Assembly Supervisor - Coatings
Magna International
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
21h ago

Company Introduction

Kamtek is a Tier 1, automotive manufacturing supplier that specializes in Metal Stamping and Assembly for Mercedes, Volkswagon, Kia and Hyundai.

As a local distributor and supplier, Kamtek’s market segmentation to Cosma International, (a division of MAGNA INTERNATIONAL) provides a state-

of-the-art product that utilizes the most technologically advanced Pressing processes in order to maintain a competitive advantage to other OEM’s within the market.

Our company’s culture of team spirit & mutual respect with a focus on fair treatment helps us to embrace our multi-cultural affiliation with Magna International, and supports our mission through process efficiency and competitive product pricing.

Furthermore, the culture at Kamtek focuses on Job Security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill / trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment.

We offer Employee Equity and Profit Participation programs which increase our employees’ ownership within the company.Kamtek, part of Cosma International and a division of Magna International, represents the the most diversified automotive supplier in the world.

We design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in our three geographic segments -

  • North America, Europe, and Rest of World (primarily Asia, South America and Africa).Our capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems;
  • seating systems; closure systems; metal body & chassis systems; mirror systems; exterior systems; roof systems; electronic systems;
  • powertrain systems as well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly.We have a global presence in order to support our customers on a worldwide basis, consisting of 136,000 employees in 319 manufacturing operations and 85 product development, engineering and sales centers in 29 countries on four continents as of Q2 2015

    Job Introduction

    To provide assistance to the Coatings Department Manager in a way that supports the Magna Charter, Corporate Constitution, customers, investors, and employees.

    He / she will support the Team Leaders and Assembly Employees by providing guidance and tools they need in order to be safe and productive.

    Major Responsibilities

    The Coatings Supervisor is responsible for all employee’s safety and well-being overall development and supervision of Team Leaders and Team Members, health and safety, quality, customer cost, productivity, and ergonomic issues through using the company policies and procedures and the Magna Employee’s Charter as a guideline.

    1)Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies. 2)Understand and promote Magna’s philosophies (Magna Operational Principles, Corporate Constitution and Employee’s Charter).

    3)Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles, including : a.Magna Employee Charter Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.

    b.Abide by Kamtek policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Employee Handbook.c.Open Door Policy Solves issues with two-

    way, open and friendly communication.d.5S Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy Everything has a place.

    Everything in its place .e.Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.

    Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.f.Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.

    g.Core values Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values.

    h.Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required. i.Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility.

    4)Follow, comply and enforce all operational procedures / policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs (Magna and OSHA Standards).

    Responsible to ensure employees are properly trained and adhering to such policies, and enforcing disciplinary actions when safety infractions occur.

    5)Follow and comply with all operational procedures / policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs and conduct Team Safety Talks as required.

    6)Ensure weekly safety talks in pre-shift meetings are being conducted with employees signing safety training roster 7)Routinely make visual inspections of emergency evacuations routes correcting any safety concerns immediately8)Within 24 hours of an accident / incident complete accident investigations identifying root cause and corrective action9)Ensure daily pre-

    shift inspections are completed, conduct unplanned inspection audits on a weekly basis and planned inspection audits once a month10)Schedule, supervise, coordinate, and direct the activities of employees to ensure that production levels and quality standards are met.

    Monitor throughout day and make adjustments to support operations11)Establish and maintain effective communications with all other departments as well as conduct all business activities in a professional manner12)Plan and direct the utilization and use of all equipment and manpower to achieve the most effective results13)Supervise employees in accordance with the principles of the Employee Charter and the policies and procedures set out in the Kamtek Employee Handbook14)Promote continuous improvement and capitalize on cost reduction opportunities15)Act on behalf of the Department Manager in their absence and assume the responsibilities of Team Leader in their absence.

    16)Responsible for accurate and timely monitoring and approval of employees’ schedules through E-time. 17)Immediately attend to all accidents and injuries and initiate the accident and injury investigation program, while following up to ensure procedure implementation and completion.

    Knowledge and Education

    EDUCATION : High School Diploma or GED required, TECHNICAL TRAINING : OTHER : Computer skills; Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

    Work Experience

    WHAT TYPES? Experience in an automotive manufacturing environment, corrosion coatings E-coat , motorcoat / wax . previous leadership role preferredHOW MUCH? Minimum 5 years

    Skills and Competencies

  • Lead by example-Must be a Self-Starter with the ability to formulate a project and see it through to its conclusion.-Must possess working knowledge and understanding of the assembly process-
  • Ability to work in a team environment-Must possess working knowledge and understanding of quality systems, standards, and procedures-

    Must have strong team-focused, interpersonal and leadership abilities-Must have excellent communication skills-Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as required to meet external and internal customer requirements-

    Must be willing to work in various locations within and outside the facility-Must be able to pay good attention to detail-

    Must possess good human relations, leadership skills, and a maturity of judgment-Must have good organizational and problem-

    solving skills.-Ability to operate and maintain all machinery and equipment in his / her assigned area

    Work Environment

    Some of the physical demands of this position include the ability to lift 40 pounds, walking, standing and sitting for extended periods of time and occasional bending and / or stooping.

    Additional Information

    Some of the equipment and tools used are computers, portable phone, 2-way radio, copier / printer,departmental hand tools, and personal protective equipment.

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