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Production Supervisor

Job Number:  48725
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Muncie
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 48725 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: Muncie 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: MUNCIE 


Group Introduction

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

The Production Supervisor manages operations and resources, monitors and improves safety, quality, productivity and financial performance of their areas. They maintain a positive employee relations climate, control variable expenses in the production and maintenance processes, develop, facilitate, and guide work teams to satisfy customer, shareholder, and employee relations. They also support the processes and maintenance required to manufacture all components in the facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate monthly safety talks with production departments or as required
  • Conduct quality stand down meetings as quality issues warrant
  • Initiate quality containments and system purges
  • Support IATF 16949 practices and initiatives
  • Time, attendance and vacation management
  • Input time and attendance on a daily basis
  • Work with finance to support budget activities
  • Responsible for input of production rates, efficiency, scrap on a daily basis
  • Evaluate and solve production problems using 5-step, 8 phase or equivalent techniques 
  • Manage production and maintenance operations including all activities of the plant floor
  • Assist engineering with Process development and documentation of manufacturing work instructions
  • Support prototyping activities of new product development as well as service requirements for current and past models
  • Conduct performance evaluations
  • Enforce all shop rules, every day

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Qualifications include a BS degree and a minimum of 3 years in a manufacturing environment. Or, equivalent work experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Previous supervision experience
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of machining and assembly practices, tools and fixtures
  • Excel at working in a team environment
  • Familiar with product construction and application
  • Knowledge of production scheduling and plant operations
  • Very strong leadership skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate, particularly in plant floor control, production planning, and inventory control applications
  • Successful candidate should have a proven record of continual improvement in cost control, quality and productivity
  • Experience in safety, quality and housekeeping on the plant floor

Additional Information

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: Muncie
Nearest Secondary Market: Anderson

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