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Production Team Leader - OFF SHIFTS

Job Number:  64710
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MICHIGAN, US, 48079

Work Style: 

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

Directs the work and parts flow in their respective production area/zone and assists operators in the operation of their equipment. Although the position does not have direct supervisory experience, it will serve as a trainer and leader to operators.

Your Responsibilities

  • Assist the operator in his/her work and assist in training operators on machine operations and quality inspections.  Performs daily audits of the work area for 5S and safety guards and verifies safety equipment is working.
  • Communicates issues to Supervisor, Assistant Production Manager or Production Manager.  Conducts pre-shift meetings to review scoreboard and open issues and concerns.
  • Fosters positive working relationships with all personnel of the division.
  • Recommends proposals for improving products, processes, systems, and work environment through the continuous Improvement process and encourages employees to participate in the process as well.
  • Leads by example to other employees in attendance and good work performance and displaying positive behaviors.
  • Perform minor correction to equipment. Contact the area leader or proper support personnel to report machine or tooling problems.

Who we are looking for

  • Support and comply with all TS16949 & ISO14001 procedures and work instructions.
  • Support a safe and healthful work environment that is free of recognized hazards for all employees, contractors, and visitors.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to set direction and make decisions.
  • Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Must have 2+ years of experience as a Team Lead in a manufacturing environment leading a group of 10 or more.
  • Minimum of 5 years Manufacturing experience.
  • Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups.
  • Respond to all alarms per zone and coordinate the correct support group.

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
  • Continuous Improvement and Development Culture
  • 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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