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Production Manager (2nd Shift)

Job Number:  67175
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar Georgia
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Carrollton, GEORGIA, US, 30117

Work Style:  On-Site

About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

This position reports directly to the General Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties of Decostar as described below:

Your Responsibilities

•    To exhibit an objective, fair and professional attitude that exemplifies the principles outlined in The MAGNA Employee’s Charter to maintain a positive and productive workplace.
•    To follow Decostar policies and display conduct expected of Decostar employees as described in the employee handbook.
•    Ensure that you follow company policies and business objectives in the daily supervision of the operations of the company.
•    To exhibit teamwork and leadership skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment.
•    To demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
•    To support all customer quality standards as well as the standards of Decostar.
•    To perform daily cross-functional job assignments as required and per the department’s established procedures and work instructions.
•    Ensure a spirit of respect, cooperation, ethical conduct and fair dealing in all our operations between our internal, external customers and suppliers.

Who we are looking for

•    To direct and follow Decostar Industries health and safety policies and procedures that provide for a safe and healthful workplace for all Decostar Industries employees, contractors and visitors.
•    Exemplify the Charter principle for a safe and healthful workplace by correcting unsafe behaviors, eliminate or reduce the possibility of an employee injury due to hazardous conditions.
•    Immediately respond, in a positive and proactive manner to any Decostar employee’s health and safety concern or suggestion.
•    Immediacy report any accidents, incidents or near misses to the Safety Department and complete the required Accident Reporting Forms within 24 hours.
•    Complete all required safety-related inspections.
•    Do not install or make changes to any equipment or machinery that may jeopardize the health and safety of any employee.
•    Ensure all employees, under your guidance, have received all required training to perform their job safely
•    Lead and participate in team activities to maintain and continuously improve on performance goals.
•    Mentor Production supervisor to ensure team member compliance to control plans and work instructions.
•    Direct changes and modifications to the control plan resulting from continuous improvement activities as well as internal or external customer requirements.
•    Prepare management summary reports and trend charts detailing department key efficiency operating indicators.
•    Communicate and liaison with Management all data as necessary to ensure timely resolution of quality and downtime issues, and to expedite the brainstorming and decision making process.
•    Cooperate with Injection Molding Department, Paint Process, carrier change, maintenance and production scheduling to prevent the further processing of non-conforming product and the effective scheduling of the paint line. Initiate and verify effectiveness of action plans to prevent their reoccurrence.
•    Establish hiring and training requirements for team leaders and team members to perform responsibilities effectively. Develop a monitoring system to gauge training effectiveness and to provide feedback to paint personnel.
•    Assess the abilities of personnel and resources, and allocate them to the areas of their greatest expertise and utilization.
•    Maintain daily schedules and weekly production requirements.
•    Coordinate staffing needs and track time sheets and attendance through all shift Production supervisors.
•    Ensure all overtime activities are approved.
•    Ensure information systems and production data procedures are being followed.
•    Ensure that training needs are being met with all personnel and that training procedures are being followed.
•    Liaison with other departments in meetings and continuous improvement initiatives.
•    Ensure that all accidents are properly reported and accident investigations are completed within 24 hours.
•    Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Leader

Your preferred qualifications

•    Five years’ work related experience along with a Bachelors Degree in related field. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
•    Operational knowledge of management information systems, use of personal computers and application software.
•    Six to eight years (6-8) extensive manufacturing management experience in a high volume, dynamic environment.
•    Demonstrated organizational, communication, problem solving and people skills.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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