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Shift Supervisor

Job Number:  10285
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MICHIGAN, US, 48170

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
  • Responsible for the daily activities of the team to ensure the safety, quality and productivity on their shift.
  • Communicate with prior shift team leader to understand all operational and quality issues.
  • Review and sign all communications at beginning of shift (i.e. What’s New Board, Quality Alerts, etc.).
  • Ensure that all production personnel in your area have read, understood and signed all required documentation. (I.e. Work Instructions, Start-up Checklist, etc.).
  • Ensure all operators are trained effectively on safety, manufacturing process and quality checking aspects of their job.
  • Drive workstation set-ups including the installation, testing and adjustment of tools, fixtures, and verification rabbits.
  • Monitor and record employee’s performance of procedures and other company policies to provide feedback for Operator development.
  • Conduct performance reviews on all employees in consultation with Production Manager
  • Conduct weekly and/or daily shift meetings as required.
  • Work with Production Managers to coordinate operator activities in accordance with daily production schedule.
  • Responsibilities for standardized work; including: lead the development of SW and buy-off (sign), incorporate appropriate product quality standards into standardized work, post and maintain SW at the job, audit SW to ensure adherence, train team members in SW, analyze recommendations for improvements, improve SW (eliminate waste), review changes in SW with production manager and interface with support people to accomplish changes in SW.
  • Assist management to ensure that all departments are cooperative in ensuring accordance of plant safety.
  • Ensure that first-off quality status of the parts is of acceptable nature and first-off is completed.
  • Ensure that all quality standards are followed: interact with the Quality Group as necessary to understand the acceptable level of part quality.
  • Work with other Team Leaders to resolve any quality issues that arise effectively and efficiently
  • Ensure containment of any nonconforming product, and initiate the NCMR process and involve quality engineer where required.
  • Responsible for efficiency, scrap, and downtime reporting on a daily basis.
  • Take an active role in the inspection and maintenance of all plant equipment for defects and potential problems according to the Preventative Maintenance Program.
  • Assist Engineering Group with trials and improvement opportunities.
  • Work with JHSC to conduct audits, identify safety issues and ensure legislative compliance.
  • Comply with and ensure all associates adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Comply with and ensure all associates adhere to TS16949 Operating Procedures.
  • Assume Production Manager responsibilities when required.
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Continually monitor inventory levels to ensure that the production schedule can be met.
  • Make suggestions for Continuous Improvement.
  • Responsible for department’s daily performance improvements and monitor accuracy of production recording.
  • Implement and drive Autosystems TPS system.
  • Any reasonable request by management.
Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Completion of Secondary School required.
•    1-3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment required.  
•    Working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation, OHSA required.
•    First Aid and CPR Training preferred.
•    Valid Forklift License preferred.
•    Strong knowledge of industrial processes and machinery.
•    Computer proficiency; Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and TRANS4M.

Additional Information

•    Candidate must demonstrate a proven track record in performance and attendance in current position (below 3 points or below Written Warning). 
•    Aptitude for working with numbers and a high degree of accuracy.
•    Effective trouble shooting for a variety of different situations/issues effectively.
•    Good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
•    Demonstrated flexibility and initiative in current role.
•    Proven track record of performance and attendance in current role.
•    Ability to promote teamwork and creativity in the workplace.
•    Strength and ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
•    Possess initiative and willingness to learn.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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