Assembly/Manufacturing Group Leader

  • Webasto Roof Systems
  • Jun 15, 2021
Full time Automotive Manufacturing

Job Description

Effectively supervise colleagues to ensure colleague safety, plant safety, product quality, and production efficiency


  • Train, develop, monitor and evaluate subordinate colleagues
  • Provide leadership and direction to team members
  • Monitors production operation to ensure product quality and production efficiency
  • Supervise all activities, personnel including team leaders, equipment and production
  • Monitor change over and/or line set up efficiency
  • Prepare line set-ups for following shifts, this includes first piece buyoffs
  • Interface with Production Scheduling to determine schedules for shift production and ensure schedule is met
  • Monitor plant housekeeping and maintain standards
  • Maintain outside areas of plant and outside storage areas
  • Enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Monitor and report all production documentation including setup documentation
  • Monitor production process for CI in both efficiency and quality
  • Interface with Human Resources on all policy and discipline issues
  • Address colleagues concerns and use people skills to resolve the issues
  • Communicate with all on priority of special assignments or any issues needed
  • Monitor and maintain all safety equipment, Webasto owned equipment and tools (including tips, sandpaper, etc.)


  • Enforce safety policies and procedures
  • Shut down lines for safety, quality and environmental issues
  • Evaluate and recommend disciplinary action
  • Discipline colleagues for violations of company policy and procedures once approved by HR
  • Contact the emergency response team in case of an environmental concern

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • College degree in Management, Business, or Technical field preferred
  • 2-4 years previous supervisory experience in an automotive/manufacturing environment
  • Excellent people skills required
  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours as necessary