Test Engineering Supervisor in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 8/26/2020

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Job Description

Test Engineering Supervisor

Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  Here in Appleton we specialize in the manufacturing of printed circuit board assemblies for industrial, aerospace, and defense industries, supplying necessary parts for mission critical products!

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

 
The Test Engineering Supervisor will work with the Engineering Department supporting projects involving customers and will work in tandem with members of the Engineering and Program Management staff, taking a direct “hands-on” role with ownership and management responsibility on all production related project assignments and support Test Engineering fuction by providing guidance and support to all Test Engineers.  The Test Engineering Supervisor will work in close collaboration with and report to the Director - Engineering.

  • Provide leadership for the Test Engineering Department to establish objectives, priorities, and accountabilities, guide achievement of performance objectives, select, and empower functional leaders.
  • Manage the performance and training of Test Engineers, Test Engineering Technicians, and Documentation personnel.
  • Direct Test Engineering department and facility in continuous improvement activities
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with our customers through developing of staff to achieve customer requirements for engineering support and selling the support to customers.
  • Develop engineering processes and procedures in accordance with ISO that allow products to be built and maintained to revision levels.
  • Provide technical support to solve production problems within the facility.
  • Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business.
  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical.
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together, with demonstrated experience troubleshooting, and problem-solving, especially for interdepartmental issues.
  • Computer proficiency--Intermediate level in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside Ducommun Inc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment; supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and prioritization skills.
  • Strong team skills; ability to interact with all levels in the organization including ability to provide advice and counsel to senior decision makers.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately assess and address complex problems using creative approaches.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills that portray the ability to conceptualize business requirements in a proactive manner.
  • Prior experience with Flying Probe and ICT Platforms & Programming, specifically with SPEA, Agilent/HP and Teradyne Systems.
  • Prior experience with execution management of functional testers.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings is required.
  • Prior experience with an ISO environments is a plus.
  • Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired.
  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States