The PIC Group
  • Sterling Heights, MI, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Contract

Production Manager, Contract

Responsible for day-to-day supervision of Operations, including safety, quality, engagement and production output. Works with Value Stream Managers to ensure line-specific actions are sustained.

1.   Scope of Accountability

  • Leadership: Lead directly & indirectly across functions to achieve goals
  • People: Support VSMs in the development of off-shift VSLs, TLs and Team Members, ensure teams held accountable to the same expectation as delivered on day shift
  • Performance: Shift targets and performance (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost)

2.   Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, coach and hold line supervisors accountable to adhere to company processes
  • Ensure all new and "in-training" assembly operators follow the documented training plan, including 30, 60 and 90 day reviews.
  • Lead cross functional teamwork on the off-shift, escalating issues through all functions/levels of the business
  • Ensure team meetings take place at shift change
  • Adhere to change logs and change Management processes
  • Ensure all functions escalate in line with documented escalation procedure
  • Ensure shift report to the other VSMs and Ops Manager is completed daily
  • Ensure all processes and procedures within Company are followed correctly, and deviations/changes to the processes are documented and approved through the proper change management controls.
  1. Performance Targets
  • Safety: On time near miss reporting, containment and resolution of all EHS concerns
  • Quality: Maintain proper material storage, inventory accuracy and scrap/rework transactions. Drive NRFT improvements and scrap reduction in line with budget.
  • Delivery: Maintain inventory accuracy and finished goods bank through strict adherence to build plan. Manage changeovers and hourly targets in line with expected performance.
  • Productivity: Manage labor and overtime to achieve the build plan at the required productivity, including monitoring downtime and taking quick action to resolve
  • People: Support people plans for each Value Stream


  • Four year Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related field.
  • 10 years of high volume industrial manufacturing experience, preferably in a lean automotive environment

We offer an attractive compensation package. Please specify your salary/hourly expectations. Only qualified applicants will be selected. No phone calls please. Serious inquires may apply directly on our site:

Industry: Service Provider - 3rd Party Total Quality Solutions Provider including Inspection/Quality Engineering and Training to Automotive Manufacturers/General Manufacturers

Company Description:

For over 30 years, PIC has remained the leading provider of full-service quality solutions, servicing the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries throughout the United States, Canada and most recently, Mexico. As the only full-service quality solutions provider of its kind, PIC provides containment, inspection, quality engineering consultants, training, and supplier development services. Not only do our quality solutions help customers meet their immediate needs, but they help to rectify quality issues long term. With our extensive geographic footprint, we are the largest global provider of quality solutions with the ability to respond quickly and effortlessly, when and where our customers need us. 

Following a merger with TRIGO Group in November 2015, PIC has expanded its geographic footprint globally and created the largest and most comprehensive breadth of quality solutions available worldwide. Our team of over 8,000 professionals delivers Quality Assurance Services in over 20 countries. For more information, visit and

PIC, a TRIGO Company is committed to the core values of equal employment opportunity. We are committed to treating people fairly, and with respect and dignity. We offer employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance, free from discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, ethnic origin, color, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, and disability.

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