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Compressor Test Supervisor
Amherst, NY

Position No Longer Open

Posted 6/05/2018

Required Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or higher
  • Experience in operation of precision products for 5+ years
  • Experienced in process equipment operation
  • Understanding of Principles of statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, strengths of materials, thermodynamics, physics (mechanical and electrical) and engineering design
  • 5 years Experienced in leading skilled teams
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral skills – ability to convey technical concepts
  • Ability to manage time and organize effectively with multiple projects
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Good results orientation and strong work ethic
  • Laboratory labs management
  • High tech industry floor process management
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Working-level second language skills is a plus
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Able to communicate effectively with peers, managers, and directors, and to present to groups of customers or employees of the organization
  • Values and considers the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties
  • Ability to apply concepts and information typically taught during a four-year mechanical engineering course at university
  • Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands fingers and eyes; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear up to 95% of the day
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 20 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • The environment will vary in this position based on assignments
  • When working in the office environment noise is generally minimal
  • The environment in manufacturing plants and testing labs are often loud, hot, and with particulates in the air
  • Working environment may contain potentially hazardous materials such as acids, solvents, oils, and common etchants
  • In such environments, adherence to PPE regulations is required
  • Employees must be able to work additional hours and / or additional days during the payroll week which can be in excess of forty (40) hours per payroll week
  • Domestic / international travel with / without overnight stay may be required

Job Description

  • The position is part of the product engineering team developing the AC compressors for the automotive market
  • Current product teams are developing and producing a product portfolio consisting of fixed and variable displacement compressors and electrically driven compressors
  • Supervise the facility test technician and prototype resources
  • Plan daily workload for all facility departments
  • Work with Product Engineers and Program Managers to plan and forecast department workloads
  • Road map capacity utilization, shift pattern per the yearly capacity plan
  • Diagnosis of test compressor / test bench issues
  • Creative, diagnostic and innovative problem solving as applied to engineering test problems
  • Assist with preparation and execution of test units
  • Develop road map for part flow implementation in the test facility
  • Develop standard work with efficiency metrics
  • Track and improve OE on the build and test facility
  • Develop and Follow preventive maintenance plan
  • Analyze test data and organize results relative to internal or customer specifications with observations and conclusions
  • Work with suppliers and manufacturing plants to insure product tests are conducted per specification
  • Develop competency matrix
  • Develop training plans
  • Develop and coach technicians
  • Recruit staffing per the growth need
  • There is 11 technician supervisory responsibility associated to this function
  • See org chart attached

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