Cosma International Production Supervisor in Highland Park, Michigan

Company Introduction

Magna Seating Detroit Introduction

This position is for Magna Seating Detroit, a division of Magna Seating.

Magna Seating is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturer of high quality complete seating systems, seat structure and mechanism solutions as well as foam & trim products for the global automotive industry. Our capabilities range from market and consumer research, full concept development, design and engineering, testing and validation to world-class manufacturing.

Magna Seating Detroit is a world-class supplier of complete seats for Chrysler, Ford and GM.

Job Introduction

Under the direction of the Production Manager, plans, assigns, directs and coordinates activities relating to shift operations, including safety, quality, production, and employee relations. Supervises the daily work activities of Production Team Leaders and Production Team Associates.

Major Responsibilities
  • Supervises Team Leader(s) and Production Team Associates including but not limited to planning, assigning, directing and coordinating their day-to-day activities.

  • Assists the Production Manager in determining and managing appropriate manpower requirements.

  • Trains new and transferred employees on their job duties and responsibilities; and cross trains as necessary.

  • Ensures employees are consistently adhering to standardized work processes and rotation schedules.

  • Tracks and reports daily production; and drives improvements where necessary.

  • Works to improve first run capabilities by identifying repeat offender(s) and developing corrective action.

  • Participates and leads process improvement projects: productivity, quality, ergonomics, etc.

  • Ensures all Company policies, procedures, plant standards and safety rules are consistently adhered to.

  • Collaborates with the Department Manager and Human Resources Manager in the administration of disciplinary action, when necessary.

  • Monitors, maintains and records employees’ time related to the Attendance and Time-Off Policies (e.g. vacation, medical day, bereavement, jury duty, etc). Records approved time-off requests in E-Time; and ensures required time-off requests with supporting documentation are processed completely and timely.

  • Provides timely feedback on work performance including but not limited to safety/housekeeping, quality/accuracy, quantity, attendance/punctuality, job knowledge, adaptability, initiative, teamwork/communication and judgment/comprehension. Ensures timely completion of performance reviews based on established schedule.

  • Supports and enforces the principles of the Employee Charter, Company goals and objectives, and decisions and policies by taking ownership and communicating these in a positive and supportive manner.

  • Displays a positive attitude towards safety, works safely and follows all the Company's safety policies and procedures.

  • Complies with all Health, Safety and Environmental standards in accordance with the Magna Employee Charter, the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Michigan Occupational Health & Safety Act.

  • Ensures all employees and visitors have a safe environment in that safety and housekeeping standards are maintained; and all hazards, unsafe actions, or unsafe conditions have been identified, corrected, and/or eliminated.

  • Responds to and investigates all reports of injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses and property damage immediately.

  • Takes an active part in the division’s safety program by performing regular workplace inspections, effectively investigates accidents/incidents promptly, and assists in meeting or exceeding the division’s safety goals.

Knowledge and Education
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
Work Experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of production supervisory experience or a minimum of five (5) years of team leadership experience in an automotive manufacturing facility.
Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Team oriented, communicates well with others, and able to interact with people at all levels and departments

  • Excellent problem solving and leadership skills

  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills

  • Working knowledge of safety standards and OSHA guidelines

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various manufacturing software

Work Environment
  • Work performed in an office and manufacturing plant environments

  • Normal mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer. Continuously walks and stands

  • Frequently performs fine finger movements, grips/grasps, push/pulls, bends/stoops, and lifts and carries parts up to thirty (30) lbs.

  • Must be available to work any shift as well as weekends and holidays as needed

Additional Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Group: Magna Seating

Division: Magna Seating Detroit

State/Province/County: Michigan

City: Highland Park

Job Type: Regular