• Production Supervisor - Detroit, MI

    Posted: 03/30/2021

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    Job Description

    The Production Supervisor will be responsible for managing small work teams in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment. The Production Supervisor is responsible for ensuring team safety; building teams and training / allocating manpower; driving and implementing continuous improvement solutions to improve product quality and reach throughput and cost targets; and ensuring team morale.

    The selected candidate's responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    • Coordinate all activities to achieve business metrics and implementing World Class Manufacturing(WCM) processes and initiatives including the following.
    • Ensure the production plan is met, analyzes issues with other roles, drives and implements continuous improvement activities and sustainability of solutions inside the Zone.
    • Ensure a safe workplace, leads the team to improve Safety in the area and enforces the use of mandated Safety tools and procedures.
    • Understand losses during the Shift, use the C-Matrix to coordinate World Class Manufacturing activities and improve Zone performances.
    • Proactively analyze quality KPIs related to the Zone, prioritize quality issues and properly guides Team Leaders.
    • Ensure the right allocation of the people on the line, manage absenteeism, train and build teams.
    • Possess knowledge of the broader manufacturing organization and have the ability to mobilize support groups and resources to lead and assist in problem solving activities.
    • Actively participate and lead kaizen project activities centered on Safety, Cost, Quality and Throughput improvements and waste reduction opportunities identified through cost deployment.

    Basic Qualifications
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Ability to work any shift and overtime as required
    • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the Plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required
    • Ability to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers
    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead teams
    • Ability to coach/mentor/develop team members
    • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
    • 2 or more years of experience in supervision in a high volume environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor/develop team members
    • Previous experience working in a union environment
    • Experience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing
    • Good working knowledge of Google Suite software programs

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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