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Production Supervisor - Laser Room

QMC-EMI Holdings Corporation
Livonia, MI 48150

For 60 years, Quality Metalcraft (QMC) and Experi-Metal Inc (EMI) have been leaders in innovative structural solutions for the mobility industry.  Joining forces, QMC-EMI makes the production and prototype parts that could be used in the next airplane you take or the next car you buy.


We are small enough that YOU can make an impact in your day-to-day work through ensuring quality, engineering a new process, or securing our next sale. You will be able to see your contributions at work in real-time, making a difference in how we operate. At the same time, we are large enough that you will have excellent room for career growth, working as a team with a talented group of people.


We are currently seeking a Supervisor for our Production Laser Room.  Apply today and see how our people make the difference.


Job Summary:


This position will report to the Assistant Plant Manager and be a member of the Farmington Production Leadership Team that is expected to drive world class performance in safety, quality, delivery, cost, and environmental metrics. The position provides supervision, direction, leadership and discipline to the Laser Room and the Brake Press and is responsible for all area specific Business Operating System (BOS) measures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities including but are not limited to


  • Mentor the Zone Team on Our Shared Values - Safety, Quality, Integrity, Attitude, Accountability and Teamwork.

  • Drive a culture that is focused on Safety, Quality, and Productivity by ensuring:

  • Adherence to Safety Work Practices by all Zone Team Members

  • Adherence to Quality and Environmental Management Processes by all Zone Team Members

  • Adherence to Company Policies and Procedures by all Zone Team Members

  • Ensure Zone Performance Results are continually improved.

  • Collaborate with the rest of the Plant Management Team to obtain and share resource to ensure on time delivery and attaining performance goals.

  • Monitor Direct and Indirect Labor for assigned Zone and hold Leaders and Union Team accountable per their Job Descriptions

  • Lead by example in all areas related to Safety and assure all team members do the same.

  • Train, Coach, and Mentor the Leaders and Operations team in best practices for in their assigned Zone.

  • Develop and approve Standard Work Practices for operations taking place in assigned Zone.

  • Manage the Daily Activities (Schedules, Work Orders, Standard Work Adherence, Attendance, Shop Rules) of the Zone Operations Team.

  • Continually seek talented Team Members for further development and growth within the organization.

  • Develop, Organize, and Report on Key Performance Indicators of the Zone including Safety, Quality, and Efficiency.

  • Assist in the development of the Zone Specific Manufacturing Schedule to ensure on-time delivery of quality product.

  • Execute the Zone Specific Manufacturing Schedule to ensure on-time delivery of quality product.

  • Direct work and cell assignments to ensure adequately trained staff is effectively utilized to Execute the Zone Specific Manufacturing Schedule

  • Lead Continual Improvement Projects in assigned Zone.

  • Maintain effective communication between departments and shifts.

  • Support the EHS team to ensure compliance to EHS Management System processes and procedures.

  • Ensure local compliance with Quality Management System processes and procedures

  • Develop and implement methods for improving productivity and efficiency

  • Ensure Zone compliance with corporate policies and procedures.

  • Administer Disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with the Shop Rules and Union Contract.

  • Maintenance of data files for the laser programs

  • Coordination of design/build of laser fixtures

  • Maintenance of the PM schedules for the laser

  • Performing/scheduling PMs for the lasers, as necessary


Education / Licenses / Work Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.  Bachelor Degree preferred.

  • Minimum of two (2) years in a leadership role in a manufacturing work environment, preferably a union setting.

  • Experience with CO2 laser systems preferred.  Training will be provided for the selected incumbent.

  • Demonstrated process improvement through Lean Systems and Team Problem Solving

  • Experience leading diverse teams in a manufacturing environment

  • Automotive equipment experience preferred.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to influence others to meet objectives.

  • Proficient in using MS Excel and PowerPoint.



Sponsorship, not or in the future, is not available for this position.

Relocation Assistance may be available for this position.


QMC-EMI is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.


To find out more about QMC-EMI, visit www.qmc-emi.com or search QMC-EMI on LinkedIn, YouTube.


Posted: 2022-12-07 Expires: 2023-01-06

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