Production Team Lead-Plymouth


Plymouth, MI, US

Entry Level:  Career Starters (0-3 years)
Function:  Production & Operations
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  32022

Feel the Drive – for us that means making mobility something you can experience with all your senses. We work for more comfort, wind in your hair, the perfect temperature in every season and driving with a clear conscience - for a safe and sustainable future.

We make mobility fun – are you there?


Our “Roof & Components (RC)” business unit develops and produces roof systems for every type of vehicle and autonomous driving. To achieve this, we rely on the most modern technologies and materials. Are you technically skilled and enthusiastic about product innovations? Then use your expertise and passion to help shape our success story.


Candidates without prior experience are welcome!

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. And above all, we have a particularly strong sense of team spirit – because the “We” in Webasto is your special plus.

Webasto is looking for a Production Team Leader on 1st & 2nd Shift for our facility in Plymouth, MI. The ideal candidate will have experience leading others in a manufacturing environment and display an aptitude for teamwork.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Train, develop, monitor, colleagues and update training matrix as needed
  • Provide direction on daily tasks to operators, assign work areas based on priorities, attendance and skill sets
  • Responsible for the work results of its related team of production operators, directs them and offers first-response problem resolution
  • Correction of malfunctions in the line, initiation of maintenance and servicing of machines and equipment (TPM) according to standard
  • Act as interface between Production line and support services such as Quality, SCM/Line Feeder, ME / MT
  • Maintain a positive work environment and ensures colleague compliance to all applicable standards and instructions particularly, but not exclusively relating to workplace and environmental safety, product safety and quality and employee guidebook/anti-harassment

Education and Experience

  • 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the automotive industry
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities, preferably with 1-year minimum experience in a lead role in a manufacturing environment
  • Positive approach towards safety and 5s standards
  • Ability to lead in a fast paced, team oriented, manufacturing environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • High school diploma or GED required

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

We look forward to your online application!

Get to know us and find out why we are passionate about Webasto. 


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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