Material Area Supervisor- Veteran Development

Job Locations US-MI-Clinton Twp.
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/13/2020 10:59 AM)
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Regular Full-Time


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. 


  • 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.


May be required to drive a company vehicle. Valid driver's license required, along with a clean driving record.


  • Bachelor degree being pursued
  • Military experience, not civilian experience
  • Ability to work off shift while pursuing their undergraduate degree
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills



  • 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


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