Mechanical Engineering Supervisor III oversees the designing of engines, tools, and other mechanical equipment and industrial processes. Also responsible for supervising the production, operation, repair and maintenance of equipment. Being a Mechanical Engineering Supervisor III may work with other engineering departments to aid in the development and usage of robotics to improve productivity. A level III supervisor has full authority and may be considered lower middle management. Additionally, Mechanical Engineering Supervisor III may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Mechanical Engineering Supervisor III supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. To be a Mechanical Engineering Supervisor III typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes.