Position Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Production Supervisor to join our team at a great company. As a Production Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the manufacturing process of automotive seating products. Your leadership, organizational skills, and expertise in production operations will be essential in ensuring the efficient, safe, and high-quality production of seating components.
- Supervise and lead a team of production operators and technicians in the manufacturing of automotive seating components, ensuring adherence to production schedules and quality standards.
- Plan, organize, and prioritize production activities to meet daily, weekly, and monthly production targets while optimizing resource utilization.
- Monitor production processes to ensure compliance with safety regulations, quality control standards, and company policies.
- Collaborate with the planning and logistics teams to ensure the availability of raw materials, components, and tools needed for seamless production.
- Train, mentor, and coach production staff, fostering skill development, teamwork, and a positive work environment.
- Implement lean manufacturing principles to drive continuous improvement in production processes, reduce waste, and enhance operational efficiency.
- Address and resolve production-related issues, such as equipment malfunctions, quality concerns, and workflow interruptions, in a timely manner.
- Maintain accurate production records, including production reports, work orders, and quality control documentation.
- Collaborate with the quality assurance team to conduct regular inspections and quality checks to ensure the production of defect-free seating components.
- Participate in regular meetings to provide production updates, discuss challenges, and propose solutions for process improvements.
- Work closely with engineering teams to implement process changes, new product introductions, and production line modifications.
- Provide input on workforce needs, performance evaluations, and recommendations for personnel development and training.
- Foster a culture of safety awareness, ensuring that all production activities are conducted in accordance with safety guidelines and protocols.
- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, or a related field. Equivalent experience may be considered.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in production supervision within the automotive manufacturing sector, with specific experience in seating components being a plus.
- Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, assembly techniques, and quality control methodologies within the automotive industry.
- Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage and motivate a diverse production team.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills to meet production targets and maintain efficient workflows.
- Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies.
- Familiarity with quality management systems and experience in driving product quality and process improvements.
- Proficiency in using production management software and tools to track production schedules, monitor performance metrics, and manage inventory.
- Strong problem-solving abilities with the capacity to identify and resolve production-related issues promptly.
- Effective communication skills to convey instructions, provide feedback, and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic manufacturing environment.
- Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans.
- Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within a reputable automotive manufacturing company.
- Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and production methods in the automotive seating industry.
- Engaging and collaborative work environment that promotes teamwork and innovation.