Plant Superintendent


Detroit, MI, US, 48213

Country/Region:  United States
Job Function:  Operations
Requisition ID:  35485
Employment Type:  Salary


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The Plant Superintendent is responsible for the overall management of the plant operations, ensuring efficiency, productivity, and cost-effectiveness. They supervise the daily activities to ensure high performance and production standards are met.


This role is part of the Production Department and reports to the Production Manager. Plant Superintendents do rotate shifts (at least twice per calendar year), availability to work any shift, as well as overtime is required.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Enforces health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • The Plant Superintendent supports and promotes the company's policies and applicable laws.
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of Team Coaches/Specialists who supervise production employees.
  • The Plant Superintendent are responsible for the training and development of supervisors and team members. They ensure that all team members receive progressive training to enable them to assume additional responsibilities.
  • They are responsible for developing new ideas and methods to improve operational performance and improve product quality.



Advantages of working at Lear in the Production group:

  • Exposure to new products
  • Enhance leadership skills
  • Autonomy for Shift Management
  • Team Development
  • Personal Growth Opportunities


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS); three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient Computer skills
  • Willingness to rotate shifts


Bonus If You Have:

  • Automotive experience helpful but not required
  • JIT and UAW experience is helpful but not required
  • Possess knowledge of ISO14001, OSHA, and TS16949 requirements and compliance.
  • LEAN manufacturing experience helpful but not required





Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

Location Code:  1100

Nearest Major Market: Detroit