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Pre-Production Supervisor- 3rd shift

Platinum Recruiting is currently seeking a Pre-Production Supervisor for a direct hire opporutnity. This postion will be responsible to supervise the pre-production department resources, schedules, & equipment

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supervise employees
  • Participate in the analysis of product rejections
  • Assure completion of the production schedule
  • Provide support and training to the employees.
  • Participate in problem solving teams
  • Insure the quality of the product, by monitoring the compliance of the quality requirements and criteria
  • Supervise compliance with the area’s procedures and instructions
  • Monitor the reliability of the processes
  • Participate in the responses to customer complaints
  • Supervise and provide corrective actions for the production performance indicators using fast response
  • Implement continuous improvement programs in the production area
  • Utilize business systems for decision making and ensure accuracy.
  • Implement inventory and scrap reduction projects. Participate in TFT activities and report out.
  • Comply with the quality and environment standards procedures and instructions (those applicable)
  • All those activity’s generated as a result of changes, requirements and/or improvement in the process of the applicable area
  • Verify all paperwork and MES data are correct
  • Follow escalation policy
  • Verify employee payroll
  • Provide Employee evaluation/review
  • Perform any disciplinary corrective actions to employees or incident reports as required.
  • Perform LPA per schedule.
  • Report out daily production requirements to production team and follow up all priorities
  • Verify WIP is properly scanned and identified.
  • Verify inventory cycle counts.
  • Verify sorts are completed and all documentation is properly filled out.
  • Verify Non-Conforming is disposition
  • Ability to identify process improvements for daily KPI
  • Follow up on all employees abilities
  • Verify all SPC, purge, dip Test and secondary requirements are completed and within spec.
  • Work with other departments as needed to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Verify all check sheets are completed within all areas of the department
  • Ensure operator compliance with 6S, standard work, safety and quality standards and procedures

Work Experience

2-3 year supervisory experience in automotive environment.


  • Prefer College Degree advanced degree desirable
  • Prefer 6 sigma green belt minimum

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • The ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Basic understanding of sound inventory practices
  • Ability to complete assigned projects on time in a changing environment
  • Demonstrate good ethical characteristics and behaviors
  • Ability to perform tasks using Microsoft software; Word, Excel etc.
  • Basic Applied statistics
  • Quality and environmental systems
  • Handling of chemical substances and hazardous residues
  • Control of spilled substances
  • Handling of equipment against fire
  • Knowledge about Lean Manufacturing and its tools
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Leadership skills, communication, human relations
  • Supervision
  • Legal aspects
  • Internal work regulations
  • Basic process tools : PFMA’s and PCP’s
  • Quality criteria
  • Quality and environmental procedures and instructions of the area Continuous improvement programs
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