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Material Area Supervisor- Sterling Heights, MI

Sterling Hgts, MI

Posted: 03/15/2023 Industry: Production Supervisor Job Number: 36931

Job Description

Our client, a major automotive company, is looking to add a Material Area Supervisor to their team in Sterling Heights, MI!



This contract opportunity (possible extension or direct hire for the right candidate) offers a starting pay rate of $30.75/hour (benefits are available).

The Material Area Supervisor is responsible for leading hourly teams that unload, store, and deliver material to support production in an automotive manufacturing assembly plant.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Lead the safety, delivery, cost, quality, and morale of hourly work teams.
  • Develop team leaders to meet corporate guidelines and transform existing material delivery processes to increase productivity and reduce manufacturing costs utilizing the World Class Manufacturing process.
  • Ensure inventory and record integrity and maintain a positive working relationship with both management and union represented employee.
  • Manage multiple work teams in a fast paced, high volume unionized manufacturing environment.
  • Responsible for coordinating daily team activities to achieve business metrics and implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) tools and processes as it related to material flow.
  • Required to oversee and develop highly functioning work teams, comprised of Team Leaders and Team Members and practice Leadership Principles.

Job Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment/ machinery.
  • Strong math skills and problem-solving ability
  • Better than average understanding of Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to work well with a team while also working independently.
  • Detail oriented and strong ability to organize and prioritize.



  • Bachelor Degree Preferred
  • Previous experience working with the automotive industry in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with a logistics warehouse environment
  • Previous management experience.
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