Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Production Supervisor - C Shift (34794)

Job Req ID:  106357

Livermore, US, 94551

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

Objective of job:


  • Establish ownership of the processes through effective communication / implementation of PDI goals and objectives with a focus on personnel planning, production planning, quality, safety, 5S, budget control and continuous improvement. Emphasis placed on performance by attaining all measurable and deliverables with respect to labor efficiency, scrap reduction, PPM, First Time Yield, OEE, Utilization, and safety.


Principal activities:


  • Personnel
  •     -Plan associate headcount per daily production requirements.
  •     -Ensure all associates are properly trained to perform required job function.
  •     -Ensure associates understand required quality specifications for job.
  •     -Meet weekly goals for headcount factor (POH).
  • Production
  •     -Plan schedule according to days projected requirements
  •     -Monitor and assist production associates in the processing and controlling of work order tickets.
  •     -Material availability: expedites support materials and parts needed to workstations whenever necessary by     
  •      preparing material requisition sheets or purchase requisitions.
  •    -Participate and support new program development and product launch.
  • Quality
  •     -Assists in troubleshooting quality problems.
  •     -Monitor scrap / rework costs and coordinate improvement projects and scrap reductions plans.
  •     -Establish teams to address quality issues and utilize the Q-wheel for managing non-conformances.
  •     -Ensure all error-proofing devices are working properly.
  • Safety, Environmental and Housekeeping
  •     -Ensure that associates have a safe, clean, orderly work environment.
  •     -Ensures department associates maintain established 5S housekeeping standards.
  •     -Review, monitor, and ensure that all safety regulations are understood and followed.
  •      -Ensure all materials are labeled, handled, and disposed of per Dräxlmaier EMS.
  • Leading People / Performance Monitoring
  •     -Provides motivation and assistance as appropriate to production associates.
  •      -Provides feedback to Management regarding new associates (monitoring of training and work performance
  •      along with appropriate documentation)
  •     -Monitor associate performance, define expectations & establish development plans
  •     -Responsible for ensuring that training plans are established and current, and, that all associates are fully  
  •      trained.
  •     -Assumes leadership role in the absence of departmental manager.
  •     -Tracks and monitors associates’ performance in production activities.
  • Work Instructions / Process Monitoring Checks / Equipment Parameters
  •      -Responsible for verifying accuracy of work instructions in assigned area and that the associate follows the
  •       process.  Reports necessary changes to LIV Engineering.
  •     -Responsible for verifying process monitoring checks are performed per scheduled frequency.
  •     -Responsible for ensuring equipment parameters are per all data sheets.
  • Key Performance Indicators
  •     -Assists Management in maintaining process efficiency in assigned areas.
  •     -Maintains Goals and Key Performance Indicators supporting LIV objectives
  •     -Provide production, personnel and project status reports to  Management
  •     -Responsible for meeting production deliverables and making adjustments as needed
  •     -Personnel planning (including hiring and termination of production personnel)
  •     -Monitor OEE Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Annually. Report results and take corrective action to improve if
  •      necessary.
  • Reporting
  •     -Reporting daily production results and take corrective action to improve if necessary.
  •     -Responsible for daily production report for Injection Molding and Assembly. (Labor Efficiency, Scrap, PPM,
  •      FTY, OEE, Equipment Utilization, Safety, and 5S)
  •     -Reporting of all safety non-conformances and corrective actions.
  • Maintenance
  •     -Ensure that the preventative maintenance plans of all machinery in the department are executed and
  •      completed as scheduled.
  •     -Prepare information on new or replacement investments of production equipment.
  • Collaboration of Work with Other Departments
  •     -Communicate and coordinate with other department representatives.
  • Budget:
  •     -Ensure all departmental budgets meet PDI goals and objectives and take corrective action when there are non-conformances.
  • Continuous Improvement
  •     -Coordinate and or support Continuous Improvement efforts while implementing lean manufacturing strategies.


Job requirememnts:


  • High School diploma
  • 2-year Technical or Vocational degree desired
  • Manufacturing leadership experience



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: OI-US-LIV24 

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland