Instrument Supervisor Job Description

Instrument Supervisor Job Description

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Instrument supervisor provides troubleshooting assistance of problems during commissioning and startup of new systems and problems with existing systems as required.

Instrument Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepare work pack dossiers outlining the commissioning work scope of each systems and subsystems prior to field execution
Have a clear understanding of the project schedule the priorities set by the Commissioning team and expedite the completions associated with these priorities
Maintain clear and concise action lists of outstanding work scopes check sheet and punch list and coordinate their completion with various work parties construction and commissioning
Witness SAT pre commissioning activities for equipment
Provide detailed reports outlining the status of outstanding works and completion progress
Monitor and ensure the completions database (TAKEOVERxp) is updated and showing the current status of outstanding works
Ensure all tags are properly populated in TOxp
Review and enter punch list items into the completions database and upon their completion enter the punch list closure form
Experienced using a Completions Management System and good understanding of the handover and completions process
Provide direct supervision to skilled and/or semi-skilled non-exempt staff

Instrument Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Instrument Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DCS, CST, CBSPD, ACLS, BCLS, RDCS, ARDMS, RCS, CCI

Education for Instrument Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the instrument supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Education, Technical, Management, Associates, Business, Department of Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Healthcare

Skills for Instrument Supervisor

Desired skills for instrument supervisor include:

Job Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment
Preparation of Method Statement
2D and 3D CAD software capabilities and limitations
Asset Integrity practices and CMMS systems
Associated technical standards and relevant legislation
Autoclave and Ultrasonic cleaners with skills to service instruments as needed
Belt Sanders
Bench Grinder
Chemical manufacturing industry

Desired experience for instrument supervisor includes:

Responsible for building highly effective and engaged teams
Lead and motivate a team of technicians in performing assigned manufacturing tasks to produce high quality products and ensure all production goals are met and exceeded
Co-work with Quality and Material groups to ensure on time delivery
Plan and strategized activities for resource optimization
Supervision to junior staff with high level of discipline, safety and housekeeping compliance
Maintain databases of instrument failures and defects

Instrument Supervisor Examples


Instrument Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an instrument supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for instrument supervisor
  • Monitors and tracks all count sheet changes report out at Periop and system meetings with SPD Director
  • Co-ordinate mobilization of contractors on site
  • Handle all aspects of Electrical/Instrument Construction activities including site investigations, site surveys and
  • Supervise and manage installation Earthing and Lightning Protection works
  • Supervise installation of Lighting and Small Power works
  • Co-ordination of finalizing Cable entries, cable routes, cable diversions
  • Manage and supervise cable tray installation and Instrument Control & Power Cable laying and termination works
  • Supervise Fiber Optic cable installation and splicing works
  • Supervise installation of Fire Alarm Control Panels, Repeater Panels and Mimic Panels
  • Supervise installation of Control junction boxes and Panels
Qualifications for instrument supervisor
  • Must be willing and able to work in tight or confined spaces
  • Must be willing and able to work at heights above 25 feet by climbing stairs and vertical ladders
  • Good knowledge in reading and understanding Equipment Layout drawings
  • Overall coordination with Mechanical works, HVAC works, Fire alarm & Loss prevention system works, Building Services works and
  • Cable termination and Loop checking
  • Maintain a daily record of progress (daily diary) noting special comments

Instrument Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of instrument supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for instrument supervisor
  • Participate in development of as-built drawings/documentation
  • Prepare Punch list for finished work prior to hand over to client by contractor by paying special attention to all EHV equipment including Quality checks
  • Works closely with other client Construction Supervisors (Mechanical / Arch)
  • Report to client Senior Construction Supervisor on main issues, events at site, progress reporting, trends and recommendation for improvement
  • Accountable for supervising contractor’s work that is in progress, inspecting work, reporting problems and preventing accidents occurring as a result of negligence, by enforcing QP safety standards on the work site
  • Implement material management and distribution policies, standard
  • Monitor the delivery scheme for raw materials
  • Investigate and submit purchase orders to management
  • Keep track of inventories (raw materials, intermediates and finished products), and ensures the material is available when needs
  • Follow up the process of warehousing of finished goods from factory, fill orders, ships and delivers merchandise to sale warehouse, wholesale or retail outlets and customer
Qualifications for instrument supervisor
  • Cooperate with relevant department to arrange the raw material inventory, inventory levels and delivery times, and establishes alignment with the other supply chain partner
  • Participate in developing raw materials budget and management of this budget
  • Prepare periodical reports on material status and statistics
  • Analyze changes in the inventory of material and finished goods, and makes recommendation as appropriate
  • Confer with subordinates to resolve procedural problems
  • Effective communication and collaborate with Senior Management and internal/external stakeholders

Instrument Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an instrument supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for instrument supervisor
  • Monitor, specify, recommend, define and design system improvements to ensure a 100% daily shipping level, improved productivity, efficiency and effective customer service
  • Assist in the highest degree of protection, security and accountability for all company assets
  • Assist in all continuous improvements, and work with Order Processing Administrator/Trainer on all inventory planning, area scheduling, purchasing, reporting and management (including on system) and system training for all Order Processing Material Handlers to ensure inventory accuracy and data integrity
  • Consolidate and improve the 1st shift operation in the areas but not limited of order processing, sets international, and loaner functions/activities
  • Overtime planning & scheduling, coordination of opening & closing procedures and special projects as required by the Order Fulfillment Manager or Distribution Manager
  • Responsible for 1st shift employees/temps and will report directly to the Sr
  • Interface and maintain effective communication with all levels of Management, Supervisors and employees at all company facilities
  • Establish job descriptions, performance criteria and expectations for all employees within the Order Processing department
  • Establish & maintain proper communication through structured departmental meetings, skip-level interviews and employee feedback to enhance productivity, efficiency and provide effective results
  • Plan, Direct and Control all activities pertaining to Order Processing, Inventory Stocking and Replenishment, Order Processing, Manifesting, Billing, Packaging and Shipping
Qualifications for instrument supervisor
  • Ensure that all customer orders are accurately filled and prepared for shipment to ensure internal/external customer satisfaction
  • Work with planners and engineering to make sure the correct parts are ordered and received
  • Works closely with other client Construction Supervisors (Mechanical / Architecture)
  • Ensure that the personnel, equipment and services are appropriate to the operational requirements
  • Improve the equipment, services and operational procedures
  • Apply, organize and Validate preventive and predictive maintenance programs

Instrument Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of instrument supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for instrument supervisor
  • Supervise the maintenance personnel and manage the external service providers (SMC)
  • Optimise the maintenance activities in liaison with technical support
  • Monitor the functioning of utilities and equipment placed under his responsibility
  • Coordinate with technical support, the spare parts, the preparations of heavy maintenance operations
  • Identifies recurrent corrective maintenance intervention, analyses them and suggest improvements
  • Prepare and Supervise in person the delicate or risky field operations and train junior personnel
  • Contribute to improve skills and know-how, experience feedback and using anomaly report
  • Evaluate personnel and Contribute to improve skills and know-how, experience feedback
  • Co-ordinates and supervises all maintenance aspects dealing with electrical and HVAC equipment
  • Ensures safe and efficient implementation of electrical maintenance works
Qualifications for instrument supervisor
  • Verifies the quality of his teams’ intervention by frequent on site checks and ensure they have the qualifications and skills required for the tasks and suggests corrective measures
  • Responsible for maintenance operation within his field of competence
  • Ensure that maintenance operation under his responsibility are carried out in strict accordance with the COMPANY’s current safety rules and operation procedure and in accordance with standard industrial practice, thereby guaranteeing the quality of maintenance operations, within his field, carried out on site by maintenance team
  • Identify tool and equipment purchases necessary to support the SOP’s and improved efficiencies (cellular and inline processes)
  • Being a safety leader and help implement a zero incident culture
  • Providing overall work direction for electrical and instrumentation work including contractors throughout the plant

Instrument Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of instrument supervisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for instrument supervisor
  • Communicating effectively within the maintenance organization and with the Business team leaders throughout the refinery
  • Developing, mentoring and training First Line Supervisors to enhance their skills
  • Establishing training objectives and manage training opportunities to ensure quality craftsmanship from electrical, instrument and analyzer technicians
  • Ensuring all work activities are coordinated with other crafts and groups including projects and turnaround
  • Ensuring routine maintenance work flow process is followed
  • Ensuring communication with operations happens daily
  • Working with projects group to ensure maintainability of new systems and proper training for electrical and instrument technicians on new equipment
  • Working with reliability group to constantly eliminate bad actors, through upgrades or procedures
  • Ensuring overall integrity of Safety Instrumented System and critical instruments by maintaining compliance with all preventative maintenance activities
  • Sharing and maintaining overall refinery maintenance budget
Qualifications for instrument supervisor
  • Participating in the safety process
  • Consulting with Technical Services and Reliability Groups to ensure that maintenance work meets the requirements of mechanical, process, metallurgical and environmental engineering, codes, policies and standards
  • Working with operations and other groups to fully understand the scope, priority and needed timing for instrumentation and analyzer maintenance work orders
  • Supervising daily and turnaround company and contractor instrument mechanics including analyzer personnel
  • Coordinating with Environmental and Operations Departments to ensure reliable measurement of all reportable process variables
  • Analyzing problems, approve action plans, assigns tasks and ensures corrective action is carried out on highly technical problems

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