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Production Supervisor

Job Number:  21756
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  AIM Systems - Warren
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Warren, MI, US, 48091



Job Number: 21756 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: AIM Systems - Warren 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Warren 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

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

•    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.
•    Lead by example with safety including utilizing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.
•    Supervise AIM Systems-Warren direct labor to include training and development, communication, enforcement of company policies and procedures, performance coaching and evaluation and written documentation of performance issues in a timely manner. (E.g. performance reviews, performance improvement plans, etc.).
•    Schedule and assign appropriate tasks to achieve daily production, quality and housekeeping goals.
•    Maintain an open and honest relationship with dignity and respect with all employees in accordance with the Employee Charter Open Door Process.
•    Recommend plant measurables and continuous improvement of quality, equipment performance and productivity.
•    React and follow through with all quality issues to ensure that no defective products are shipped to the customer.
•    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.
•    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.
•    Manage and coordinate cross-training activities to improve ergonomics and employee skill development. Maintain and update training matrices
•    Maintain and promote good housekeeping utilizing (5S).
•    Utilize Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principals for all manufacturing equipment 
•    Understand and administer HR policies. 
•    Approve all vacation and appointment time requests. 
•    Liaise with other shifts to communicate quality, production, safety and/or supplier problems/issues.
•    Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Knowledge and Education:
•    High school diploma or GED is required.

Work Experience
•    Minimum of 5 years of automotive manufacturing environment.
•    Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience desired.
•    Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, as well as, strong organization skills.
•    Personal computer skills.
•    Understanding of manufacturing, assembly, sequencing and equipment principles.

Additional Information

Health and Safety Requirements
•    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.
•    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.

Physical Demands
•    Normal amount of sitting
•    May be required to stand in excess of 6 hours
•    May be required to lift, push and/or pull 60 pounds
•    Average mobility to move around a manufacturing environment
•    Able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer
•    May require travel

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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