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Press Supervisor

Job Number:  8845
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KY, US, 43402





Job Number: 8845 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Bowling Green Metalforming 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Bowling Green 




Group Description


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.



Role Summary

The Press Area Leader is responsible for all team members’ safety and well-being, overall development and supervision of Team Leaders and Press Team Members, health and safety, quality, customer cost, productivity, and ergonomic issues through using the company policies and procedures and the Magna Employee’s Charter as a guideline. To provide assistance to the Press Department Leader in a way that supports the Magna Charter, Corporate Constitution, and customers, investors, and employees.  He/she will support the Team Leaders and Press Team Members by providing guidance and tools they need in order to be safe and productive.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Know and understand Bowling Green Metalforming Quality and Environmental policies.
  2. Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles.
  3. Ensure weekly safety talks in pre-shift meetings are being conducted with team members signing safety training roster.
  4. Immediately attend to all accidents and injuries and initiate the accident and injury investigation program, while following up to ensure procedure implementation and completion.

  5. Utilize interactive management principles when implementing corrective discipline procedures in dealing with team members, encourage professional development to enhance team performance, and cross train to maximize flexibility and coverage to accommodate vacations and absences.

  6. Provide timely coaching, counseling, and feedback to Team Leaders through one-on-one sessions, performance evaluations, and regular team meetings to ensure fulfillment of policies, practices, and procedures.

  7. Schedule, supervise, coordinate and direct the activities of team members, equipment and materials to ensure that quality and productivity standards are met.

  8. Ensure compliance with press department, company and customer quality standards and procedures.

  9. Establish and maintain effective communication with other departments as well as conduct all business activities in a professional manner.

  10. Participate/initiate in continuous improvements and take advantage of cost reduction opportunities.

  11. Promote, participate and implement Lean activities as they are introduced such as 5S, Kanban, PDCA’s and Standardized work. 

  12. Ensure the improvement of Press Department KPI’s by participating in the tracking and enhancement measures that are implemented.

  13. Act on behalf of the Department Leader in during absences and assume the full role of Team Leader in their absence.

  14. Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Post-secondary education preferred, or related experience
  • Two years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment, previous leadership role preferred; experience in heavy metal stamping, planning and scheduling

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Operate standard office equipment preferred
  • The Press Area Leader will be responsible for understanding, implementing, communicating and auditing any and all quality standards, procedures, and processes.
  • Must possess working knowledge and understanding of the stamping process
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must possess working knowledge and understanding of quality systems, standards, and procedures
  • Must have strong team-focused, interpersonal and leadership abilities
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as required to meet external and internal customer requirements
  • Must be willing to work in various locations within and outside the facility
  • Must be able to pay good attention to detail
  • Must possess good human relations, leadership skills, and a maturity of judgment
  • Must have good organizational and problem-solving skills.
Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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