Production Supervisors – Tier I – All Shifts

Job description:

Crown Associates is a Professional Search Consulting firm specializing in finding and placing professionals in the Automotive, General Manufacturing, Defense (Dod/Military) and other specialized quality manufacturing industries. We have been very successful over the past 20 years in filling position in the areas of Quality, Manufacturing Management, Supply Chain Management, Health, Safety and Environmental, Accounting and Finance, Manufacturing Engineering, Design Engineering, Production Control, Materials Management, Executive Management, Human Resources Management, Purchasing, Program Management, Distribution, Maintenance, and other areas. We are in the business of identifying, isolating, and most importantly, evaluating some of the most talented people in their respective industries. We are hired by corporations and businesses to isolate those people who excel and are proven performers and present them to our clients.

Our client is a large World Class Tier I automotive supplier with over 20,000 employees. This successful company is in the process of filling a few Production Supervisor positions. The successful candidate will have 3 to 8 years experience working as Production Supervisor or similar within a high paced Tier I automotive manufacturing environment.

General Job Duties:

  • To display a fair and consistent approach by following the principles of the Value Statement and Mission Statement to help ensure a satisfied workplace for all employees.
  • To support Company policies and business objectives while performing the specific responsibilities of your job.
  • To participate in continuous improvement activities that enhance the working environment at OUR CLIENT. Participate and support all lean, continuous improvement programs, initiatives and activities.
  • To support the company vision and help to ensure fair treatment of all employees employed by OUR CLIENT
  • Exhibit teamwork skills and actively participate in company activities in a positive working environment.
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
  • Follow Company policies and display conduct expected of OUR CLIENT employees
  • Adhere to all safety and health objectives, policies and procedures of OUR CLIENT to provide for a safe and healthful workplace. Work in a safe manner at all times and report any unsafe conditions in order that the situation can be corrected. Report all accidents and near misses in a timely manner when they occur.
  • Maintain proper ergonomics at all times when performing assigned tasks.
  • To support the company to meet and maintain all customer quality standards as well as the standards of OUR CLIENT. Complete LPAs on time; weekly
  • Complete Safe Audit on time; weekly Maintain proper etiquette when using company radios, PA, emails, text and phones; business use only. Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Specific Job Duties:

  • Supervise bargaining unit employees to insure safe, efficient manufacture of quality products to meet our customer requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts in scrap reduction, safety, and process improvements.
  • Provide clear expectations and hold team members accountable while providing continual feedback.
  • Provide associates with inspiration, direction & coaching to achieve work objectives.
  • Develop team members to become self sufficient with regard to completing their work responsibilities effectively.
  • Promote, maintain and develop lean manufacturing practices.
  • Monitor and address output & productivity issues within assigned departments inclusive of meeting production targets, cycle time and product & process quality standards.
  • Issue disciplinary actions as necessary per HR
  • Manage employee training program as directed by HR
  • Complete Fast Track Response packets as necessary
  • Complete company audits per company programs
  • Hold line-side team meetings to present line and company information
  • Advise employees regarding alerts and have sign-offs completed
  • Daily production reporting
  • Assist in the training and developing of Supervisor I position


Education Requirements

  • Associate degree with 2-4 years of related experience managing teams of people in a manufacturing environment or 4-6 years related experience.

Experience Requirements

  • Good computer including typing and the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of operation procedures
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, multi-task and follow direction
  • Ideal candidate will possess at least two years supervisory experience in manufacturing, preferably in automotive.
  • Successful candidates will also possess strong judgment /decision making skills, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Strong analytic problem solving skills
  • Able to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work with minimal direction and supervision

Training Requirements

  • This position will be required to travel to other facilities or training locations as well as on-site training as needed but this requirement is minimal.

PPE Requirements

  • This position requires the use of eye protection and hearing protection and any PPE specific to the task being performed.


Must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Must have experience working as Production Supervisor within a high paced and union free manufacturing environment, preferably automotive.

Position pays over time after 45 hours per week (Straight time). Expect to work overtime.

KRONOS or other type time and attendance system experience.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Exceptional World Class and Global Tier I Automotive supplier supplying to Mercedes and other OEM’s. This excellent company has excellent pay, benefits, and more and is looking for candidates interested in growing with the company.

The company is seeking candidates who are interested in upward mobility opportunities in the future.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 65000

Salary Max : 80000

Currency Type : US Dollars