Supervisor SCM- 2ND SHIFT-Plymouth


Plymouth, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Production & Operations
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  30457
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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. 


Webasto is seeking highly motivated candidates that take pride in their work and strive to be the best to join our team as a Sr. Supervisor SCM at our facility in Plymouth, MI

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide 24/7 leadership to a shift-based team, including performance management and development planning
  • Oversee shop floor material flow including shipping and receiving
  • Ensure transactional accuracy
  • Drive adherence to company standards and standard work instructions, safety protocols and rules and daily routines across the entire team
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities in cooperation with other functions
  • Support SCM Manager in budget planning and control
  • Driving 5S activities to ensure standards are maintained or improved.
  • Proactively support risk assessments in the area, ensuring unsafe practices and equipment are identified and eliminated.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business or other relevant focus, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of warehouse management experience (1-3 years in automotive manufacturing environment)
  • Excellent understanding of lean logistics flow concepts
  • Proficient knowledge of inventory and inventory controls
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Outstanding leadership, organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, relationship building and conflict management
  • High level of commitment, flexibility and willingness to work on a team
  • Very good knowledge of the manufacturing processes
  • Process-oriented thinking
  • Quality Awareness, attention to detail and personal responsibility
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver to deadlines, strong communicator and assertiveness
  • Strong MRP experience required, SAP experience preferred

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 good excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes vacation time, paid sick time, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k and much more. You will also

  • Competitive pay
  • Health coverage for you and your family
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Paid sick time
  • 401k with company match
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A work environment where we are One Webasto Family & live by our values! Come join us and be our next Colleague of the Month or win the Walker Tracker Challenge!

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 of the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

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