Tools and Equipment

  • Use general office equipment such as computer, printer, telephone, copiers, e-mail, and other such equipment.

EEO Policy Statement

Delkor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

Electrical

Advanced

SolidWorks

Intermediate

Microsoft Office 365

Intermediate

Behaviors

Preferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Motivations

Preferred

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

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