Teledyne Technologies

Test Supervisor

Job Locations US-NH-Portsmouth
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne D.G. O'Brien
1st Shift - Morning
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen Only
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Company Overview

Teledyne DGO designs connection systems that transmit signals, data or power through challenging media, such as subsea oil wells; and through pressure barriers, such as the hull of a submarine. Because the cost of failure is so high, Teledyne DGO designs and manufactures its products to deliver total reliability. We engineer and manufacture our products as if lives and fortunes depended on them. Because they do.

Teledyne DGO offers our employees an excellent benefit package including:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Personal Accident Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Voluntary Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Flexible Health & Dependent Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacations & Sick Time
  • College Tuition Reimbursements


Teledyne DGO is a fast growing division of Teledyne Technologies and is looking to add highly motivated and skilled individuals to our team. Teledyne DGO is dedicated to providing an environment that fosters excellence in teamwork, and includes every Employee, Supplier, Business Partner and Customer as a valued member of our team. Our employees are treated with respect, professionalism and the opportunity for career advancement in a safe work environment.


Position Summary and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Work as a member of a cross functional team who provides technical guidance, direction, written instruction and training as related to testing of electrical and fiber optic cable and penetrator assemblies.

  • Test Engineering support of major Wire Harness, Fiber Optic, and RF Cable Assembly projects.
  • Provide leadership and technical Testing support to production, manufacturing, and quality engineering.
  • Develop Manufacturing Test process and procedures.
  • Executes the procurement and installation of materials, tools, fixtures and equipment and all other duties as assigned.
  • Works closely with production and engineering by communicating and facilitating recommendations and design changes as applicable.
  • Assists production flow by facilitating 5S, Value Stream Mapping (VSM) and process flow diagrams as required.


Supervisory Responsibilities:                                             

  • Directly supervises 5 to 7 employees in the Test Department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Records Test production by completing weekly shift report.
  • Review and approval of employee timesheets.
  • ‘Hands on’ and on the production floor supporting the test operation. Technical working knowledge of test equipment is required.
  • Designs fixtures and tooling evaluates processes for increased throughput and troubleshoots issues on products and processes.
  • Conducts Root Cause Analysis following an 8D or DMAIC process; leads team members in the implementation of corrective and preventative actions as required.
  • Develops work cell layouts and critical processes
  • Generate assembly and inspection instructions for manufacturing processes.
  • Develop processes and identify equipment needed to perform the work.
  • Achieve cost improvement goals by utilizing Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles.


Education and Experience:

  • BS in Engineering (Electrical, Manufacturing)
  • Minimum of 4 years hands on experience in a production and/or assembly environment working with electro or optical assemblies test equipment
  • Skilled in RF testing, preferably in performing Mil-Standard testing for suppliers of military systems, sub-systems, and components
  • Knowledge of RF test equipment such as network analyzers, Signal Generators and Oscilloscopes
  • Must have knowledge and experience in Lean and/or Six Sigma.
  • Documented experience driving process improvements in a manufacturing environment.
  • Manufacturing Test process and procedure development experience

Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Very good manual dexterity with both hands.
  • Ability to use hand tools and test equipment
  • Sit and or stand for long periods of time
  • Bend and work in awkward locations
  • Tolerate the chemicals used in the TDGO processes.

Work Environment:

  • Factory environment

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Use of safety glasses
  • Use of steel protective shoes or protective shoe covers

Training Requirements:

  • ERP and Time clock system Overview
  • Teledyne Ethics and Harassment training
  • Hazardous Communications
  • Quality Systems

Employee will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned


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