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Production Superintendent

Job Number:  8256
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Detroit
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Highland Park, MI, US, 48203

Group Description

Magna 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.

Role Summary

Under the direction of the Production Manager, plans, directs and coordinates activities relating to shift operations, including safety, quality, production, employee relations.  Supervises the daily work activities of Production Supervisor (s) assigned to the shift.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervises Production Supervisors assigned to the shift including but not limited to planning, assigning, directing and coordinating their day-to-day activities.
  • Determines and manages appropriate manpower requirements in conjunction with the Production Supervisors.
  • Ensures that shift employees (new and transferred) have received all required training in a timely manner.
  • Ensures Production Supervisors are adhering to standardized work instructions, rotation schedules, and cross training is done as necessary.
  • Tracks and reports daily production and drives improvements where necessary.
  • Strives to improve first run capability by identifying repeat offenders and developing correction action to correct.
  • Administers and ensures compliance with the Quality and Material Management System requirements as outlined in the policy manuals
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of production supervisory experience in an automotive manufacturing facility.
Additional Information
  • Excellent communication skills:  verbal, written and presentation
  • Team oriented, communicates well with others, and able to interact with people at all levels and departments
  • Excellent problem solving and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional team in problem solving activities
  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully coordinate and complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and OSHA guidelines
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various manufacturing software

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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