• 28-Jun-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Royal Oak, MI, USA
  • Full Time




Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 6 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 4,000 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components, engineered plastics and linkage and suspension components for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR- Supervises and coordinates the activities of associates in a manufacturing and assembly environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Typical staff size is 15-30/1.


  • Employee Relations
  • Performance Measurement
  • Ensures effective employee relations; provides employee coaching and development; makes employment. decisions; resolves employee issues through problem resolution.
  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas; works to continuously improve in all areas.
  • Improves working conditions (safety, PPE, 5S, quality, LPA, productivity, and cost) and increases subordinates' skills and capabilities.
  • Manages departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to manager.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Validates production output during the course of assigned shift to meet standards. If production output is not met, status must be reported to management.
  • Evaluates equipment and determines appropriate action plans when standards are not met.
  • Communicate with previous shift supervisor(s) and succeeding shift supervisor(s) to identify follow up activities.
  • Provides leadership through a 30-day planning cycle.
  • Performs accident investigations.
  • Manages department priorities.
  • Maintains and approves associates time cards, tracks absenteeism, and time-keeping reports.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Follows all company polices.


  • Directly supervises 15-20 employees in the Manufacturing Department (Hourly employees within the department).
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interview, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resoling problems.


  • Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Planning: Ability to think ahead and plan over a 30-day time span and prepare action plans to achieve results.
  • Supervision, including employee hiring and retention, performance review and discipline.
  • Employee training and development.
  • Measurement of performance to goals and standards.
  • An ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, cost and employee relations.
  • Systems and continuous improvement orientation.
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail.
  • Problem analysis and resolution.
  • Inventory management.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong team player.


  • Quality management
  • Kaizen training and work environments
  • Safe work environments
  • Union environments
  • Computer literacy


  • Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


The work environment characteristics describes here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


EOE – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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