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2nd Shift Group Leader

Job Number:  8511
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mirrors Holland Mirrors
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Holland, MI, US, 49424

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

Leads, supports, and prioritizes the activities of production work teams and Team Facilitators.  Ensures that products produced meet the customer needs in the areas of cost, quality and delivery.  Ensures that a safe work environment is maintained at all times.  Participates in continuous improvement activities in support of the Magna Mirrors Production System.

Key Responsibilities

Assists manuafcturing and quality control in establishing quality standards and checks.  Appplies principles of statistical process control when appropriate. Identifies opperutnities for common mistake proofing.  Translates control plans to in process control sheets.

Anticipates safety, quality, and productivity problems in work area and takes immediate action to correct unsafe conditions or actions.  Responsible for proper handling , storage, and disposal of all chemicals, used materials, and equipment.  Ensures employees are appropriately trained in recognizing hazards associated and specific to their job.  Discusses safety in team meetings, completes safety inspections on a routine basis and ensures complaince with all Health and Safety and ISO 14001 policies and procedures.  Leads accident/incident investigations.  Promotes 5S activities in all work cells.  Assists in conducting risk assessment on new and/or modified equipment and/or processes.  Conducts performance appraisals for workers' safety performance and corrects or commends health and safety perofrmance.

Manage multi-skill development of employees using on the job training and training matricies.  Presents new information to large and small groups.  Administers and applies company policy conistantly and fairly.  Provides constructive feedback to all employees regularly.  Establishes individual development plans by determinining needed skills and knowledge.  Partipcates in the hiring of new employees by interviewing candidates effectively and legally.  Develops team competence with System 5.  Orientates new team members on processes, policies, proceedures and people.  Responsible for maintaining and developing team morale.

Staffs work cells to "takt time".  Maintains vacation, overtime, off-line training and relief schedules.  Analyzes weekly/monthly production performance reports and initiates appropriate action.  Identifies when and how to use tempoarary performance tracking tools (tally sheets).

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.

Establishes relevant performance goals in QCDSM by product and/or team.  Leads problems solving teams.  Applies data analysis tools.  Creates and manages budget.

Assists in development and implementation of quality procedures, work instructions and standards.  Understands Magna Mirrors Holland's quality policy and assures compliance with ISO/IATF systems.



Key Qualifications/Requirements

Demonstrates strong communication skills in order to work with internal and external contacts at all levels within the organization and represent the Company in a professional manner. 

Demonstrates strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills for successful performance of job duties.  Must have understanding of business issues relevant to job and Company operating procedures and connect these to work priorities and resolve problems. 

Demonstrates ability to lead and develop others through support, training, etc.  Must be able to manage staff toward departmental goals usually of a short-term focus. 

Successful completion of basic quantitative and verbal tests. 

Bachelor’s degree in related field, plus minimum three years related work experience; or equivalent.  Prior financial experience, and familiarity with the automotive industry. 

Demonstrates project management and leadership skills to lead, manage, prioritize, and deal with many issues at one time.   

Must be able to motivate team toward goals of a moderate-term focus.

Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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