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Aerotek Lead Production Supervisor in Hazel Park, Michigan


A new plant in Hazel Park is looking for a production supervisor to join their team. This facility was built and opened in 2018/2019. This company is a very large, world-wide company with plenty of advancement opportunity. This company assembles the battery packs for the new line of electric vehicles set to come out over the coming years. GM and other major manufacturers have announced plans to shift towards primarily electric vehicle production, so this company will play a large part in the releases of those vehicles.

Position Overview

  • Responsible for administering, directing, production activities

  • Directs and supervises Team Leaders and supervisors to ensure correct, accurate and timely completion of production and delivery schedules

  • Ensure the employees under supervision are trained on environmental issues such as spill control, proper storage and disposal wastes, chemical emergency

  • Responsible for enhancing production quantity and high production standards

  • Develop production schedule for the execution of projects in a timely manner

  • Train new employees and coach existing employees

  • Oversees the training and development of Team Members and Team Lead/Supervisors in both the sociological and technological aspects of their responsibilities.

  • Responsible for providing recognition and positive reinforcement for all Team Members, in a manner to further develop each member of the team.

  • Work as liaison between workers and management to create healthy employee relations

  • Investigate and resolve Team Members performance issues assigned to the area

  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Responsibilities

  • Show workers how to work safely, and make sure they follow the law and workplace health and safety policies and procedures.

  • Make sure workers wear and use the right personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Ensure that the daily pre-use inspection checklist are completed (e.g. for production machines, cranes, forklifts, genie boom)

  • Monitor workers on site during production activities to ensure adherence to ethics and safety procedures

  • Ensure the safety and productivity of all employees assigned to designated shift

  • Evaluate manufacturing equipment for safety and functionality

  • Maintain a clean and safe work place

  • Institutes and maintains safe work practices and capability of directing plant emergencies.

  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Responsibilities will be a part of Supervisors performance evaluations.

  • Supervisor must follow the Michigan Occupational Health & Safety Act (MIOHSA,), especially section

  • Ensure that products and goods manufactured meet quality standards obtainable in the industry

  • Check finished products to ensure quality, and that industry standards are met before they are declared ready for use

  • Ensures strict compliance with Quality Control standards and promotes the Company’s reputation and image as a “Quality Producer”.

  • Work with materials, quality and operations team to reconcile inventory, receiving, delivery, presentation and/or quality discrepancies.


  • Minimum High School Education

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a production environment with evidence of increased responsibility a plus.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications.

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.

  • Ability to work with others collaboratively.

  • Strong organizational skills.


  • Lean manufacturing and continual process improvement experience.

  • Prefer six sigma certification.

Tier 1 supplier experience strongly preferred


Production, Safety, Supervision, Line Leader, scheduling, Automotive, Training, Team Lead

Top Skills Details:

Production, Supervisor, Automotive

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must Haves:

1) 5+ years of automotive production supervision experience.

Experience Level:


About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.