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Plant Production Supervisor


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  50591

Classification Level: 5 – 6


  • Manage hourly employees to meet established production goals for quality, cost, delivery, safety and morale; make sure process procedures are followed
  • Monitor, record, and report production data (production, scrap cost, overtime cost, first runs, etc.)
  • Create cross training plans and maintain training records for all hourly team members
  • Monitor and maintain time and attendance records daily
  • Troubleshoot daily quality, safety and production issues
  • Communicate work and needs with other departments and shifts (Maintenance, Engineering, Tooling, and Production Control)
  • Supervise 5S conditions/activities
  • Monitor inventory to meet shipping requirements
  • Communicates frequently with internal and external customers on various issues
  • Complies with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement
  • Work all shifts Monday through Sunday
  • Must work mandatory overtime as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification.



  • Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing experience in any industry or supervisory/leadership experience
  • Available to work day, afternoon and evening shifts Monday through Sunday to accommodate production goals
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other presentation applications and/or software
  • Be able to pass all background checks and pre-employment tests, including any required drug tests
  • Be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information s/he encounters
  • Strong communication, trouble shooting, administrative and organizational skills
  • Must have right to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Standing
    • Walking
    • Lifting not more than 40 pounds
    • Stooping/Crouching
    • Twisting/Bending
    • Speaking/Listening



  • Bachelors degree in any field
  • Engineering and/or other technical skills

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.