Automotive Engineering

Posted 11 months ago

Job Summary

The Production Coordinator must maintain the department’s goals and objectives, and ensure that all points are being met, and if they aren’t, what can be changed to ensure they are met, as well as ensuring their department is following FMDS procedures. Team member will attend FMDS meetings, prepare for department briefings, and maintain Docova and manpower requirements. Schedule machine/part production, determine when parts need to be made and what machines need to be used. The team member will also encourage and help develop the department leadership, as well as dealing with all team member issues that may arise within the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safety; ensure safe environment for responsible departments by conducting audits
  • Follow up with leadership regarding accident and incident reports, investigating and ensuring countermeasures are put into place
  • Quality; responsible for following up with PFS items, reviewing previous quality issues, root cause analysis and countermeasures, 5P, support crisis situations, open VCRs (work to close and complete)
  • Productivity; maintain efficiency (root cause analysis, fix costs), monitors costs and make sure department is meeting the required key point indicators
  • Team member development; working with leadership to develop an expanded skill set, department training (level up), and completing team member audits
  • Leadership; guiding leaders, supporting team member meetings, and any related contingency planning activity
  • Team member concerns; follow up with issues, solve interpersonal conflict
  • Report out production; report out on the previous days safety, man power efficiency, scrap, quality, and cost in the daily production meetings, communicate with afternoon and midnight leadership to ensure previous night’s reports are correct
  • Administrative duties; meetings, time and attendance, lead recruiting/termination/promotion/discipline processes
  • Meetings; attend either scheduled or spontaneous meetings, morning production meeting, quality meetings, FMDS, Engineering and product launch meetings

Job Qualifications


  • Successful completion of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Completion of a 1-2 year Industrial Management certificate
  • Completion of Leadership/Management certificate
  • College diploma in Engineering/Manufacturing Technology would be an asset


  • 5 years of automotive manufacturing experience
  • 5 years of supervisory/management experience
  • General manufacturing experience (Lead time, material handling, scheduling)

Job Features

Job CategoryAutomotive Engineering

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