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Product Process Supervisor

Detroit, MI

Posted: 04/09/2024 Industry: Production Supervisor Job Number: 38718

Job Description

Our client, a major manufacturer, in Detroit, MI, is looking for some engineering candidates to join their team as Product Process Supervisors. 

This contract position (eligible for extension or direct hire for the right candidate) offers a starting pay rate of $36/hour (benefits are available). 


The Product Process Supervisor will be responsible for managing designated manufacturing processes in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment.

The Product Process Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring conformance of processes and coordinating engineering, tooling and quality changes in their assigned area/department.

The selected candidate will coordinate all safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale initiatives. They will provide coaching and mentoring to team members (both bargaining unit and supervisory) regarding World Class Manufacturing techniques for problem solving and corrective action implementation.


The Product Process Supervisor will interface with Corporate Engineering, Program Management, Product Engineering and Supplier Quality to assure compliance to build requirements as well as to drive product changes necessary to improve quality.


Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of bargaining unit employees
  • Manage Process Sheets through Advanced Manufacturing Planning System (AMPS), propose modifications and guarantee process standardization across all shifts.
  • Analyze quality data, prioritize issues based on quality data and provide recommendations for improvement to the team.
  • Manage and lead part/process changes that affect the floor
  • Audit and manage process parameters and identify optimal strategy based on CP-CPK results
  • Root cause vehicle dimensional parameter issues to improve quality metrics
  • Ensure non-conforming parts are identified and processed
  • Collaborate with Team Leaders, Engineers and other roles in continuous improvement activities
  • Actively participate and lead kaizen project activities centered on Safety, Cost, Quality and throughput improvements and waste reduction opportunities identified through cost deployment

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline
  • Ability to work any shift and overtime as required
  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the Plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required
  • Ability to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers
  • Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead teams.
  • Ability to coach/mentor/develop team members
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite



  • Master degree in an engineering discipline
  • Previous manufacturing supervisory experience
  • Previous experience working in a union environment
  • Experience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand engineering documents, technical standards and design specifications.
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