• - Benton Harbor
  • Full Time

SUMMARY:  The Production Supervisors primary responsibility is to ensure safety, quality, productivity, and housekeeping in assigned areas.  Ensure all policies, procedures and work instructions are utilized and adhered to by all employees. The Production Supervisor is also responsible for meeting the company's goals, and objectives. Reports functionally to the Plant Manager.



  • Over-all manpower allocation for employees.
  • Monitor and make the necessary adjustments with manpower at start-up, during shift and at the end of the shift ensuring optimum earned hours are achieved.
  • Ensure proper initial set-up.
    • Initial set up include correct raw material and related components (for assembly when required).
    • Packaging (returnable containers or carton).
    • Correct pallets.
    • Work Cell (complete)
  • Ensure all process parameters are met to manufacture parts to the quality standards including first piece approvals and last shots.
  • Monitor Chrysler system to ensure daily quota is met to sequence parts to the customer.
  • Address computer related issues and fix them.
  • Communicate with Quality Liaison personnel stationed at the Assembly Plant(s) regarding product issues.
  • Schedule and direct hourly employees to assembly stations in manner that     insures continuous support & flow on the line for all production activity.
  • Schedule setup for production jobs for the oncoming shift to insure a smooth transfer of production activity between shifts.
  • All production parts subjective to disposition must be addressed prior to shift ending or directly thereafter.
  • Ensure that all hourly employees receive adequate training required to perform their job responsibilities with supporting documentation.
  • Verify hours worked for all assembly employees and make adjustments if necessary.
  • Ensure Plan vs. Actual requirements are obtained, report downtime to above reporting structure.
  • Think Safety First; follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Ensure proper safety equipment is used correctly, at all times.
  • Encourage Teamwork throughout the work area
  • Responsibilities include all, but are not limited to only, those listed above.
  • Maintain compliance of IATF 16949 / ISO 9001 / ISO 14001.


Follows all safety, housekeeping and company policies and procedures.

Coordinates and maintains all job responsibilities in a continuous and flexible manner and performs other related duties and job assignments as required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or GED preferred.   Some college or technical education preferred (i.e. management, supervision).   Minimum of one year of prior manufacturing experience preferred.  Prior Sequencing experience helpful.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, and walk.  Occasionally bend, squat, reach, twist/turn and lift up to 20 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

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