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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.


  • 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.


  • 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.








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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



Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

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

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