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Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. 2nd Shift Production Supervisor - R011802 in Gaylord, Michigan

Job Description:Position Summary:Ensure the achievement of the unit's safety, production, quality, and continuous improvement goals through adequate planning, organization, coordination and control of its human and technical resources and materials.Primary Responsibilities:Create a work environment in which each employee is respected, feels welcome and safe, and is empowered to do their best.Responsible for all parts being built to the manufacturing plan and customer specifications.Ensure that employees and team leaders are properly trained and empowered to execute the job requirements.Communicate work rules and required standards of conduct.Assess employee performance, and initiate employee coaching and discipline as necessary.Identify, control and communicate risk in operations.Ensure employees are trained to safely perform their jobs.Act as a role model and ensure employees model safe behaviors.Initiate and participate in incident investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective actions.Ensure production reports are accurately maintained.Organize and schedule work, including management of breaks, overtime, vacation and absence coverage to achieve production requirements.Ensure conformance to quality procedures and proper application of quality and process controls.Encourage, support and communicate improvement ideas from operators, and assist with implementation once ideas have been approved.Collaborate with Continuous Improvement teams, identifying and proposing possible solutions and supporting their effective implementation.Ensure communication between shifts and that team meetings occur.Participate in meetings with managers to evaluate performance results and planned actions.Participate in critical parts meetings as needed, and daily walkabout.Participate in or lead safety-related processes such as hazard assessment, work instruction development, incident investigations, LPA, 6S, safety walks, etc.Ensure that HSE legal and management system requirements for work areas are met.May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description.Education and Qualifications:Four-year degree or two-year degree in pursuit of a four-year degree with two to four years in supervision and / or more than 3 years practical experience in supervision / managementAbility to identify and resolve day to day technical and operational problems.Analytical skills to gather and interpret production information.Computer competency required, spreadsheet, charting, and word documentation.Uses tact and diplomacy to exchange information and handle sensitive issues.Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary.Work Environment/Work Conditions:Professional Office EnvironmentMust wear proper personal protection equipment while on manufacturing floorTravel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when requiredEquipment used requires proper training on the potential for and avoidance of injuryPosition Type:RegularAdditional Locations: Additional Information:We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran VEVRAA Federal ContractorEqual Opportunity Employerndash;minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identityPlease see job description for required skills.