Mechanical Assembly Supervisor

Bangor, PA
Posted 1 month ago

Mechanical Assembly Supervisor

Who We Are:  We are a full-scale manufacturing company located in eastern Pennsylvania operating out of 3 distinct locations; Bangor, Philadelphia, and York Haven.   Our custom and turnkey systems provide our clients increased production and efficiency using automation.  We believe in fostering lasting relationships and creating innovative solutions so our customers can focus on feeding families. Gemini delivers solutions through automated equipment and integrated systems to the Commercial and Industrial Baking industry as well as Ingredient Handling systems to the food industry.  Our teams are passionate about delivering world class products and service to our customers through design, manufacturing, and technical support.

What is the Role:  This role is a key player in the overall activities of the Mechanical Assembly Department at our Bangor, Pa facility.  In this role, the ideal candidate will engage in a blend of activities pertaining to the supervision of subordinates and department functions as well as the hands-on production of our equipment.

In This Role You Will:

  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of all team members within the Mechanical Assembly Department.
  • Plan, observe, perform, and test all operations necessary to assemble, modify, troubleshoot, repair, rebuild, and dismantle various types of food manufacturing equipment.
  • Plan, distribute, observe, and monitor work performed within the department to ensure timely completion and that quality standards are met.
  • Maintain a fluid schedule of open work items with target start and end dates that compliments the objectives of the master schedule.
  • Determine and provide status updates on works in process.
  • Serve as a technical liaison between assembly and engineering support groups for open issues.
  • Assist engineering by making recommendations for design considerations as it pertains to equipment configuration.
  • Maintain detailed records of engineered drawings and relay any redlines to the appropriate engineering department.
  • Audit completed projects for Factory Acceptance Testing readiness.
  • Document relevant detail, recommended improvement, and participate in the employee review process.
  • Assist to assure proper training of all assembly employees, including proper training in safe operation of machines and equipment.
  • Collaborate with adjacent department supervisors, as necessary, to communicate needs and address competing demands.
  • Use problem solving techniques to bring resolution to problems and prevent repeat quality or mechanical issues.
  • Assure the maintenance and layout of the assembly floor are in adequate order for upcoming project demands.
  • Review assembly personnel’s daily time sheets against open work orders to ensure accurate and consistent transmittal of labor records.
  • Determine required materials and submit purchase requisitions for departmental supplies and consumable goods.
  • Represent the department at production/staffing meetings
  • Performs all other duties and tasks as assigned.


What You Bring:

  • Strong mechanical background with formal military or civilian training. (Ie; Coursework in Industrial Millwright, Industrial Machinery Mechanic, and/or Industrial Maintenance or comparable coursework)
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a hands-on technician in a custom and/or original equipment manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in a Supervisor or Lead role.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics.
  • Must possess a strong mechanical skillset which includes hands on experience in the following facets:

*Working knowledge and use of various bearing components (press fit, insert, pillow block, flange, installation tolerances, etc)

*Working knowledge and use of various transmission components (sprockets, chain, spur gears, bevel gears, installation techniques, etc)

*Working knowledge of structural assemblies as well as rigging methods using forklifts, overhead cranes, support beams, etc

*Experienced in fabrication tasks such as manually drilling, tapping, grinding, and cutting

various materials

*Experience working with pneumatic systems (air cylinders, regulators, flow control valves, solenoid valves, routing air lines)

  • Ability to use basic hand tools such as wrenches, ratchets, drills, taps, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.
  • Must be willing to bring your own basic hand tools.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to read and use calipers, micrometers, torque wrenches, and various measuring devices.
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and a desire to produce quality work.
  • A self-propelled attitude that embraces responsibility.
  • Working exposure to motors, sensors, and switches routinely used on automated equipment.
  • Willingness to respond/react to changing and competing demands and workflows.
  • Willingness to perform labor intensive tasks, such as lifting heavy objects (up to 75lbs occasionally), climbing ladders, and working on equipment.
  • Working competency with computers, tablets, and mobile devices.
  • Openness to travel to customer sites and/or alternate company locations (Less than 10% of the time.)
  • High school diploma or equivalent.


What Else Would Be Helpful:

  • Working knowledge of 120, 240, 480VAC as well as 24VDC control systems.
  • Understanding of AC/DC motor controls a plus.
  • Experience wiring 3 phase motors, sensors, solenoids, etc.
  • Light Fabrication background.
  • Machining practices and knowledge.
  • Welding practices and knowledge.
  • Veterans strongly encouraged to apply.


What’s In It for You:

  • Competitive Paid Time Off program (Up to 15 days in your first year!)
  • Eight (8) company holidays and one (1) personal floating holiday
  • Health, Vision, and Dental benefits
  • Company paid short term disability and life insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance for Employee and Spouse and voluntary Long-Term Disability
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Opportunity to gain exposure to many different manufacturing activities/processes (Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Fabrication, Weld, Machine, Assembly, and Panel Shops all in one facility!)

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