Assembly Supervisor


Grandville, MI, US, 49418

Company:  9013-DTS Fluid Power, LLC

DTS Fluid Power, an Applied Fluid Power subsidiary, is currently looking for an Assembly Supervisor to join our team.  If you’re outgoing, technically sound, and think you have what it takes – Apply Today! 


Position Responsibilities:


  • Lead the Grandville location Technical/Assembly Team consisting of 4-6 associates.
  • Schedule and oversee all Production, Kitting and Service work as assigned to the production floor.
  • Experience with troubleshooting, assembling, and fabricating Hydraulic and Mechanical Systems
  • Maintaining customer relationship while working through any technical issues as it relates to both Warranty and Service-related opportunities.
  • May be required to visit Customer locations for service-related needs.
  • Implement & continuously work on production process and quality improvements
  • Lead root cause analysis for all concerns related to assemblies.
  • Manage, Track and report production equipment PM/CM, calibration & facility maintenance jobs to Operations Manager
  • Ensure assembly inventory availability & discrepancy correction
  • Periodically review production documentation for accuracy.  Work with necessary teams to correct any findings found to be inaccurate.
  • You will be required to use Prophet 21 (ERP) to process daily Production and Service Order related transactions
  • Hire, train and develop production associates using the Performance Management System and its tools.
  • Visually verifies product compliance to customer and company specifications.
  • Functionally verifies product performance to the defined test criteria and perform testing
  • Utilizes hand and power tools, electronic and pneumatic testing fixtures and devices.
  • Complete department work assignments in a timely manner.
  • Create assembly instruction, rework instructions, or redline documentation and communicate corrective action direction to the appropriate parties when necessary.
  • Go through technical manuals, blueprints, and CAD drawings for assembly & servicing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




  • 3+ years’ experience in component level trouble shooting and repair
  • 1+ year working knowledge of all brands of pumps, valves, motors, and cylinders
  • 1+ year working knowledge of troubleshooting hydraulic circuits
  • Forklift operation
  • High school diploma or GED




  • Leadership experience
  • Support warehouse operations from production perspective
  • Small to mid-size project management
  • IFPS certification
  • Bending tube and pipe experience
  • General welding skills


Desired characteristics:


  • Ability to work from drawings, prints, schematics, diagrams, bills of materials, customer specifications and written/verbal instructions

As the world’s largest fluid power distributor, the Applied Fluid Power® network of companies provide dedicated fluid power support and custom designed solutions that meet customer performance goals and keep industry running. Capabilities include system integration, manifold design, machining and assembly, electronic controls, fabrication, fluid filtration, programming, high speed hose assembly, engineering, repair services, and more. Additionally, Applied Fluid Power® has one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics to assist with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting, and other custom requirements.

Applied Fluid Power® is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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