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Production Supervisor

Job Number:  6737
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Detroit
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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, assigns, directs and coordinates activities relating to shift operations, including safety, quality, production, and employee relations.  Supervises the daily work activities of Production Team Leaders and Production Team Associates.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervises Team Leader(s) & Associates in planning, assigning, directing and coordinating day-to-day activities
  • Assists the Manager in determining/managing appropriate manpower
  • Trains new & transferred employees on their job duties and responsibilities; and cross trains as necessary
  • Ensures standardized work processes and rotation schedules ar adhered to
  • Tracks & reports daily production; drives improvements where necessary
  • Participates and leads process improvement projects: productivity, quality, ergonomics, etc.
  • Ensures all Company policies, procedures, plant standards and safety rules are consistently adhered to
  • Collaborates with the Manager/HR in the administration of disciplinary action, when necessary
  • Maintains employees’ Attendance and Time-Off Policies
  • Provides feedback on work performance, safety, housekeeping, quality, accuracy, quantity, punctuality, job knowledge, adaptability, initiative, teamwork, communication, judgment and comprehension
  • Process performance reviews
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of production supervisory experience or a minimum of five (5) years of team leadership experience in an automotive manufacturing facility.
  • JIT experience preferred
Additional Information


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented, communicates well with others, and able to interact with people at all levels and departments
  • Excellent problem solving and leadership skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills
  • 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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