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Production Team Leader

Job Number:  65545
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  LMV Automotive Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Liberty, MISSOURI, US, 64068

Work Style: 



Job Number: 65545 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: LMV Automotive Systems 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: LIBERTY 
Work Style:  


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

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.

About the Role

Directs the work and parts flow in their respective production area/zone and assist operators in the operation of their equipment.

Your Responsibilities

1.    Assist the operator in his/her work and assist in training operators on machine operations and quality inspections.
2.    Perform minor correction to equipment. Contact the area leader or proper support personnel to report machine or tooling problems.
3.    Responsible for the quality of parts produced in the area and reports any non-conforming parts to area leader and quality department.
4.    Reviews and updates main communication boards for operational problems.
5.    Fills out maintenance work orders.
6.    Performs daily audits of the work area for 5S and safety guards and verifies safety equipment is working.
7.    Communicates issues to Area Leader or Department Manager.
8.    Conducts pre-shift meetings to review scoreboard and open issues and concerns.
9.    Fosters positive working relationships with all personnel of the division.
10.    Recommends proposals for improving products, processes, systems, and work environment through the continuous Improvement process and encourages employees to participate in the process as well.
11.    Leads by example to other employees in attendance and good work performance and displaying positive behaviors.
12.    Follows the escalation process when equipment is down.
13.    Respond to all Andon’s per zone and coordinate the correct support group.
14.    Fill in for operators that need to temporarily leave the line. 
15.    Follows and supports LMV Automotive System’s and Magna’s operating principles, including:
     a.    Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all employees equally, fairly, and with dignity and respect without favoritism.
     b.    Open Door Policy – Facilitates the process without fear of reprisal. Solves issues by encouraging two-way, open, and friendly communication.
     c.    C48 – Listens to issues and concerns and responds within 48 hours.
     d.    5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
     e.    Safety First - Leads by example and enforces all of the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.  Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
     f.    Company quality and environmental policies.
     g.    Core values – Treat all employees equally, fairly, with dignity and respect, without favoritism in accordance with company values.
16.    Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey.
17.    Perform other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:
Although the position does not have direct supervisory experience, it will serve as a trainer and leader to operators.

Who we are looking for

(These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position.  Employees will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently.)

Education and/or Experience:  
Must have a high school diploma or GED.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•    Ability to work with minimal supervision
•    Ability to set direction and make decisions
•    Must have good organizational skills
•    Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.
•    Ability to effectively and ap
•    Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups.

Your preferred qualifications

Physical Demands:
General factory environment with occasional expectations of the employee functional job description


Environmental Conditions:
General factory environment.


Environmental, Health & Safety:
•    Support and comply with all TS16949 & ISO14001 procedures and work instructions.
•    Support a safe and healthful work environment that is free of recognized hazards for all employees, contractors, and visitors.
•    Cooperate with all local, state, and federal agencies, such as OSHA or the EPA, in the event of an inspection.
•    Know and follow all applicable EH&S Policies and Procedures.


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: Kansas City

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