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2nd Shift Production Supervisor

Date:  17-Jan-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Columbus
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  24159


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About Faurecia

Faurecia products and systems are in one out of three vehicles on the road today, including vehicles manufactured by the biggest and most well-known automotive brands in every region of the world.

Our comprehensive offer for SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY includes zero-emission hydrogen solutions, ultra-low emissions solutions, systems for advanced driver assistance and products made with a range of optimized and sustainable materials.

With our COCKPIT OF THE FUTURE, we create value for brands and connected experiences for consumers with our expertise in seating, interiors, lighting, body electronics, sensors, actuators and other display technologies and cockpit electronics.

But Faurecia is also so much more than a top-7 global automotive and technology leader. We inspire safer, more comfortable, more personalized and more sustainable mobility. We create advanced solutions to accelerate the transition towards CO2 neutrality.

We believe people matter. We work on challenges that matter. If you join us, you’ll take a journey that matters.




We’re hiring a production supervisor

Our Clean Mobility Division is looking for a production supervisor for its manufacturing facility in Columbus, IN.


You’ll work on challenges that matter

This job will require you to


  • Line manager of 15 to 25 operators who work in the same time frame (shift)


QCDP Performance

  • Make sure QCD indicators reflect customer expectations
  • Define, together with the supervisors of the other shifts and the UAP manager, QCDP targets for the GAPs (improvement versus actual situation): ppm, pph, TRS, absenteeism, number of accidents, improvement ideas…
  • Monitor performance during the shift and report accurate data at the end of the shift
  • Manage resources to reach results: adapt headcount to volume, etc
  • React in case of a problem: take care of immediate containment, call support functions, build corrective - action plans
  • Replace GAP leader when necessary


Drive actions for improvement:

  • Know team problems, seek feedbacks
  • Ensure audits of standardized work are conducted by GAP leaders on a daily basis and ensure corrective actions are taking place.
  • Audits once a week with each GAP Leader the respect of standardized work
  • Aims to devote 70% of his/her time to improvement actions
  • Define threshold and escalation of reaction modes to problems within his/her supervisory zone


Assure daily management

  • Permanent presence on the Shopfloor: daily contact with all team members, close management of the lines
  • Manage headcount: plan the day before people allocation for the next day, plan also on a weekly basis
  • Coach GAP Leaders and team members in how to perform their role
  • Support and help to fix problems
  • Ensure discipline and rigor (work wear, break times, working hours…)
  • Ensure the respect of safety instructions, policies and procedures


People Development

  • Participate in the selection and recruitment of line employees
  • Ensure proper induction of new operators on the line
  • Build training plan to increase team autonomy; ensure training and coaching of team members
  • Manage annual performance interviews for all team members


Health, Safety and Environment and working conditions

  • Ensure full respect of HSE rules and regulations
  • Responsible for immediate stopping of a line in case of safety risks
  • Lead HSE core teams and drive implementation to follow
  • Drive improvement of working conditions and ergonomics





The ideal candidate

To succeed in this position, you will ideally have:

Minimum education level: Bachelor’s degree


  • Minimum 2 years of production and/or supervisory experience
  • Operational knowledge of production methods (Kanban, 5S, Hoshin, TPM…)
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven track record in upholding safety and quality standards



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We believe people matter

Faurecia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Join us, and take a journey that matters


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