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Manufacturing Supervisor

Manufacturing Supervisor

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Job Locations 
US-MI-Battle Creek
Posted Date 
Flex-N-Gate Battle Creek LLC

More information about this job


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 Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for supervising operations to ensure production is operating in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.   This individual will be the driver behind product/ process safety, quality, delivery and morale.  


  • Communicates, trains, guides and coaches employees to achieve operational initiatives that optimize team efforts in the manufacturing of high quality products.  
  • Schedules and assigns personnel to work according to the demand of the manufacturing schedules.
  • Continually assesses the limitations of equipment capacity and materials supply to directly make adjustments to personal for optimization of manufacturing output.
  • Assesses each employee's abilities and skills to match with capabilities required for each area of the manufacturing floor.  
  • Continuously monitors and tracks output, manufacturing processes, labour efficiencies, direct operating expense and quality indicators for assigned cost centers.
  • Drives positive results in operational Key Process Indicators
  • Establishes and builds working relationships with other departmental 


  • Five years' experience in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management/ Technical Science or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication, presentation, organizational, problem solving, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Solid computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft office software suite
  • Ability to deliver business results both independently and through others
  • Availability to support/ operate on off shifts as required


• 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.