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Production Supervisor - OFF SHIFT

Job Number:  46941
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

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.


Role Summary

Under the direction of the manufacturing manager, the production supervisor is to supervise and develop direct labor personnel to ensure achievement of divisional safety, quality and production objectives following the principals established in the Employee Charter.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure fulfilment of policies, practices and procedures
  • Maintain an open and honest relationship with dignity and respect with all employees in accordance with the Employee Charter Open Door Process
  • Correct unsafe acts and conditions
  • Coordinate and/or deliver training to current and new employee Just-In-Time operations utilizing the TWI methods and/or other established operating procedures
  • Maintain and promote good housekeeping utilizing (5S)
  • Utilize Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principals for all manufacturing equipment
  • Understand and administer HR policies
  • Ensure a safe working environment by observing safe work practices and by following all safety policies and procedures
  • Regulatory compliance with local, state and federal legislations
  • Lead and direct Just-In-Time assembly and other operations for health and safety, quality, customer satisfaction, cost, productivity, environmental and ergonomic issues through to resolution utilizing problem solving processes (e.g. 8D, 5Y, etc.)
  • Maintain effective communication with assembly operators via pre-shift and individual meetings regarding company policies, procedures, work instruction, company rules, process documentation and environmental regulations
  • Review all production objectives and coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other management/supervision personnel to maximize product reliability and minimize costs

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Lead by example with safety including utilizing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times
  • Supervise team leaders in their job performance
  • Schedule and assign appropriate tasks to achieve daily production, quality and housekeeping goals
  • Immediately attend to all accidents and injuries and initiate the accident/incident investigation process.  Facilitate the determining root cause(s), corrective action(s) and follow up to ensure implementation and completion of corrective actions
  • Manage and coordinate cross-training activities to improve ergonomics and employee skill development
  • Maintain and update training matrices
  • Approve all vacation and appointment time requests.
  • Liaise with other shifts to communicate quality, production, safety and/or supplier problems/issues
  • Establishing plant-wide measurable and goals that meet or exceed industry standards, and are monitored, tracked and audited on a regular basis and communicated to employees
  • Recognition of accomplishments/milestones in the areas of safety, environmental, ergonomics and employee wellness
  • Development of effective programs that increase employee awareness and involvement in the areas of safety, environmental, ergonomics and employee wellness
  • Accountability of supervisors for enforcing safety rules and implementing the necessary training and corrective actions to ensure proper focus on established objectives

Additional Information

  • Minimum of 5 years of automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience desired.
  • High school diploma or GED is required.

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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: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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