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Material Area Supervisor - 283

Detroit, MI
Title: Material Area Supervisor - 283

Location: Detroit, MI

The Material Area Supervisor is responsible for leading hourly teams that unload, store, and deliver material to support production in an automotive manufacturing assembly plant. Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Lead the safety, delivery, cost, quality, and morale of hourly work teams.
  • Develop team leaders to meet corporate guidelines and transform existing material delivery processes to increase productivity and reduce manufacturing costs utilizing the World Class Manufacturing process.
  • Ensure inventory and record integrity and maintain a positive working relationship with both management and union represented employee.
  • Manage multiple work teams in a fast paced, high volume unionized manufacturing environment.
  • Responsible for coordinating daily team activities to achieve business metrics and implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) tools and processes as it related to material flow.
  • Required to oversee and develop highly functioning work teams, comprised of Team Leaders and Team Members and practice Leadership Principles.

  • These positions are fill ins for direct employees and contractors who are out on leave, STD, or they need additional help at a location/shift. These positions are long term and guaranteed 40 hours each week with OT. The address listed on the req will be the home base plant location but they will travel around to all of the local Metro Detroit Plants - DACM, SHAP, WTAP, and DACJ.
  • Candidates need to be open to all shifts at each location:
  • DACM
    • M-F
    • 1st - 06:30-14:30
    • 2nd - 14:30-22:30
    • 3rd - 22:30-06:30
  • DACJ
    • M-Sat (4 working days, A/B/C crew style)
    • 1st - 05:00-15:30
    • 2nd - 16:30-03:00
  • SHAP
    • M-F
    • 1st - 06:00-14:00
    • 2nd -14:00-22:00
    • 3rd - 22:00-06:00
  • WTAP
    • M-F (Mandatory Saturdays in effect)
    • 1st - 05:00-15:30
    • 2nd - 16:30-03:00
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous related supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor/develop team members.
  • Previous experience working in a union environment.
  • Strong background in LEAN manufacturing systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Google Suite applications.

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