Production / Assembly Supervisor
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Location: National City
Posted on: January 16, 2022
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of
the world 's leading resources for high-technology systems
development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted
aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic,
wireless and laser technologies.
This position develops, schedules and implements work activities
for the manufacturing and assembly of high power RF components and
systems. Coordinates day to day activities of the production
process, including personnel supervision, work assignments,
procurement and coordination of the product flow through the
production phase. Requires complete familiarity with and
understanding of the general aspects and technical phases of the
job. Interprets and executes policies and procedures and recommends
modifications to operating policies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Supervises assemblers and technicians, through all phases of
production in accordance with established schedules. Interacts with
vendors to ensure timely delivery of material and
- Interprets instructions and/or detailed mechanical drawings,
plans sequence of assembly, maintains quality assurance
documentation and prepares sketches and schematics, based on a
working knowledge applicable to RF, high voltage equipment and
- Supports the fabrication, modification, installation, and
documentation of complex laboratory, experimental or commercial
equipment. Uses test equipment, RF and HV specialized equipment for
quality control, calibration, validation and performance checks.
Oversees the design and building of tooling needed for the
production and/or assembly process.
- Examines defective equipment to determine cause of malfunction
and handles repair tasks as required. Assists engineering staff to
resolve design and documentation issues. Interfaces with planning
personnel in the generation of process flows, as well as with
quality assurance personnel.
- Analyzes work orders and blueprints to determine information
such as material to be used, type of operations, and sequence of
operations required. Monitors usage and supply of all production
materials and tooling; reorders when necessary. Oversees and
- Seeks methods to maintain and improve product quality,
repeatability and efficiency.
Schedules and coordinates work assignments. Ensure proper
inspections for finished products.
- Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with
established operating procedures and practices.
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.We recognize and
appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse
backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals
- Typically requires a bachelor's degree and nine or more years
of progressive professional experience in a related technical field
with at least three of those years in a supervisory capacity. May
substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
- Must demonstrate an extensive technical understanding of
production and assembly concepts and practices, with the ability to
organize, schedule, and coordinate workloads and staff to meet
- Must be customer focused and possess:
(1) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and
develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex matters of
diverse scope and nature;(2) Excellent laboratory skills for the
assembly, testing, inspecting and evaluation of critical
components, with an emphasis on RF evaluation and performance. Must
possess experience in components cleaning, cooling, vacuum systems,
welding and mechanical characteristics.(3) excellent analytical,
verbal and written communication skills to accurately document,
report, and present findings to a variety of audiences including
management;(4) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and
guide all levels of employees; (5) the ability to maintain the
confidentiality of sensitive information;
(6) the ability to represent the company on external projects;
and(7) the ability to handle most common computer tasks.
Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, National City , Production / Assembly Supervisor, Professions , National City, California
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