Production Supervisor (Coach)- 2nd Shift
Farwell, MI 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.


As a member of the Production team, the Production Supervisor (Coach) will be responsible forleading manufacturing personnel and operation and assuring that quality, safety, productivity, schedule, and delivery goals are met daily. The Production Coach will ensure production employees have the necessary training, tools, and equipment to perform a quality job within allotted time periods.

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Improve Quality performance through decreased scrap and defects:
    • Daily review and identification of top-quality performance issues.
    • Lead review with team leaders to develop solutions or preventative measures.
    • Coordinate with the Quality department to investigate, identify and implement corrective actions with the production team.
    • Lead Teams and Team Leaders to continuously improve quality metrics and targets.
  • Drive Efficiency:
    • Work with Team Leaders to drive efficiency by utilizing the production system and driving back issues to the team.
    • Ensure that operators are following SWIs and lead the team to continuously find SWI improvements.
    • Work with teams to improve station layouts, identify 8 waste opportunities, poke yokes, and implement 5s methodology into work areas.
    • Lead Teams and Team Leaders to continuously improve production metrics and targets.
  • Drive High-Performance Work Team culture through training, support, and empowerment:
    • Train all team members on Lean/Kaizen principles to help support a CI Culture and enable teams to identify and address "just do it" opportunities and resolve workplace issues independently.
    • Drive teams to actively pursue Team Member roles and tasks outside of workstation assembly.
    • Support and lead team Kaizen activities.
    • Always manage and ensure effective cross-training levels to 100% job rotations within teams.
  • Lead and develop Team Leaders to ensure High-Performance Work Teams are effectively led:
    • Conduct or recommend continuous learning for Team Leaders.
    • Conduct training sessions for plant staff and the production team.
    • Select and place Team Leaders within retention goals.
    • Develop Team Leaders to be recognized as currently promotable successors to Coach roles

Your Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability in maintaining positive employment relation
  • Maintain a high level of integrity
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills.

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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