Assembly/Production Manager

  • Webasto Roof Systems
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Automotive Management Manufacturing

Job Description


  • Supervise all activities, personnel including team leaders, equipment and production
  • Ensure production OEE standards are met.
  • Monitor press change over and / or line set up efficiency
  • Assist 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 and OEE
  • Interface with Human Resources on all policy and discipline issues.
  • Address colleagues concerns and follow The Webasto Way.
  • 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.)
  • Ensure quality standards are consistently adhered to.
  • Develop and monitor continuous improvement, process efficiency, and colleague development.
  • Effectively communicate with Senior Management any production exceptions
  • Insure Product Safety lessons learned are reflected in current product
  • Ability to stop production
  • Conduct design reviews internally and with customers
  • Establish production feasibility of designs working with vendors, engineers, and plant colleagues
  • Generate and follow-up on cost reductions
  • Communicate with other engineers to help develop product strategy for standardization
  • Act as senior level liaison with customers, suppliers and engineers
  • Supports and participates in new business development initiatives
  • Enforce safety policies and procedures
  • Shut down Lines for safety and quality issues
  • Discipline colleagues for violations of company policies, safety standards or quality


  • High School Diploma / GED equivalent
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • 1 – 2 years production / manufacturing experience required
  • Leadership skills and abilities required
  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Ability to supervise in a fast pace, team oriented, manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of plant and press safety beneficial, but will train
  • Ability and licenses to operate Hi – Lo beneficial, but will train