Posted Apr 05
Ford Motor Company

Senior Production Supervisor-Supplemental

Woodhaven, MI, United States Full Time

Minimum Level of Education
High School/GED

Woodhaven Stamping Plant is about to embark on its most exciting transformation since it was originally opened 50 years ago. New processes that are currently or will shortly be installed include but are not limited to new XL JIER Tandem Lines, State Of The Art Hot Stamping Lines and Laser cutting cells. This transformation will require highly skilled Senior Production Supervisors throughout the installation, launch and production phase to support the new equipment.


  • Commitment to Global Ford Production System
  • Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity to ensure objectives are met by following standardized work
  • Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives
  • Monitor ANDON occurrences. Be the first responder as secondary support
  • Through process confirmation, verify that the line is running safely, smoothly, and producing quality parts
  • Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest level
  • Communication and Recognition
  • Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
  • Build Team Leader and Team Member capability
  • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks
  • Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
  • Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 1+ years of experience in Microsoft Office products
Preferred Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Stamping experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Knowledge of constraint management principles
  • Prior production supervisor experience and experience managing a unionized work force
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Capable of assigning work to unionized hourly workforce and holding employees accountable for following processes pertaining to daily work assignments in terms of safety, quality, and throughput
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills.

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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