Production Supervisor

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29562BR
Job Title:
Production Supervisor
Location:
Livonia
State:
MI
Company:
Ford Motor Company

Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we are taking our Production Supervisors to the next level. These talented employees are now called ‘Process Coaches’ and are the drivers of standardization and continuous improvement in the Ford Production System. At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.


Responsibilities:

  • Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity to ensure objectives are met through following standardized work
  • Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives
  • Monitor ANDON occurrences. Be the first responder as secondary support
  • Through Process Confirmation, verify that the line is running safely, smoothly, and producing quality parts
  • Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest level
  • Communication and Recognition
  • Assigns work to unionized hourly workforce and holding employees accountable for following processes pertaining to daily work assignments in terms safety, quality, and throughput
  • Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
  • Build Team Leader and Team Member capability
  • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks
  • Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
  • Work independently with limited supervision
  • Organizational and administrative skills experience
  • Multi-task
  • Problem-solving and conflict management skills
  • Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years’ experience in Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • 3+ years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Auto Manufacturing experience
  • 3+ years supervisory experience in a gear processing/machining environment
  • Safety and Quality experience
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Knowledge of constraint management principles
  • Should be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills



The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status



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