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Top Engineering Supervisor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an engineering supervisor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of engineering supervisor resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.6% of engineering supervisor resumes contained procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills an engineering supervisor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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The six most common skills found on Engineering Supervisor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Procedures

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Procedures are the established ways to perform a certain task. It is like an action plan for a team to perform their duties. It's like a map that can save one from being confused or roaming about while attempting to achieve a goal. When an organization uses procedures, it promotes positive practices and sets a good precedent

Here's how Procedures is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Provided procedures testing, conventional materials testing, and advanced materials testing in support of an eighty-one million-dollar runway repair program.
  • Developed, implemented, and enforced quality policies and procedures in manufacturing environment, and delivered training and safety programs.
  • Developed and maintained all laboratory equipment procedures and instructions to ensure compliance with QS9000 quality standards and ensure proper maintenance.
  • Design and layout of products/processes including establishing processing methods, procedures and equipment set-up of 85 various manufacturing machines.
  • Developed compounds, equipment and procedures for induction curing adhesives on automotive composites enabling assembly within the production cycle.
  • Administered individual area training, researched procedures for experimental materials and assisted with quality programs and inspection processes.
  • Provide leadership in following safety procedures, quality standards, Product Development processes, and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain records of equipment operation, maintenance procedures, preventative maintenance work orders and other essential data.
  • Key Manager for the operation department procedure upgrade project that improved all operating and administrative procedures.
  • Plan or implement research methodology or procedures to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.
  • Established verification group, defined procedures and process flow for new product characterization and production release.
  • Selected to stand watch during several regulatory inspections to ensure proper compliance with approved procedures.
  • Developed and directed program procedures in order to establish and maintain high quality engineering practices.
  • Support the Manufacturing Engineer to improve manufacturing procedures, continuous improvement projects and quality management.
  • Develop and implement methods and procedures to eliminate operating problems and improve the product quality.
  • Planned, developed and implemented standard operating procedures for unscheduled maintenance and schedule service operation.
  • Prepared and reviewed ammunition storage waivers while implementing ammunition quality assurance and quality control procedures.
  • Developed and implemented operating procedures to increase safety, decrease injuries, and increase productivity.
  • Trained a staff of electrical engineers on specifications and procedures in advanced machine control technology.
  • Developed preventive maintenance procedures and collaborated with local college on training programs for staff.

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2. Facility

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A facility is a location where different operations take place. For example, military and athletic events take place in military and sports facilities. In a nuclear test facility, physicists focus on nuclear research. We can use the word to refer to structures, buildings, and resources that individuals offer for a specific function. Shopping facilities, for instance, are locations where we can purchase goods. Medical facilities may refer to either medical devices or a physical structure. A facility can be used to describe an installation or any other building which is a location where something can be done. It can also be an example of a commercial or administrative building such as a resort, school, office facility, sports stadium, or convention center.

Here's how Facility is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Developed a tailored Preventive-Reactive and Predictive maintenance planning program, along with inventory procurement to the individual needs of the facility.
  • Approve and review all work requests utilizing a computerized maintenance management system for preventive and corrective maintenance and repair of facility.
  • Launched a dual craft job classification within a union facility to increase technician flexibility and successfully integrated all existing maintenance technicians.
  • Collaborated on overseas transfer of machine production to new facility, assessed product quality, and balanced internal engineering priorities.
  • Developed, implemented facility training, fire evacuation, emergency preparedness and response plans, extensive understanding of code compliance.
  • Conduct Environmental and facility audits including: Damaged Materials, Environmental Facility Audits, Housekeeping, Electrical, and Mechanical.
  • Managed all CAMDS engineering activities from closure concept through decontamination, decommissioning and to demolition of the facility.
  • Administered the building operations including preventive maintenance and repair of facility, utilities and all manufacturing equipment.
  • Provided leadership in safety related to all aspects of operations in facility specifically electrical and mechanical machinery.
  • Reorganized, supervised and managed three departments including production engineering, machine shop and facility maintenance.
  • Performed circuit design for dedicated access and maintained circuit and facility inventory for all switch locations.
  • Represented the Santa Cruz facility in negotiating schedule deadlines and budget allocation with other Lockheed departments.
  • Conduct facility inspections and identifying operational improvements needed to promote efficiency of package flow and safety.
  • Supervised all building tradesmen along with the maintenance of overall facility operations and service calls.
  • Insure utility and facility operations by maintaining utility and facility equipment down time at minimum.
  • Supervised multiple production processes within the General Assembly department of a prototype vehicle engineering facility.
  • Perform inspections following Facility Safety Audits every month to ensure completeness and compliance to UPS.
  • Maintained Facility condition audits, managed facility cleaning crew as well as outside cleaning contractors.
  • Led team of Energy Engineers that specialized in developing facility improvement projects for existing facilities.
  • Managed previously decommissioned building rehabilitation project, tenant lease and eventual sale of facility.

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3. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed outside contractors in performing preventive maintenance of HVAC equipment.
  • Provided management of maintenance and construction contracts for HVAC, janitorial, landscaping, roofing and parking lots.
  • Established adhesion performance best practice and standard to be applied to new HVAC applications for adhesive backed foams.
  • Oversee all tag-outs and lock-outs on various systems to include electrical, HVAC, steam pipes and valves.
  • Coordinated inspections of all major systems including life safety, HVAC, electrical, elevator and roofing.
  • Provide guidance and instruction to HVAC Mechanic B, and perform other related duties as necessary.
  • Maintain property, landscaping, HVAC, lighting, plumbing, air compressors, and boiler.
  • Oversee PM of all guestrooms, public area, HVAC, boilers, and safety equipment.4.
  • Shuttle driver, Plumbing, electrical work, HVAC, maintaining pool and spa, generalized managing
  • Ensured proper operation of support equipment such as Boilers, Compressors, Refrigeration, and HVAC
  • Designed HVAC screening products for package units and make up air units for aesthetic appearance.
  • Repaired and changed 10 and 20 ton compressors on water and air cooled HVAC units.
  • Create PM schedules for boiler & chiller plant, HVAC, electrical & plumbing trades.
  • Repair and service 26 commercial ice machines as well as 756 four pipe HVAC systems.
  • Direct and supervise all HVAC mechanical, plumbing, electrical and fire protection system re
  • Conducted minor and major repairs on plumbing, electrical, mechanical and HVAC equipment.
  • Trained technicians in plumbing, HVAC and electrical skill sets to ensure adequate knowledge.
  • Led team of professional engineers and designers in implementing multiple HVAC projects.
  • Designed HVAC, power, control, lighting and plumbing systems upgrades.
  • Worked on pumps, cooling tower, and troubleshoot HVAC equipment.

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4. Emergency

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An emergency is a situation or condition that poses a great risk to the health, wealth, or property of someone. An emergency can be affecting the health of a person, like a heart attack, or it may even be a natural disaster, e.g. an earthquake. Emergencies can take place at home or at workplaces and they need immediate intervention to prevent the danger.

Here's how Emergency is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed several emergent repairs and preventative maintenance on emergency diesel generators and Engineering Safeguards Feature (ESF) systems.
  • Provided key assistance and leadership in maintaining various small craft utilized in emergency evacuation and rescue missions.
  • Directed and performed immediate actions to protect plant equipment during countless casualty scenarios and emergency situations.
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance on all necessary equipment on both routine and emergency schedules.
  • Participate actively in the development and implementation of emergency plans in contingency events.
  • Provided oversight to the mechanical team during normal and emergency operations.
  • Performed lower crankcase maintenance on forward emergency diesel generator.
  • Maintained and operated emergency diesel generators.
  • Developed inventory for the Aftermarket Center of Excellence to keep track of spare parts and to provide emergency parts for customers.
  • Overhauled Emergency Response System and developed improved HazMat training programs, including Emergency Awareness Training for over 600 team members.
  • Awarded 4 Navy Achievement Medals for spearheading emergent repairs to the ships air conditioning plant and emergency diesel generator.
  • Maintained and inspected all areas for inspection including boilers and hot water tank, fire panel and emergency systems.
  • Employed from: 3/17/2010 to: 3/11/2011Duties performed: Emergency and non-emergency response HAZMAT and environmental incidents and clean-ups.
  • Trained as an Incident Commander for the sites Emergency Response Team and regularly lead/planned hazardous material spill drills.
  • Qualified as QC Inspector, emergency nuclear welder, and Calibration and Repair Parts Petty Officer.
  • Perform weekly fire pump test and annual hydro flow test and weekly emergency generator testing.
  • Oversee Emergency Department Renovations and addition of 2 new DaVinci Operating Suites.
  • Supervised ships emergency diesel generator Fair Banks Morse 18 opposed piston engine.
  • Load sharing, shedding, Sizing & selection of Emergency Generators.
  • Responded to all emergency on short notice, fire alarm system

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5. Customer Service

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Customer service is the process of offering assistance to all the current and potential customers -- answering questions, fixing problems, and providing excellent service. The main goal of customer service is to build a strong relationship with the customers so that they keep coming back for more business.

Here's how Customer Service is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Directed a team of engineering personnel resolving engineering related manufacturing and customer service issues, including product modifications and enhancements.
  • Recognized by management for managing 2 successful technical support restructures which improved level of customer service and response time.
  • Assisted Motorola and factory coordinating technical support to engineering / customer service teams of both entities.
  • Provided excellent customer service while demonstrating effect communication skills to Army and civilian personnel.
  • Supervised installation and customer service.
  • Maintained area staffing levels, production costs, prototype manufacturing schedules, customer services, facilities equipment and employee safety programs.
  • Organized and oversaw all environmental staff and projects, provided customer service, procurement and budget control of the departments.
  • Train incoming customer service and technical support reps, setup training schedule, create manuals and test for training class.
  • Work closely with remote engineering staff, Sales, and Customer Service, to schedule sales order shipments.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to client base, and communicate with management about costs and personnel.
  • Conducted daily training sessions with associates to promote employee attitude, customer service and safety.
  • Specified File Servers and PC workstations that interfaced with customer service computers and SCADA system.
  • Provided Customer Service and Programs for fishing, scuba diving, and other water sports.
  • Coordinate with Planning department on 50+ Stamping and Molding machines to meet customer service levels.
  • Performed ISO 9001:2008 audits on engineering services, customer service, and production processes.
  • Interacted with other engineering departments, marketing, manufacturing, and customer service.
  • Provide Key Systems / PBX Customer Service Support.
  • Led the customer service and product quality initiatives.
  • Supervised approximately 20 people Trained employees on safety and operation of rides as well as excellent customer service
  • Managed day-to-day customer service hotline for networked imaging systems.

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6. Preventive Maintenance

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Here's how Preventive Maintenance is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Minimized risk of customer outages by coordinating efforts with operations and construction departments to successfully manage preventive maintenance and regulatory compliance.
  • Helped implement current Preventative maintenance program that has helped reduce mechanical repairs and provided documentation for governmental agency inspections.
  • Conferred with management heads to plan preventive maintenance programs and to schedule inspections in coordination with other operating activities.
  • Assigned Equipment Manager role to manage suitability, calibration, and preventive maintenance of all production and development equipment.
  • Create and maintain statistical analyses that demonstrate conditions and trends directly related to the preventative maintenance program.
  • Initiated preventive maintenance schedules to capitalize on staff downtime and eliminate overtime prior to regulatory surveys.
  • Communicate with other departments in relation to Preventive Maintenance, work progress or implementations.
  • Instituted and administered preventive maintenance programs and procedures, including those for routine calibration.
  • Supervised and Managed 34 Equipment and Preventive Maintenance Technicians for equipment operations.
  • Directed preventive maintenance, repair and engineering improvements of manufacturing equipment.
  • Planned and organized daily and weekly predictive and preventive maintenance activities.
  • Generated technical work documents for complex corrective and preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Supervised preventive maintenance program and divisional training of all nuclear personnel.
  • Applied preventive maintenance to critical components and improved equipment reliability.
  • Verified that all preventive maintenance actions were completed and documented.
  • Participate in assigned long-term preventative maintenance programs and projects.
  • Overlook preventative maintenance program on equipment for department.
  • Maintain effective Energy Maintenance and Preventative Maintenance programs.
  • Established, prioritized and implemented preventive maintenance schedule.
  • Managed preventative maintenance program and equipment installation.

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7. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed project management of engineering scope for large capital projects where engineering is primarily subcontracted.
  • Research, planning and implementation of capital projects, including project management and contractor coordination.
  • Create reports on project financial performance including project management activities and budget reporting.
  • Initiated project management documentation process and guidelines for equipment design and installation.
  • Project management through the entire work flow: Initiating/Planning/Executing/Monitoring and Controlling/Closing.
  • Developed global Engineering Project Management process & project scoring metrics.
  • Deploy and administer EPM Live SharePoint-based project management solution.
  • Project management and distribution of daily associate workload.
  • Project Management of Warranty across exterior components.
  • Project Management Best practices deployment.
  • Worked closely with project teams to develop project plans and schedules utilizing MS Project to meet aggressive program needs.
  • Certified, supervised 12 mechanics, plant engineer and manager, project management, and safety officer.
  • Project Management of all plant construction and remodeling projects, using both in-company labor and outside contractors.
  • Worked in the Engineering Department, supervised 17 engineers, project management and maintained the HFC network.
  • Maintained compliance with DOE order 413.3B, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.
  • Project management for the utilities companies in the Caribbean as is PREPA and VIWAPA power generation plants.
  • Project management of designs through build and certification to ensure quality as well as meeting deadlines.
  • Drive to root cause on issues and develop projects to help meet manufacturing meet their goals.
  • Develop project proposals to include budget and cost estimation, conceptual design, sales and negotiations.
  • Evaluate, plan and coordinate project as managed by Director of Project Management and Engineering.

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8. Engineering Support

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Engineering support means providing assistance to different engineers working in the company. It enables them to complete their tasks effectively and timely. Engineering support revolves around diagnosing and resolving software and hardware problems. They also look for network issues and resolve them in a timely manner.

Here's how Engineering Support is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Deliver engineering support across the organization focusing on the technical issues related to manufacturing and continuous improvements.
  • Provide engineering support for manufacturing of Pressure devices consisting primarily of prototype build through production implementation.
  • Provide engineering support to design, manufacturing and fabrication efforts.
  • Progressed from Plant Systems Supervisor to Systems Engineering Supervisor.
  • Provide Engineering support to local and other manufacturing facilities.
  • Attended trade shows and provided product-engineering support.
  • Included network topology, nuclear weapon effects, EMI, engineering, encryption, network topology, and software systems engineering.
  • Staff Industrial Engineer Division Industrial Engineering Group providing Industrial Engineering support to six production plants and three service centers.
  • Provided engineering support through the development of cross-functional teams with manufacturing, purchasing, inside and field sales.
  • Recruited and manage a team of eight engineers that provided systems engineering for a complex propulsion system.
  • Supervised product engineering support for full product line including active terminators, PWM and PFC controllers.
  • Managed and provided engineering support for all of TOCDF, utilities, and furnace systems.
  • Coordinated the design, R&D, standards and engineering support for distribution equipment.
  • Provide general engineering support to product design, as well as operations for manufacturing plant.
  • Provided 24/7 Engineering support to Maintenance, Operations and Plant Projects to increase production.
  • Managed on-site product engineering support team at the Grand Rapids, Michigan assembly plant.
  • Selected suppliers, provided engineering support, and insured component costs remained within budget.
  • Earned opportunity to provide engineering support on machine production in Beijing, China.
  • Provided engineering support for new production line to launch a new product.
  • Directed the day to day work of the systems engineering team.

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9. Ensure Compliance

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Ensure compliance means that all the standards that have been set are being maintained. Making sure that all the policies are being followed also assists in ensuring compliance.

Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Headed quarterly safety training to department to ensure compliance with regulation Additional duties.
  • Concentrated efforts for maintaining proper documentation to ensure compliance in all areas.
  • Coordinated drafting and review of patent applications in mechanical engineering and other technologies to ensure compliance with U.S. Patent Law.
  • Maintained Mil Standard 9858 & 45662 systems integrity internally and drove the necessary disciplines to maintain compliance.
  • Partnered with federal entities to ensure compliance with OSHA, NFPA, and AHCA standards.
  • Inspected structures and facilities to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Work within ISO standards to ensure compliance.

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10. Continuous Improvement

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Continuous improvement is an ongoing process of improvement of products, services, and processes with the help of innovative ideas. It is an organized approach that helps an organization to find its weaknesses and improve them.

Here's how Continuous Improvement is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Cultivated operational transformation initiatives to facilitate firm-wide continuous improvement programs.
  • Received Special Performance Awards in 1995 and 1996 for providing continuous improvements and real-time technical solutions while supporting international locations.
  • Work directly with manufacturing to improve vehicle operations through product development and continuous improvement on design.
  • Orchestrated continuous improvement initiatives and facilitated lean cost cutting solutions across manufacturing facilities.
  • Mentor technicians in continuous improvement with the quality of plant modification packages.
  • Implemented standardized, repeatable processes allowing for continuous improvement and refinement.
  • Directed 4 continuous improvement teams covering all aspects of manufacturing.
  • Led a continuous improvement team that increased drawing die life by 20% in the nickel-plated conductor drawing department.
  • Support team was responsible for continuous improvement, noise reduction, and cost saving ideas on current production adjusters.
  • Led manufacturing tactical team in reducing material and manufacturing costs by $.03M through continuous improvement skill sets.
  • Supervised engineers in implementation of Corrective Action Program (CAP), cause analysis, and continuous improvement.
  • Managed numerous smaller capital projects for continuous improvement, including production, safety, ergonomics, rebuilds etc.
  • Assigned and managed projects for continuous improvement, product development, customer support, and cost savings.
  • Organized daily tactical shift activities and strategic plans for continuous improvement of the Dry Etch department.
  • Recruit, train and mentor new hires along with continuous improvement training of existing staff.
  • Supervised the continuous improvement activities for the engineering department at the Point Beach Nuclear Plant.
  • Interfaced with the FTTP network planning and engineering group for continuous improvement of engineering guidelines.
  • Work with team leaders in design and implementation of corrective action and continuous improvement processes.
  • Led production and maintenance continuous improvement work groups in 5S and visual factory.
  • Supported the team in continuous improvement opportunities and to drive down IPPM.

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11. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Utilize performance reviews and frequent communication to have open discussions with direct reports regarding progress towards individual goals.
  • Provided leadership for direct reports including career planning and development Performance review and other activities.
  • Managed seven direct reports in the analysis and investigation of alleged manufacturing defects.
  • Complete performance evaluations for direct reports.
  • Maintained an annual section budget of $3.5M while developing and providing career guidance for over 10+ direct reporting employees.
  • Work with direct reports/peers to identify and implement process improvement opportunities (5S, SPC, process optimization).
  • Managed the engineering department of mechanical, electrical and QC inspector with up to 10 direct reports.
  • Administered staff hiring, training, coaching, mentoring direct reports and development of new hires.
  • Developed, coached, and evaluated direct reports weekly in order to improve personal performance.
  • Led Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Technicians, Programmers; 10 direct reports.
  • Assess skills of direct reports and implement development plans and assignments to enhance performance.
  • Conducted performance reviews, managed salary plan, mentored direct reports in career planning.
  • Manage team of direct and indirect reports to build and document program processes.
  • Worked side-by-side with direct reports to create a partnership in projects and programs.
  • Hired, trained and supervised direct reports of engineers, scientists and technicians.
  • Supervised, coached, and reviewed the work of 12 direct reports.
  • Managed three direct reports which consisted of mechanical engineers and drafters.
  • Manage and Supervise an office of up to 16 Direct Reports.
  • Managed 9 direct reports with a total staff of 35.
  • Conducted quarterly reviews of direct reports' Personal Development Plans.

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12. Engineering Department

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Here's how Engineering Department is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Supervised the advanced engineering department and supported all facilities requests, maintenance, and manufacturing expansion to cover new production demands.
  • Assessed talents within engineering department and re-organized into project teams resulting in a well- rounded blend of capabilities and improved mentoring.
  • Developed capacity planning tool using MS Project to manage resource requirements and workload forecasting for mechanical engineering department.
  • Developed the engineering department to support the repair and maintenance of industrial machinery Established ISO compliance of measuring equipment
  • Direct Supervise engineering department in preparing prison equipment construction engineered drawings for Architect approval, manufacturing and installation.
  • Worked closely with other members of the Engineering Department to continually monitor production and suggest improvements.
  • Managed 3 design engineers and 3 technicians in electronics engineering department.
  • Managed the workload of a seven member mechanical engineering department.
  • Represented the Clinical Engineering Department in high-level meetings and conferences.
  • Prepared and managed budgets for engineering department and projects.
  • Re-established, realigned and re-focused the Chassis Engineering department.
  • Ensured the Engineering Department stayed within monthly operational budget.
  • Supervised daily operation of the Stability Engineering Department.
  • Established computer network for Electrical Engineering department.
  • Supervised engineering department consisting of 24 employees.
  • Managed Database Engineering and CAD Engineering Department.
  • Managed the Automation Engineering Department budget.
  • Position Supervisor in Engineering Department.
  • Supervised the process engineering department.
  • Ranked 8 out of 103 Chief Petty Officers at the command and 1 of 15 Chief Petty Officers in Engineering Department.

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13. UL

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Here's how UL is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Ensured adherence to UL, NEC, CE and OSHA regulations and guidelines, in addition to company's design policies.
  • Implemented network library of UL Listing Standards for Product Design Engineers to use during product design process.
  • Managed CE, CSA, UL, CUL, C-Tick, and Hazardous Location regulatory compliance.
  • Managed the Powell UL File for all medium voltage products that were UL Listed.
  • Work with Underwriters Laboratories on implementing On-Line access to UL Listed product files.
  • Designed and obtained UL listing for an 800Amp fusible metering main switch.
  • Modified hardware and PCB's to meet UL standards.Supervised test and assembly personnel.
  • Obtained UL, FCC and Bellcore compliance.

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14. Safe Operation

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The safe operation ensures an adequate design, acquisition, and installation of pieces of equipment that satisfy the design requirement. It is identified with the development and implementation of a specific workplace safety system for work, plant, hazardous substances, and procedure to avoid harm or damage to the worker and workplace.

Here's how Safe Operation is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Provided monitor and surveillance for maintenance directly related to safe operation of a nuclear reactor.
  • Coordinated the technical inspections of automobiles, trucks and buses for compliance with state requirements for safe operations and emissions.
  • Supervised ten personnel including mechanics, electricians, and electronic technicians in the safe operation of a reactor power plant.
  • Supervised a nuclear engine room watch team of 20 instructors and students for over 500 hours of safe operation.
  • Managed a ten man team in the safe operation of a US Navy nuclear submarine propulsion plant.
  • Supervised a 12-man shift responsible for safe operation of a Naval Nuclear Powered Reactor Plant.
  • Supervised watch teams for safe operation of a nuclear reactor and propulsion plant.
  • Trained over 100 personnel in the safe operation of a reactor power plant.
  • Supervised four personnel in the safe operation of a nuclear propulsion plant.
  • Direct the safe operations of a critical Nuclear Propulsion Plant.
  • Acquired over 60 hours of safe operations.
  • Coordinated complex evolutions requiring safe operation of a reactor plant.

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15. Cost Reduction

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Here's how Cost Reduction is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Directed landscape management of UPS Airline property, developing and introducing procedural guidelines that led to cost reductions and improved appearance.
  • Collaborated with various process improvement teams to increase plant-wide cost reduction efforts.
  • Supported annual customer cost reductions.
  • Implemented a cost reduction project that saved the company $450 K per year by designing and developing returnable containers.
  • Created and maintained an issue tracking summary for material cost reduction activities that focused on targeting high impact cost reductions.
  • Executed 5 CPI projects resulting in roughly $6M total warranty cost reductions, while delivering desired customer performance.
  • Improved short and long term product quality while establishing the most successful cost reduction team in Ford Motor Company.
  • Improved maintenance /calibration tasks, cost reduction and performance of utilities equipment, electrical systems, and environmental areas.
  • Led model year changes, cost reduction programs, product improvement programs, warranty improvement and production support.
  • Developed and implemented metrics to track and ensure the goals were met for cost reduction.
  • Team Leader for initiating and implementing COGS cost reduction projects saving $10 mil annually.
  • Initiate, review and approve new equipment designs for process improvement and cost reduction.
  • Project Manager of new DSP IC releases, A/T offloads, cost reductions.
  • Maintain cost control, cost reduction, inventory control & production record systems.
  • Designed products, laid out plant facilities and implemented cost reduction programs.
  • Prepared the annual budget for the area and implemented cost reduction projects.
  • Plan and track cost reductions, process improvements and new machine development.
  • Initiated $150,000 annual cost reduction project on the binder system.
  • Headed cost reduction project that increased profit by $800,000 annually.
  • Lead safety programs and cost reduction programs for the Department.

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16. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Engineering Supervisor jobs:
  • Develop and administer company-wide CAD drafting standards for part fabrication and manufacturing drawings.
  • Supervised/trained subordinates in CAD operation/techniques.
  • Managed the CAD environment for the printed circuit board design (Mentor Graphics) and mechanical design (Pro- Engineer).
  • Managed multiple simultaneous projects, coordinating efforts of product engineers, CAD drafters, and R&D lab staff.
  • Moved design CAD from 2D to solid modeling (Solid Edge) and improved designer productivity by 25%.
  • Designed and drafted, both in ink and on a CAD system, tooling for custom aluminum extrusions.
  • Introduced and implement CAD & CNC to the company to increase production, profit and quality of product.
  • Coordinated cross functional efforts with manufacturing, components, CAD, DVP&R, warranty and quality.
  • Provided engineering expertise, design, and CAD on a consulting basis until a replacement engineer was hired.
  • Analyzed the product manufacturing process to identify and resolve potential design problems; edited auto cad drawings.
  • Directed a team of 7-12 product engineers & 3 CAD operators from product design through launch.
  • Used and taught CAD as well as Drafting Boards for design, sales and production purposes.
  • Manage personnel from engineering and CAD design teams to ensure proper product processing and skill development.
  • Supervised up to four CAD operators, three CAM operators, and one File Room Clerk.
  • Integrated the CAD system into the plant's new MRP system (drawing retrieval).
  • Manage CAD department staff, prioritize schedules, and analyze metrics to continuously improve process.
  • Supervised 4 project engineers, 2 CAD designers who designed molded Bath Safety Products.
  • Administer all networked engineering software including CAD, CAM, PDM, and FEA.
  • Directed CAD design team and perform weekly product and vehicle integration design reviews.
  • Developed record systems for physical and virtual inventory and company CAD standards.

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Autodesk CAD/CAM/CAE for Mechanical Engineering
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The Construction Management specialization is curated for professionals in the construction and civil engineering industry looking to advance their careers. Through this specialization, students will gain comprehensive industry knowledge along with the latest trends and development within the industry. This 5-course specialization will cover the major facets of construction management including project initiation and planning, scheduling techniques and procedures, cost estimating and control, an...

20 Most Common Skill For An Engineering Supervisor

Procedures16.6%
Facility9.6%
Hvac5.8%
Emergency5.7%
Customer Service4.7%
Preventive Maintenance4.6%
Project Management4.4%
Engineering Support4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Engineering Supervisor

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
Procedures
Procedures
16.6%
16.6%
2
2
Facility
Facility
9.6%
9.6%
3
3
Hvac
Hvac
5.8%
5.8%
4
4
Emergency
Emergency
5.7%
5.7%
5
5
Customer Service
Customer Service
4.7%
4.7%
6
6
Preventive Maintenance
Preventive Maintenance
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Project Management
Project Management
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
4.2%
4.2%
9
9
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
3.8%
3.8%
10
10
Continuous Improvement
Continuous Improvement
3%
3%
11
11
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Engineering Department
Engineering Department
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
UL
UL
2%
2%
14
14
Safe Operation
Safe Operation
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Cost Reduction
Cost Reduction
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
CAD
CAD
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Osha
Osha
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
R
R
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Engineering Projects
Engineering Projects
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Sigma
Sigma
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
1%
1%
24
24
Product Development
Product Development
1%
1%
25
25
Capital Projects
Capital Projects
1%
1%
26
26
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Maintenance Activities
Maintenance Activities
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Cost Estimates
Cost Estimates
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Solidworks
Solidworks
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Performance Reviews
Performance Reviews
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Maintenance Staff
Maintenance Staff
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
PLC
PLC
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Control Systems
Control Systems
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Windows
Windows
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Maintenance Department
Maintenance Department
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Product Design
Product Design
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
A/C
A/C
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Construction Projects
Construction Projects
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Engineering Design
Engineering Design
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Ac
Ac
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Parts Inventory
Parts Inventory
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Test Equipment
Test Equipment
0.3%
0.3%

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