Department: SMD Production
Location: SMD Room
Report To: SMD Production Manager
Type of Position: Full-time

General Description
  1. The SMD Production Supervisor is responsible for the development of the production group leaders and operators and is the key personnel to supervise all production activities, resources, schedules, and equipment to achieve targets.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  1. Supervise production team members
  2. Responsible for initial root cause analysis of defects and downtime as well as forming the temporary countermeasures
  3. Ensure the quality of the product by monitoring the compliance of quality requirements/criteria
  4. Verify all start-up activities are done correctly such as checksheets, correct material being loaded, and coordinate with the technical team to resolve issues
  5. Responsible for ensuring that the production plan is achieved and communicating any failures to the production planner
  6. Responsible for communicating with support departments such as the Warehouse team and collaborating as necessary
  7. Responsible for training production staff to increase their skill level
  8. Verify team members are wearing/utilizing all required PPE (ESD shoes, straps, gloves, glasses, smocks, jackets, hats).
  9. Escalate all scrap, downtime, safety, etc issues according to the escalation policy
  10. Verify all 6S duties are completed by team members
  11. Perform other activities as requested by Manager
  12. Comply with the quality and environment standards procedures and instructions (those applicable)
  13. Implement continuous improvement programs in the production area
  14. Ensure that all MES data is being entered accurately
  15. Responsible for inventory control in the production storage locations
  16. All activities generated as a result of change, requirements and improvements in the process of applicable areas
Job Requirements

Work Experience

  1. 2-3 years of supervisor experience in automotive manufacturing


  1. Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent preferred

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  1. The ability to work with minimal supervision
  2. Ability to complete assigned projects on time in a changing environment
  3. Demonstrate good ethical characteristics and behaviors
  4. Basic Microsoft Office Skills
  5. Quality and environmental systems
  6. Handling of chemical substances and hazardous residues
  7. Control of spilled substances
  8. Handling of equipment against fire
  9. Emergency programs
  10. Basic knowledge about Lean Manufacturing and its tools
  11. Problem solving techniques
  12. Leadership skills, communication, human relations
  13. Supervision
  14. Legal aspects
  15. Internal work regulations
  16. Basic process tools : PFMA’s and PCP’s
  17. Quality and environmental procedures and instructions of the area Continuous improvement programs
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