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Production Supervisor

M.S. Automotive Sterling Heights, MI

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Title:                      Shift Supervisor

Department:      Production

Reports to:          Operations Manager


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the production of parts to meet customer requirements
  • Train and oversee machine operators, material handler, die setters and process technician as needed
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork is complete
  • Responsible for ensuring all safety requirements are followed during shift.
  • Ensure that production quotas are met
  • Trouble shoot production problems as needed
  • Communicate needs of shift with production manager and human resources administrator as needed.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Five years or more of manufacturing related experience preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of injection molding process

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate in the English language – both written and spoken
  • Must be able to read work instructions, use simple math and hand tools including impact wrenches
  • Knowledge of different types of injection machines and related computers used for programming
  • Use of overhead crane
  • CMS for production entry
  • Ability to effectively supervise staff


  • Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Results Driven
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Technical Capacity

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise staff of machine operators, die setters, material handlers and process technician

Training Requirements

  • Quality Policies
  • General Safety including but not limited to personal protection equipment, fire, lock out/tag out, hazardous communication
  • Hi Lo use to attain and maintain license
  • Attain and maintain Crane license
  • Company methods of production
  • Scanner/Barcode scanning training



Physical Demands

  • In general light to moderate physical effort required
  • May be required to lift heavy items occasionally
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, reach and move about the facility

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times.
  • Kevlar ‘cut’ gloves must be worn when using a knife
  • Ear protection required when using large grinder
  • Hard hat required when moving tools with overhead crane

Work Environment

  • Work performed in manufacturing environment
  • Can exceed 100 degrees F. in summer, some dust and smell from plastic processing.


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