DISH Network L.L.C.

  • Engineering Supervisor - 1st Shift

    Location US-GA-Suwanee
    Job ID
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry.  Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves.  We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider.  We are doing it again with the launch of the first live, internet-delivered TV Service – Sling TV, that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.


    The Engineering Supervisor coordinates the daily activities of Engineering Technicians to supporting all areas of the Manufacturing Service Center. This supervisor is an entry level management position responsible for reporting, performance appraisals, identify and lead improvement opportunities, special projects, recommend design changes; interact with other areas such as Quality, Production, and Warehousing.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities


    • Responsible for the performance of a group of Engineering Technicians, providing feedback on performance and productivity daily, during meetings or as needed.
    • Planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; nurturing a teamwork mindset among all direct reports; developing and mentoring team members on technical and work-related aspects.
    • The Maintenance Supervisor is part of the Maintenance Management Team; his/her input is valuable to the development and success of the team. Collaboration with fellow Supervisors is expected, as well as participating on special projects, layout changes, quality projects and other related matters.
    • Assisting Manufacturing Engineering team on creating training documentation, Sequence Of Events (SOE), Engineering changes, Design changes, Safety guidelines and other documentation.
    • Identifying training needs among team members and following up on the improvement of each member of his/her shift/team.
    • Troubleshooting mechanical, electrical and electronic issues to ensure test and manufacturing equipment is operating per requirements and specifications. Some of this equipment includes manual test stations, high potency testers, scanners, automated test stations, among others.

    This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned to this position and other duties may be assigned.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university
    • 4+ years in a supervisory role is preferred.


    • Strong electrical and electronic troubleshooting experience is required.
    • Experience in a Maintenance leadership and/or supervisory role is required.
    • Extensive experience on a manufacturing/refurbishing and a machine shop environment is preferred.
    • Electrical and electronics repair training, certifications and/or licenses are highly desired.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, read and interpret documents and instructions; frequent identification of letters, numbers, and symbols in a technology environment. The employee must have the ability to use a keyboard and equipment typically found in a manufacturing/warehouse work setting. Individuals must have the ability to lift 45 lbs. and stand for long periods of time and the ability to operate a pallet jack loaded with receivers.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    Manufacturing/warehouse environment.



    Manager or above.



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