Production Supervisor


New Hudson, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Production & Operations
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  33071
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About us

The Webasto Group is one of the 100 largest suppliers to the automotive industry. With our innovative sliding and panoramic sunroofs, convertible roofs, and groundbreaking heating, cooling, battery, and charging systems, we constantly create added value for the mobility sector. Our customers can always count on a pleasant atmosphere and driving experience. When you come and work with Webasto, you can expect to find an environment shaped by a remarkable sense of team spirit. We offer our colleagues the freedom to be creative in global development work – because the “We” in Webasto is your special plus.


Are you a dedicated team player with a passion for innovation and looking for new challenges in an agile technology company? More than 15,000 people are employed at Webasto worldwide. Webasto offers a creative working environment built on trust, with flat hierarchies, short decision-making paths and excellent career development opportunities.


Webato Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Production Supervisor - A Shift at our facility in New Hudson, MI.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Train, develop, monitor and evaluate subordinate colleagues
  • Provide leadership and direction to team members
  • Monitors production operation to ensure product quality and production efficiency
  • Supervise all activities, personnel including team leaders, equipment and production
  • Monitor change over and/or line set up efficiency
  • Prepare line set-ups for following shifts, this includes first piece buyoffs
  • Interface with Production Scheduling to determine schedules for shift production and ensure schedule is met
  • Monitor plant housekeeping and maintain standards
  • Maintain outside areas of plant and outside storage areas
  • Enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Monitor and report all production documentation including setup documentation
  • Monitor production process for CI in both efficiency and quality
  • Interface with Human Resources on all policy and discipline issues
  • Address colleagues concerns and use people skills to resolve the issues
  • Communicate with all on priority of special assignments or any issues needed
  • Monitor and maintain all safety equipment, Webasto owned equipment and tools (including tips, sandpaper, etc.)


Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree in Management, Business, or Technical field preferred
  • 2-4 years previous supervisory experience in an automotive/manufacturing environment
  • Excellent people skills required
  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours as necessary


How we work together

Our Culture – Our Values

We deliberately associate the first two words of our vision with our culture. Here, the word “Our ...” stands for all of us, for us as a team – across all departments, plants, regions and business units. The term “… Inspiration” embodies both the passion for our business and our intrinsic motivation. Because what it takes for a vision to become reality is a team of people who are highly motivated as they strive for the same goal together.

  • Responsibility with a Long-Term View
  • Passion for Quality and Innovation
  • Hearts and Minds for our Customers
  • Embracing Cooperation and Improvement
  • Courageously Optimistic


What you will get

When you join the Webasto team, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health coverage for you and your family
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Paid wellness days
  • 401k with company match
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A work environment where we are One Webasto Family & live by our values!


Come join the Webasto family and be part of the WE in Webatso!


Candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen upon acceptance of an offer.


Intrigued? We would love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to be considered for this role. Even if you don’t meet all the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.


Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 


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