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Production Supervisor

Hazel Park - Michigan - USA

Aug 18, 2023

Full time


The Production Supervisor will oversee the production floor.

About us

BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work, and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world. AKASOL is our e-mobility brand for high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for commercial vehicles, buses, ships, and trains.

Our Culture

We believe health and safety of our employees are a top priority, we care about our local communities and the global environment. BorgWarner promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive environment, honors integrity, strives for excellence, commits to responsibility for our communities and the environment, and builds on the power of collaboration. 

Career Opportunities

We manage talent as seriously as we manage our businesses and encourage you to learn about our proud history, strong culture, technologies, and future vision. We offer a strong local presence and interesting global opportunities. Start your future with BorgWarner now!

Job purpose

The Production Supervisor will oversee the production floor.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist Production Manager with hiring and training of new employees.
  • Schedule and oversee approximately 30-40 production & maintenance techs employees.
  • Head of the BorgWarner - Akasol Production Floor Management.
  • Technical and disciplinary management of a shift within our production series.
  • Ensuring a smooth flow of production processes to achieve the defined production targets.
  • Accountable for the production plan.
  • Accountable for the on-time delivery KPI.
  • Reporting production results to Operations team.
  • Fault analysis and definition of measures in the event of plant malfunctions in cooperation with the production engineering department.
  • Support CIP measures, maintenance, and servicing activities.
  • Maintaining order and cleanliness (5S) of the production floor.
  • Preparation and continuous updating of production documentation.
  • Implementation and organization of safety instructions based on current regulations and ensuring compliance.
  • Optimization of production processes.
  • Participation in recruiting production employees.
  • Regular employee training and further development of the qualification matrix.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What we’re looking for

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least three (3) years supervisory experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferably automotive.
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems.
  • High level of commitment, loyalty and team spirit as well as an independent, precise and goal-oriented way of working.
  • Team player with hands-on mentality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

What we believe

  • Inclusion-We value diversity in people, ideas, and experiences.
  • Integrity- We believe in transparency, authenticity, and depend on each other to deliver what we promise.
  • Excellence- We contribute to our developments by seeking knowledge and sharing information.
  • Responsibility- We care about our local communities and the global environment.
  • Collaboration- We are one BorgWarner.


This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Visa Sponsorship

BorgWarner does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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Please note that BorgWarner and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers from third party recruiters or staffing agencies associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to BorgWarner will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have the authority to engage or authorize recruiting services, which must be agreed upon before the unsolicited resume or offer is received.

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