Website National Oilwell Varco (NOV)

Assembly Supervisor Job Highlights

Title Assembly Supervisor
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Houston, TX, United States
Company National Oilwell Varco (NOV)

Company Profile

National Oilwell Varco is a leading worldwide provider of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, oilfield services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry.

Job Profile

The company is searching for an Assembly Supervisor who will supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers.

The position may include Weld/Fabricator Supervisor, Assembly, Test, or other manufacturing processes.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma, GED, or Vocational/Trade School Certificated

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in related manufacturing.
  • They should have 7 years of continuous Electrical/Mechanical assembly experience in lieu of an educational diploma.


  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping and organization of equipment and materials in the fabrication area.
  • Must ensure that company policies and procedures are being enforced and adhered to at all times.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Provide continual evaluation of the group’s processes and methods, to assure the most effective use of resources and equipment.
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of employee job execution, including training, performance evaluation, and employee relations.
  • Recommend tooling supplies and replacement parts as required.
  • Work with Engineering, Production Control, and QA on drawing problems, manufacturing order problems, and quality problems.

Group-Specific Responsibilities-

  • Comply with all NOV HSE procedures and policies.
  • Ensures the efficient utilization of production resources, capital equipment, setting work schedules, & hiring employees to meet FM 529’s production goals.
  • In conjunction with the safety manager, follows, implements, and maintains safety programs to prevent and eliminate safety incidents.
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformity, and identify and record any problems relating to the product, process, and quality system.
  • Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions for assembly constraints through proper channels.
  • Reports on key departmental performance indicators such as utilization and efficiency.
  • Supervise personnel in Electronics Lab and Control’s assembly.
  • Work with department leaders and direct reports to keep work areas clean and orderly.
  • Works with Quality Department, instilling a quality-oriented attitude throughout the department which results in improved quality and reduces rework.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as instructed by the production manager.


Technical Competencies-

  • Ability to learn new software applications
  • Posses’ skills in Excel, Word, Oracle, Kronos, Powerpoint
  • Writes, sends, and receives e-mails to internal employees and external clients

Behavioral Competencies-

  • Action Oriented
  • Adheres to facility safety policies and participates in safety meetings and training
  • Attends all HR directed training via classroom, iComply, or achieve CBT
  • Building effective teams
  • Effective Communication
  • Organizational agility
  • Strong initiative

Other Job Requirements

  • Able to work in an Assembly floor environment for 50% of the day, and 50% of the day in an office setting.
  • Adheres to established production schedule and communicates with planning and engineering departments to meet delivery commitments.
  • Coordinates with planning, purchasing, receiving, warehouse, and quality departments to expedite components required for Electronics Lab and Control’s assembly to meet delivery commitments.
  • Ensures direct reports follow established work procedures performs assembly work according to blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, customer specifications, and checklists.
  • Follow Mini MRB and Trace procedures to ensure product conformance to establish quality guidelines.

Employer’s Statement

NOV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. The company is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities for everyone and provides employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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