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Supervisor, Production & Test

Electric Era Technologies

Electric Era Technologies

People & HR, Operations
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 5, 2023

Electric Era was founded to revolutionize the world's electric vehicle charging infrastructure. We have developed PowerNode, a high performance and autonomous EV fast charging station that can be deployed anywhere on the grid to provide the necessary charging infrastructure innovation needed for the affordable and timely electrification of transportation. Electric Era is building the future of car refill for the next generation of drivers.

Role

Electric Era is hiring a Production and Test Supervisor to build and oversee a team of technicians and engineers responsible for building and testing PowerNode charging stations, including a high capacity energy storage system. They will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the build, from build instructions, product assembly & quality management, to factory scheduling and personnel time management. A successful candidate will work closely with the engineering, implementation, and supply chain teams to ensure smooth and on-time delivery of completed hardware, built and tested to rigorous standards.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the production and test line of a battery energy storage system
  • Spec out full end of line test program to verify hardware meets stringent quality and performance requirements
  • Hire and oversee a small team of technicians and engineers to set up and operate the production line
  • Own build quality outcomes, and implement a build process that can consistently deliver high quality results with a minimum amount of added quality processes and oversight
  • Coordinate with internal teams to manage block upgrade and new product roll-ins
  • Steer overall product design based on manufacturing lessons learned to ensure we optimize for holistic business outcomes
  • Develop and implement processes to streamline efforts and maximize leverage of the production team
  • Build and manage a mixed-discipline team, providing leadership, mentorship, and performance management to ensure team success on the items above
  • Prepare shipments and work with Supply Chain and Logistics teams to keep deliveries on schedule

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience overseeing a production or test operation
  • Strong hands-on experience building and testing complicated electromechanical components
  • Familiarity spec’ing and setting up test instrumentation and data recording equipment
  • Strong personal and professional project portfolio demonstrating practical capability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and hard driving attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Forklift Certification
  • Knowledge in Supply Chain and Logistics, and how they affect production schedules