Lear Corporation Production Coach in Flint, Michigan

Job Description

Production Coach- 2nd & 3rd Shift

NATURE OF WORK: Leading of manufacturing personnel and operation, assuring that quality, safety, productivity, schedule and delivery goals are met on a daily basis. Ensure production employees have the necessary training, tools and equipment to perform a quality job within allotted time periods.


Improve Quality performance through decreased scrap and defects

  • Daily review and identification of top quality performance issues.
  • Lead review with team leaders to develop solutions or preventative measures.
  • Coordinate with Quality department to investigate, identify and implement corrective actions with the production team.
  • Lead Teams and Team Leaders to continuously improve quality metrics and targets.

Drive Efficiency

  • Work with Team Leaders to drive efficiency by utilizing the production system and driving back issues to the team.
  • Ensure that operators are following SWI’s and lead team to continuously find SWI improvements.
  • Work with teams to improve station layouts, identify 8 waste opportunities, poke yokes, and implement 5s methodology into work areas.
  • Lead Teams and Team Leaders to continuously improve production metrics and targets.

Drive High Performance Work Team culture through training, support, and empowerment

  • Train all team members on Lean/Kaizen principles to help support a CI Culture and enable teams to identify and address “just do it” opportunities and resolve workplace issues independently.
  • Drive teams to actively pursue Team Member roles and tasks outside of work station assembly.
  • Support and lead team Kaizen activities.
  • Manage and ensure effective cross-training levels at all times to 100% job rotations within teams.

Lead and develop Team Leaders to ensure High Performance Work Teams are effectively led

  • Conduct or recommend continuous learning for Team Leaders.
  • Conduct training sessions for plant staff and production team.
  • Select and place Team Leaders within retention goals.
  • Develop Team Leaders to be recognized as currently promotable successors to Coach roles


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability in maintaining positive employment relation
  • Maintain a high level of integrity
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired but not necessarily required.

Tracking Code: 265425

Job Location: Flint, Michigan, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular