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Production Supervisor - OFF SHIFT

Job Number:  64668
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MICHIGAN, US, 48079

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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

Under the direction of the Asst. Production 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.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate cross-training activities to improve ergonomics and employee skill development.  Maintain and update training matrix.
  • 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.
  • Supervise team leaders and production personnel in their job performance.  Lead by example with safety including utilizing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Verify Staffing coverage - Vacations/Call-Ins/Standard manning.  Approve all vacation and appointment time requests.

Who we are looking for

  • Review Training Logs, Employee Reviews, Disciplines, Human Resources related tasks. 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Minimum for 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience desired.
  • Experience supervising a team of 10 or more employees.
  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Understanding of manufacturing, assembly, sequencing and equipment principles.
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing tools, identifying waste and key process indicators (KPI).

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

At Magna Electric Vehicle Structures - Michigan, company culture is central to the work experience. Employees at MEVS enjoy many different company benefits including:

  • New clean facility
  • Opportunities due to growth
  • A great work experience with a diverse and dedicated workforce
  • A strong focus on safety and health and wellness 
  • Three (3) levels of low costing PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (eligible after 30 days) 
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match (Immediate 100% Vested)

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: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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