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Warehouse Shift Leader

Job Number:  9118
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Aleksinac
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aleksinac, RS


Division: Magna Seating Aleksinac 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Aleksinac 

Group Description


Magna Seating is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


We quest an Warehouse Shift Leader for our new plant in Aleksinac as soon as possible.

Role Summary

Responsible for all aspects of the Materials Warehouse. Plans, directs and coordinates activities including safety, quality, productivity and employee relations. Oversees Materials Supervisors for all business units.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervises Materials Supervisors for all business units to planning, assigning, directing and coordinating their day-to-day activities
  • Ensures all shifts have proper staffing at all times
  • Creates purchase requisitions for warehouse items (supplies, maintenance work orders, etc)
  • Audits Materials Warehouse systems to ensure processes are followed (pre-shifts, incoming audits, yard management)
  • Follows up on day to day issues with employees and union
  • Generates and implements warehouse improvements in safety, efficiency, inventory accuracy and housekeeping
  • Develops and maintains Materials Job Evaluation Sheets (JES)
  • Develops and tracks internal key measurements for Materials team’s performance
  • Works with Materials Supervisors to resolve downtown
  • Participates and leads process improvement projects: productivity, quality, ergonomics, etc.
  • Ensures all Company policies, procedures, plant standards and safety rules are consistently follwed
  • Collaborates with the Department Manager and Human Resources Manager in the administration of disciplinary action, when necessary
  • Ensures Material Supervisors are monitoring, maintaining and accurately recording employees’ time related to the Attendance and Time-Off Policies (e.g. vacation, medical day, bereavement, jury duty, etc) within established time frames; and all required supporting documentation is obtained timely
  • Ensures all employees within the department (new and transferred) have received all required training in a timely manner
  • Ensures the thoroughness and timely completion of scheduled performance reviews for all Materials shop floor employees
  • Supports and enforces the principles of the Employee Charter, Company goals and objectives, and decisions and policies by taking ownership and communicating these in a positive and supportive manner
  • Displays a positive attitude towards safety, works safely and follows all the Company’s safety policies and procedures
  • Complies with all Health, Safety and Environmental standards 
  • Responds to and investigates all reports of injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses and property damage immediately
  • Takes an active part in the division’s safety program by performing regular workplace inspections, effectively investigates accidents/incidents promptly, and assists in meeting or exceeding the division’s safety goals
Key Qualifications/Requirements

Knowledge and Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent


Work Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years of materials supervisory experience or a minimum of five (5) years of materials team leadership experience in a tier-one automotive manufacturing facility


Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented, communicates well with others, and able to interact with people at all levels and departments
  • Excellent problem solving and leadership skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and OSHA guidelines
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MRP
Additional Information
  • Appropriate salary, depending on your specific qualification and professional experience
  • Long-term and stable position in a growing, international company
  • Interesting and versatile job scope and working conditions in a dynamic team with international networks
  • Excellent personal development opportunities


Dear candidates, please direct your CVs in English.

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

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