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Manufacturing Supervisor

Job Number:  11306
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mirrors Lowell
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Alto, MI, US, 49302

Group Description


The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.



Role Summary

Leads the work team to ensure quality products are produced which meet the customer requirements.  Ensures that standardized work is in place and followed.  Serves as a facilitator to the work team in areas of problem solving, issue resolution and continuous improvement and training.  Ensures that a safe and organized work environment is maintained at all times.  Accessible to the production floor 95% of the time. Must be able to perform positions/tasks required to support the team. Accountable for results in area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Achieving daily attainment requirements.
  2. Maintaining and updating training matrices.
  3. Recording downtime, scrap, and determining team efficiency.
  4. Understanding and administration of Supervisor appropriate HR policies.
  5. Coach and counsel employees through performance concerns.
  6. Independently administer corrective action through written level.
  7. Approve all vacation and appointment time requests.
  8. Document and deliver employee performance appraisals as issued.
  9. Determine allocation of overtime, submit requests for OT approval.
  10. Assign employees to work cells/machines daily.
  11. Ensures cross training is occurring in their area of responsibility.
  12. Maintain 5S checklist and ensure 5S performance
  13. Perform LPA’s.
  14. Maintain kanban cards, make replacements, and enforce their use.
  15. Perform pre-shift meetings.
  16. Complete their portion of incident/accident reports.


Key Qualifications/Requirements
  1. Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred
  2. 3-5 years supervisory experience in high volume production, preferably assembly, is recommended.
  3. Must have the ability and willingness to continue personal development activities/assignments.
  4. Ability to use measuring and gauging devices with an understanding of SPC.
  5. Must have demonstrated mechanical aptitude with the ability to perform minor machine adjustment and setup.
  6. Capable of learning and performing all team jobs.
  7. Must have basic computer skills
  8. Must support safety policies and practices that apply to assigned areas.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with people.
  10. Demonstrated ability to lead and develop others to achieve daily goals.
  11. Must be able to communicate effectively (written and verbal).
  12. Must be self-motivated and have the ability to interpret data for corrective actions.
  13. Demonstrated positive performance record, strong dependability with a proven attendance record.
  14. Ability to obtain lift truck license.
  15. Demonstrated positive performance record.  Individuals in Corrective Action steps may be ineligible.
  16. Successful completion of the Team Facilitator Promotion Training may be required after positions are filled.
Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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