- Bachelor's degree
- High school diploma or GED
- Supervising experience
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
XALT Energy is a leading developer and manufacturer of prismatic, large-format lithium ion battery cells and associated modules & packs.
Utilizing its state-of-the-art production operations, proven technology and talented human capital, XALT Energy delivers practical, cost effective and well-engineered energy storage and usage solutions to its global customers in marine, commercial transportation, stationary power storage and defense industries.
Based in Midland, Michigan, XALT Energy continues to expand its knowledge and expertise to explore and evaluate next generation lithium ion battery technology and engineered solutions for current and future applications.
If you value creativity, entrepreneurship and operational excellence, we encourage you to consider XALT Energy as your career path.
Position Title: Production Supervisor
Reports To: Production Manager
Status: Regular Full-time; Rotating Shifts
Location: Midland, MI
The Production Supervisor will develop people and lead teams to meet customer needs and achieve business goals. The Supervisor acts as a resource to teams, helping them to build relationships, adopt methodologies, and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to accept greater levels of responsibility over time. The Production Supervisor has responsibility and accountability for the day-to-day, leadership and development of a variety of manufacturing, fabrication and assembly technicians on a shift, including:
Directing, guiding and coaching individuals and teams to clarify purpose, roles, boundaries, and
performance outcomes. Ensuring that an effective Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality culture is established, implementing processes and procedures to get the necessary resources in place to meet production requirements. Conducting performance management processes including goal setting, employee reviews, and communicating compensation information to drive shift and department performance.
Directly lead team of 10-45 Technicians (depending on the shift and business needs) to ensure production teams goals are met.
Build teamwork, embrace individuality for employees, and actively develop all team member’s skills
Directly communicate with team members to creatively resolve individual employee’s issues in a fair and equitable manner.
Ensure Technicians work safely and in compliance with all regulations, quality systems, policies and procedures.
Acts as a technical resource to Technicians to operate and adjust equipment, and to solve quality and production issues.
Perform shift leadership role for Emergency Response.
Ensure changes to work processes are effectively implemented (Management of Change).
Interface with computer systems to enter and retrieve data and analyze basic operational information.
Effectively communicate with employees to support company needs and to help others make good decisions.
Lead by example and promote technician behaviors that follow XALT Energy core values.
Previous supervisory experience in manufacturing (3-5 years)
Associates or Bachelors degrees preferred
Must have a high school diploma
Able to use computer based systems and interface with HMIs (Human-Machine Interface)
Able to work in a clean room & low humidity environment
Previous experience in collaborative work environments
Able to work shifts other than day shift
Strong leadership skills and work ethic, highly accountable, and able to achieve results
Committed to environmental, health, safety and quality requirements
Works collaboratively to achieve results
Develops trust and respect amongst team members
Can facilitate teams to solve problems and meet company objectives
Effectively communicates with team members, peers and leaders and sets clear expectations that are consistent and equitable.
Is able to effectively train and coach others in specific areas of expertise or competency
Is customer focused, striving to understand and meet customer’s needs
Is a lifelong learner, willing to expand personal knowledge and responsibilities
Capable of challenging behaviors that are contrary to XALT’s values and code of conduct
Exhibits a strong business sense and emphasizes practices that achieve the highest level of Safety, Quality and Profitability.
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this position. The above statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required. All staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities as needed.
XALT Energy offers competitive salary and benefits to include:
Choice of three health plans, vision, dental and life insurance; ancillary benefits; 401(k); company paid holidays and paid time off.
The salary range commensurate with education and experience.
Must successfully complete a background check, a drug screen and a physical.
EOE including Disabled and Vets / VEVRAA Federal Contractor