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3rd Shift Production Operator

Job Number:  66851
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Shelby Foam Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Shelby Township, MICHIGAN, US, 48316

Work Style: 

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

Shelby Foam Systems’ a division of Magna Seating manufactures foam seat cushions, backs, armrests and head rests used in the automotive industry.  All positions must complete tasks while paying close attention to detail and specifications with constant focus on production of quality parts.  Shelby Foam Systems’ operates on three shifts. Employees must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and some weekends as required by customer production schedules.  All jobs are done while standing.

Labor type:
•    Foam Manufacturing
Pay Frequency:
•    Weekly
•    Monday through Saturday
•    1st Shift: 7a - 3:30p , 2nd Shift 3p - 11:30p, 3rd Shift 11p - 7:30a
•    Overtime (willing to work)

Key Responsibilities

•    To apply Standardized Work and respect all operating instructions at workstation
•    React/escalate issues or concerns
•    Contribute to continuous improvement
•    Has the ability to cross train/rotate job assignments (minimum knowledge of six workstations)
•    Participates in communication meetings (Top 5 meeting)
•    Trains other operators and newcomers upon request, shares know-how, provides assistance if needed.
•    Performs required 5S Cleaning assignments regularly
•    Performs other duties as conditions necessitate
•    Adheres to Magna’s Group Management Guidelines to achieve the principles of Magna’s Employee Charter
•    If there is a reason to believe that any equipment or physical condition of the workplace is likely to endanger the employee or co-worker, or is in contravention of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and Michigan’s Occupational Safety and Health Act (MIOSHA), notify management immediately.
•    Adheres to company systems and policies (TS16949, 5S, ISO 14001, MAFACT, employee handbook i.e. attendance, plant standards and quality of work).
•    Assists with the development of TS 16949 policies, procedures, and work instructions; enforces implementation.


Production Operators must be able to perform jobs in various areas of production including: 

SPRAY: Prepare molds so foam does not stick to the mold
INSERT: Inserts components in molds depending on part specification
DEMOLD/CLEAN: Foam is formed, part is removed from the mold, mold is cleaned
TRIMMERS: Examine part and trim any excess foam from the part to determine necessary repairs
INSPECTION/GLUE: Complete inspection of part
REPAIR: Repairs parts from inspection deemed necessary, second inspection is completed
PACKOUT/BOX: Boxes are built, parts are sorted, counted, packed, labeled and scanned for shipment

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    No experience required. Will be trained.

Typically bends, stoops, crouches, reaches, grips, grasps and pinches on a regular basis to access material product components and equipment. Regularly moves about to coordinate work on the plant floor. Ability to lift objects weighing up to 10lbs, and push/pull up to 20 lbs. Constant standing. Overtime may be required. 
Skills test required 

Additional Information

Benefits (Probationary period of 90 days. Benefits will be effective after 30 days):
•    Health Insurance
•    Dental Insurance
•    401(k)
•    Flexible Spending Account
•    Life Insurance
•    Paid Time Off
•    Referral Program
•    Retirement Plan
•    Tuition Reimbursement
•    Vision Insurance
•    On the job training
•    Potential for Growth 
•    Full time (must be willing to work overtime)
•    Competitive wage $17.50/Hour. $1.10 premium on 3rd shift. $.60 on 2nd shift.
•    Employee Profit Sharing Program 

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: Detroit

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