Test Supervisor – United States
Position Summary

The Test Supervisor will be responsible for daily supervision of the Test Department employees, reviewing and prioritizing the production/shipping schedule to ensure product is completed by the ship date and test/troubleshoot production electronic components and assemblies.

    1. Responsible to test and troubleshoot production electronic components and assemblies. This includes the use of various test equipment such as a multi-meter, various PBE test fixtures and customer  provided test equipment.
    2. Responsible to maintain test equipment as needed, including repairing broken wires, replacing batteries, etc.
    3. Responsible to read production Travelers and Manufacturing Instructions, specifications and drawing requirements to determine the test procedure and equipment required to test assemblies.
    4. Responsible to work with production to maintain schedule and to understand what is required to repair assemblies.
    5. Responsible to record test data.
    6. Discusses layout, assembly procedures and problems with Electrical Engineers. Draws sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units.
    7. Recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.
    8. Responsible to set up test apparatus to test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and live tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production models.
    9. Work closely with the Production Supervisor and Planner to prioritize daily work assignments.
    10. Daily supervision of department employees to include managing work schedule and time card approvals.
    11. Work closely with Test Engineer to provide feedback and notes in order to draft and document test procedures.
Education/Work Experience

Associate Degree in electronics, electrical and electronics equipment repair, electronic technology or other engineering specialty; or – equivalent trade school or military training.  Experience in electronic/electrical industry may be substituted.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Must have abstract reasoning skills, creative thinking skills, mathematical skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Must have computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Office, Spreadsheet, Word, and Works.
  • Must have the ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.