Production Supervisor


Port Elizabeth, ZA

Country/Region:  South Africa
Job Function:  Manufacturing
Requisition ID:  34936
Employment Type:  Salary

Country & Work location: 

Position / or Job Title: Production Supervisor


Driving the future of automotive. We’re Lear For You.


Company Overview


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of more than 165,000 talented employees in 37 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation



Position overview:


As a production Supervisor, you will oversee supervising the activities of the

Isuzu lines to ensure production downtime is kept to a minimum


Key Responsibilities:


  • Some other responsibilities would include


  • Production planning and execution in line with scheduling demands of customer.


  • Training of Assemblers


  • Supervision of Cell Leaders and handling of internal grievances and disciplinary matters.


  • Monitoring and controlling of all cost, quality, output, safety, absenteeism, etc.


  • Interface with temporary employment services provider.


  • Top 5 scrap/IPPM analysis and implementation of action plans.


  • Line restructuring with demand fluctuations from customer.


  • Monitoring output daily


  • Continuous improvement. 




Key skills and Qualifications:


Grade 12 or equivalent with Mathematics.  A relevant tertiary qualification or studies towards a relevant tertiary qualification would be highly advantageous.


2 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment is essential.  Experience gained in the automotive industry would be advantageous.


A working knowledge of SAP ERP system would be advantageous.  General computer skills need to be above average.  The ideal person would be honest, reliable, methodical and possess strong assertive skills. 



Why Lear


We offer a fantastic place to work, opportunity to grow and being part of a company who places its people first.


What We Offer


 Access to Learning and development opportunities

  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world




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

Applicants must submit their resumes for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

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