1+ months

Production Supervisor/Group Leader (1st and 2nd Shift)

Kelly Services
Dexter, MI 48130
Kelly Engineering has an exciting opportunity as a Production Supervisor/Group Leader with a leading company in Dexter MI!

You will optimize the operation of the Value Stream and the engagement of its personnel, drive operational excellence and achieve the established goals for safety, quality, delivery, cost, and inventory.


Understand the Value Stream (VS) products, customers (internal and external), and all manufacturing processes/procedures for the assigned VS.

Ensure and promote safety as a job priority in assigned area. Responsible for ensuring all departmental safety training is completed by any employee new to their area.

Develop a high performance, self-directed VS team with high levels of morale, job satisfaction, and performance.

Drive the continuous improvement process by educating and training associates in lean tools and philosophies, techniques and systems. Ensure that all associates know and understand VS metrics for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost (SQDC), use of day-by-hour charts, Heijunka boards, etc.

Develops and executes plans for SPQRC and operator skill level requirements. Translates and tracks these plans visually using team-improvement-boards. Reports daily outputs at the Run-the-Business meeting.

Responsible for daily/weekly audits including 5(6)S, product quality, system quality, process, ISO 9001, 2nd level work cell, DuPont STOP, Kanban, etc.

Responsible for ensuring standard work/work instructions are available, accurate, and followed.

Identify issues/problems (systemic, product, process, quality, etc.), develop plan to eliminate, and lead execution plan using A3 and other countermeasure tools.

Working with the Human Resource Department, select employees through the normal interview process. Follow guidelines for new employee orientation procedures. Complete on time, all necessary personnel paperwork. Monitor employee performance/attendance, coach and counsel for improvement and apply discipline where necessary, up to and including termination of employment.

Ensure daily team meetings are in place and productive and team improvement boards are updated per standard work.

Provide cross VS/departmental focus for overall facility improvement.

Responsible for Future State VS implementation and driving implementation within assigned area (leading VS meetings, leading continuous improvement meetings, VS mapping, setting up Supermarkets, implementing pull systems, etc).

Perform all other duties as required, to meet customer and company quality and productivity needs. Includes continuous monitoring and control of special processes where necessary.

Ability to travel up to 25%

Experience/Education Required


Bachelors degree preferred.

3-5 years experience in a manufacturing engineering, technical, or supervisory position required.

Experience working with steel/sheet metal and fabrication is needed

Proven problem solving skills and demonstrated decision making skills are required.

Effective interpersonal skills are necessary.

Essential traits for this position are experienced leadership and an innovative approach; a self-starter who enjoys the challenge of implementing continuous improvement activities.

Lean/Six Sigma experience.

Proficient computer skills including: MRP/ERP and Microsoft Office Suite.

Please apply now!

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-12-16 Expires: 2020-02-15

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Production Supervisor/Group Leader (1st and 2nd Shift)

Kelly Services
Dexter, MI 48130

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