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Press Production Supervisor - 2nd/3rd shift

Job Number:  64796
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29673

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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

To provide assistance to the production team in a way that supports the Magna Charter, Corporate Constitution, and customers, investors, and employees.  He/she will support the Team Leaders and Team Members by providing guidance and tools they need in order to be safe and productive. The supervisor has responsibility for all aspects of running the shift including but not limited to maintaining production standards to ensure that the parts required are produced.  The Supervisor will assure that the quality standards are being met and that only quality parts are produced and released for shipment. The Supervisor has an assigned Leader Standard Work (Ease) which should be adhered to but can deviate based on the production circumstances and applicable priorities.

Your Responsibilities

The Press Production Supervisor is responsible for all team members’ safety, overall development and supervision of Team Leaders and Team Members, health and safety, quality, customer cost, productivity, and ergonomic issues through using the company policies and procedures and the Magna Employee’s Charter as a guideline. The Supervisor must audit daily to be sure the team is following the processes and work instructions to be successful as well as facilitating the training needed to perform a particular role effectively. The SV (Supervisor) is responsible to sustain and improve all key aspects of S/Q/D/C/M (Safety – Quality – Delivery – Cost – Morale) by managing and leading the team by driving for continuous improvement.

Who we are looking for

  • A leader who can build and lead a World Class Manufacturing Team.
  • Ensure all production lines are running with the assigned RTO (Required to Operate) Headcount
  • Provides instruction, guidance and leadership to employees by assisting in solving day to day problems, utilizing the Magna Employee Charter while implementing the policies and procedures of the company.
  • Provide timely coaching, counseling, and feedback to Team Leaders through one-on-one sessions, performance evaluations, and regular team meetings to ensure fulfillment of policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Plans and directs the utilization, maintenance and use of all machinery, equipment and manpower to achieve the most effective results.
  • Responsible for maintaining, repairing and completing Engineering changes to all tooling, when possible, in house or coordinate all tooling work to be done outside of Drive.

Your preferred qualifications

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED required; 2-years degree from accredited technical college preferred, or equivalent experience.

  • Experience in an automotive manufacturing environment, previous leadership role preferred; experience in heavy metal stamping, Tool and Die experience
  • Must possess working knowledge and understanding of the Drive’s processes
  • Ability to build and lead a world class manufacturing team
  • Ability to coach and engage Team Leaders to develop their leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to hold people accountable through the Magna Charter Principles
  • Must possess working knowledge and understanding of quality systems, standards, and procedures
  • Must have strong team-focused, interpersonal and leadership abilities
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as required to meet external and internal customer requirements
  • Must be willing to work in various locations within and outside the facility
  • Must be able to pay good attention to detail
  • Must possess good human relations, leadership skills, and a maturity of judgment
  • Must have good organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have current forklift certification.

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

  • Referral Program - Up to $1,000 per hired referral
  • Onsite cafeteria with multiple fresh-cooked options and salad bar, and fully stocked breakrooms throughout plant
  • Annual events (Summer cookout, Christmas party, etc.)
  • Onsite Nurses' office
  • Onsite Mother's room

Pay range: $65,000 - $80,000 annual salary

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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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