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Production Supervisor - Detroit - $30/hour

Location : Sterling Heights, MI
Job Type : Contract to Direct
Reference Code : 943050
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : HS or GED
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

We have an awesome client in the Detroit, MI area who is in the immediate need for a  Production Supervisor.


The hourly pay for this opportunity will be $25-30/hour based on experience. 


The responsibilities of this roll will include managing small work teams, but not limited to:


  • Ensure the production plan is met, analyzes issues with other roles, drives and implements continuous improvement activities and sustainability of solutions inside the Zone.

  • Ensure a safe workplace, leads the Team to improve Safety in the area and enforces the use of mandated Safety tools and procedures.

  • Understand losses during the Shift, use the C-Matrix to coordinate World Class Manufacturing activities and improve Zone performances.

  • Proactively analyzes quality KPIs related to the Zone, prioritizes quality issues and properly guides Team Leaders.

  • Ensure the right allocation of the people on the line, manages absenteeism, trains and builds teams.

  • Possess knowledge of the broader manufacturing organization and have the ability to mobilize support groups and resources to lead and assist in problem solving activities.

  • Actively participate and lead Kaizen project activities centered on Safety, Cost, Quality and Throughput improvements and waste reduction opportunities identified through cost deployment.

Required Qualifications :


  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Ability to work any shift and overtime as required

  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the Plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required

  • Ability to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead teams

  • Ability to coach/mentor/develop team members

  • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field

  • 2 or more years of experience in supervision in a high volume environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor/develop team members

  • Previous experience working in a union environment

  • Experience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing

  • Good working knowledge of Google Suite software programs

For immediate review please send a copy of your resume to Ken Markiewicz at

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