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Production Team Leader - Afternoon Shift

Job Number:  47900
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Bradford
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 47900 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Dortec - Bradford 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


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

This person is accountable to co-ordinate the daily production activities of the team to ensure quality standards and production schedules are achieved and to support the Production Supervisors. 

STARTING RATE: $24.80 + Shift Premium

Key Responsibilities

Train new operators/monitor all operators’ performance and ensuring versatility matrix is updated with operator competencies 

JES completion and compliance 

Ensure pre start safety sheets are completed at the beginning of every shift 

Ensures operators have the necessary supplies required to run the lines. ie. gloves etc.  

Verify that operators are adhering to the quality alert requirements 

CMS production reporting 

New model signoff (customer part #, traceability & quantity) 

Adherence to packaging instructions 

Position operators into various jobs, as requested, to support weekly schedule requirements 

Complete work order for respective lines (lot control, quantity produced, revision level changes etc) 

Communicate with the Materials, Maintenance, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering groups to ensure production measurables are met 

Monitor operator performance per whiteboard count and advise Supervisor if performance is below standard 

Assists Assemblers with submission of Employee Involvement (E.I.) Suggestions 

Provide washroom relief for operators 

Track and record downtime in downtime database for respective lines 

Maintain cycle time adherence on assembly lines as defined by production 

Responsible for obtaining correct labels as per Bill of Material, controlling label distribution, and ensuring only current labels are at the end of the line 

Ensure 5S standards are upheld & continually improved 

Assist in coordinating all service/sample building, ensuring that the line is not excessively affected 

Ensure all rework/repair procedures are followed, processing repairs through the function testers expediently (team) 

Involvement in continuous improvement through operator feedback and self-assessment 

Assist in the motivation of operators on the line 

Maintain confidentiality 

Verify record of scrap through the scrap tally process (Daily) 

Verify record of rework through the rework tally process 

Uphold and enforce Magna Production System (MPS) principles of standardization and one piece flow 

Must be aware of relevance and importance of their activities and how it affects quality and the environment for our customers 

Responsible for set up/changeover  

Overtime as required to support the line. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

No educational requirement 

Less than 1 year of work related experience 

Minimum of 6 months assembly experience 

Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency preferred 

Comprehends the three main control factors of a production plant: NG (no good parts), DT (downtime), CT (cycle time) 

Specific line assembly/mold experience preferred 

Performance Measures & Core Competencies

EOS results 

Employee Involvement program participation 

5S standards consistently met 

Meet all line efficiency, quality & scrap goals 

Coordinates the Work of Others 

Leads by Example 

Trains Others 

Communicates Effectively  

Mathematical Aptitude 


Organizes Work 

Results Oriented 

Troubleshoots problems 


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At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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