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Supervisor/Shop floor in Warren, MI at Flex-N-Gate Corporation

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Warren, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

The assembly supervisor is responsible for supervising operators to ensure production is operating in a safe, effecient, and timely manner. Responsible for productions schedules and positng of daily work assignements based upon production needs and individual strengths. Must be shop floor orientated and provide 'hands-on'production/processsafety,quality,delivery and morale. Accountable for continuous improvement  of assigned department as well as training and development.


Exercises direct supervision over department associates with respect to production quantity and quality and meeting production schedules.

Assesses training needs and supports employee training, including communication of procedures and work practices to employees in their area of responsibility.

Communicates procedures and work practices.

Ensures adequate product is available for on-time shipment; this includes product for service orders.  Strives to meet production schedules so as to keep overtime requirements to a minimum.

Determines causes of production problems and resolves those issues directly or by assigning appropriate resources.

Assists in determining root cause of PPMs and non-conforming product and helps come up with corrective actions.

Addresses safety issues promptly and thoroughly and reports issues to appropriate personnel or upper management.

Maintains compliance to Company policies and work rules, safety standards and good housekeeping practices. Maintains 5S standards as they relate to housekeeping in the department. 

Follows ISO 14001 and TS16949 requirements per standards.

Works with team members / management staff to attain Company goals.

Supervise indirect and direct associates on the shift.

Participate in career development training and education with the goal to become promotable to management positions.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


2 year associates degree is required. 4 year degree is preferred.  At least two years experience in a manufacturing environment required.


Ability to read, write, understand, and speak English is required.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret production reports. Ability to respond effectively to complaints from customers or associates. 


Computer literate or ability to learn computer skills.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.



• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.