Instrument Assembly Supervisor

Manage workers in assembling instruments, devices, and components.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Instrument Assembly Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling electronic, electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical instruments, devices, subassemblies, and component parts: Reads work orders, production schedules, product specifications, and parts lists to determine work priorities and material requirements, such as fixtures, tools, supplies, and equipment. Assigns duties to workers. Sets up, or directs other workers to set up, machines and equipment at workstations, such as drill presses, tappers, and riveters. Observes assembly operations and examines product to ensure conformance to specifications, utilizing knowledge of assembly methods and procedures and established quality control standards. Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be an Instrument Assembly Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Optical Instrument Assembly Supervisor, Supervisor, Instrument Assembly

    How to Become an
    Instrument Assembly Supervisor

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