Traverse City, MI, US, 49686

Production Supervisor


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As a member of the Operations team, the Production Supervisor will be responsible for Supervision of manufacturing personnel and operation, assuring that quality, safety, productivity, schedule, and delivery goals are met daily. The Production Supervisor will support a progressive die and injection molding manufacturing plant and will report directly to the Operations Manager.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for supervising shop employees in a manufacturing - progressive tool and die terminal stamping and injection mold environment. 
  • This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions
  • Ensure effective employee relations
  • Provide employee coaching and development
  • Resolve employee issues through problem resolution
  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas
  • Work to continuously improve in all areas
  • Manage departmental performance measures, including visual control and provides regular progress reports to manager
  • Provide leadership, participate in LEAN events, perform accident investigations, maintain proper inventory levels, and manage department priorities


Your Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to use independent judgment in determining methods and processes
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, work methods, and production flow
  • Drive 5S, Lean, and improvement activities to maintain effectiveness, organization, and cleanliness of production floor
  • Ability to use database and MS Office products required
  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department
  • Perform other duties as required by plant management
  • Strong skills in oral and written communication
  • Comply with and lead improvements to Environment, Health, and Safety {EH&S}rules and procedures.


Bonus If You Have:

  • 3-5 years of production supervision
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree
  • Prior manufacturing supervision experience in a progressive die shop and injection molding environment


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.

Nearest Major Market: Traverse City
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan