2nd Shift Team Leader


Plymouth, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Production & Operations

Webasto Convertibles USA, Inc. is currently recruiting for a 2nd Shift Production Team Leader located at their Plant in Plymouth, MI. 


If you have supervisory experience in a Manufacturing or Automotive environment, then this position might be right for you!



Job Responsibilities:

  • Train, develop and supervise direct reports
  • Provide leadership and direction to team members (plan material movement ahead of time to minimize downtime)
  • May be first responder to any first aid/CPR medical emergencies
  • Insure that all IATF 16949 / ISO 14001 procedures are followed
  • Monitors production operation to ensure product quality and production efficiency
  • Plan colleague work schedules and assign daily work assignments
  • Produce product in accordance with material control schedules
  • Ensure colleague compliance with safety regulations and proper machine operation procedures
  • Conduct plant inspections to identify and report areas in need of improvement
  • Initiate maintenance repair orders on production related tooling
  • Continuously improve process efficiency, colleague development, product quality and safety
  • Interface with Human Resources on all policy and discipline issues
  • Address colleagues concerns timely and effectively
  • Assist with final inspection
  • Relieve operators at work stations as needed
  • Monitor quality system: first off in-process, final inspection forms and control charts
  • Monitor and maintain all safety equipment, Webasto owned equipment and tools
  • Complete paperwork on a timely basis (i.e. evaluations, injury reports, production records)
  • Enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Verify schedule and material availability for set-ups; Review set-up plan with operators
  • Oversee and instruct operators of change over duties in regards to quick change over
  • Enter production quantities daily into automated production system as required (i.e., QAD)
  • Shut down line for safety and quality issues


Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma / GED Equivalent
  • 3+ years Production / Manufacturing experience required
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 lbs. on a continual basis
  • Leadership skills and abilities required
  • 2+ years supervisory experience in Automotive industry
  • Experience in lean manufacturing discipline
  • Knowledge of Plant and Press safety 
  • Ability and licenses to operate a Hi-Lo beneficial
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required



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. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit