American Axle amp; Manufacturing Production Supervisor in Three Rivers, Michigan
We are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world.At AAM, we're looking for associates who push boundaries and drive solutions for the future. Innovators. Thinkers. Dreamers. Doers. No matter the role or function, every associate is a piece of what makes AAM great. We're growing and building #TeamAAM to be the best. Join us!Job Posting TitleProduction SupervisorJob Description SummaryDirectly supervises hourly associates and directs resources as required.Oversees the planning, scheduling, setup, and running of production activities.Manages the dispersal and distribution of materials for production. Maintains labor and material requirements to meet the daily production schedule.Oversees the work of production associates and coordinates with leaders of production support staff; communicates expectations and provides direction and training. Monitors work performance and provides feedback.Coordinates maintenance of production equipment. Oversees process control and quality process control.Job Description*Supervises production associate outcomes by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining associates; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.*Maintains production processes by observing process volumes; recommending process adjustments.*Completes production processes by monitoring progress; expediting material flow and work results; resolving problems.*Improves process workflow by eliminating stoppages; analyzing delays; testing new methods.*Records production by completing daily shift production reports; calculating yields and recoveries.*Maintains process flow by communicating production status, requirements, and problems to next shift.*Maintains working relationship with union, where applicable, by complying with the terms of the (CBA).*Maintains safe, secure, and healthy production process environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns.*Contributes to production process and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.*All other duties as assigned.Required Skills and Education-Maintain a safe and productive workplace while leading a team of approximately one to three high volume production departments and approximately fifteen to forty hourly associates.-Troubleshoot daily equipment issues by identifying and resolving process, system and/or mechanical failures.-Provide clear expectations and hold team members accountable while providing continual feedback.-Provide associates with inspiration, direction, and coaching to achieve work objectives.-Development team members to become self sufficient with regard to completing their work responsibilities effectively.-Lead process improvement activities by coordinating cross functional teams comprised of production, maintenance and engineering.-Bachelor's Degree (Engineering preferred)-At least 2 years of related work experience with a unionized workforce preferred.-Familiarity and understanding of Process Control Plan, PFMEA and other standards of process control.-Strong leadership skills and ability to lead, manage and motivate the production team in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, --Performance and Continuous Improvement.-Strong written and verbal communication skills.-Experience with high performance work teams.-High level of initiative and assertiveness, along with ownership and accountability.-Ability to analyze short and long term objectives and make good decisions.