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Press Shop Supervisor in Chattanooga, tn at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Operations Supervisor of daily Press and Assembly department activities, including manpower allocation and scheduling of production.  Assist Operations Manager in ensuring all targets related to Safety, Quality and Productivity are met or exceeded.  


    1. Monitors and reports daily production activities

    2. Identifies, develops, and implements strategies to attain production targets

    3. Leads daily production meetings to communicate production goals and provide feedback on overall team performance

    4. Evaluates employee areas of improvement and implements strategies relating to employee development

    5. Provides overall employee/team development strategies through training, coaching, counseling, and performance measurement

    6. Other related activities as related to the scope of the position

    Develops work instructions, trains employees on processes, and supervises daily operations


  1. Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline or extensive supervisory experience in an automotive environment preferred.

  2. 5 – 15 years experience in team-oriented manufacturing environment preferred.

  3. Strong experience with measurables in regards to SQCDM and SPC preferred.

  4. Willingness to work a second or third shift assignment

Supports and contributes to the Annual Operating Plan regarding performance and cost expectations.

Job Requirements


  1. Supervisor or Management experience is a MUST
  2. Press Tooling background would be desirable
  3. Computer literate.
  4. High school diploma or equivalent. 


  1. At least 5 years’ experience within the Automotive Industry showing a steady career progression.
  2. A Minimum of 3 years in a managerial position
  3. A good understanding of  “ Lean Manufacturing' concepts

Ability to work under pressure and meet stringent timelines.