Job Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, test, repair and inspect electronic parts, components and systems. They are employed in electronics manufacturing plants.

Sample Job Titles

  • Test Supervisor – Electronics Manufacturing
  • Systems Testing Supervisor
  • Electronics Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Electronics Assembly Supervisor
  • Communications Equipment Testing Supervisor
  • Assembly and Test Supervisor
  • Final Assembly and Testing Supervisor
  • Integrated Circuit Fabrication Supervisor
  • Assembly and Test Equipment Manufacturing Supervisor

Job Duties

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who assemble, fabricate, inspect and test electronic and electromechanical assemblies, subassemblies, parts and components
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies and recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Ensure safety rules and regulations are followed
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related helpers and labourers.

Typical Background


  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Post-secondary education in electronics or a related discipline is required.


Several years of experience as an electronics assembler, fabricator, inspector or tester are usually required.

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