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Supervisor - Installation in Louisville, KY at Auto Truck Group

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

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Job Description


The Shop Supervisor will provide day-to-day direction to the department employees, analyze equipment and make suggestions for improved equipment performance, critiquing failures, and developing solutions.


  • Review production schedule, evaluate and prioritize work orders and assign to appropriate personnel ensuring customer satisfaction through continuous improvement of job hours.
  • Oversee the daily activities required to process the current jobs within established schedule.
  • Supervise, train, counsel and motivate department employees.
  • Participate in the recruiting, interviewing and disciplinary processes for department employees.
  • Investigate, recommend, and implement work processes in order to improve efficiency, quality and safety.
  • Analyze, resolve and assist employees in problem resolutions.
  • Communicate and provide feedback to management regarding activities, issues and / or problems on jobs.
  • Prepare production reports, efficiency reports and other requested reports and distribute to appropriate personnel.
  • Ensure all employees are trained and compliant with company policies and procedures.
  • Review, correct and submit hours worked records for payroll processing.
  • Promote a positive team environment.
  • Possess knowledge of assembly processes to limit scrap materials.
  • Possess an understanding and exercise extreme care during the operation and movement of large parts while using the company lifting systems.
  • Inform and communicate suggestions and errors to relevant departments for continuous improvement of the production processes.
  • Understand the value that quality plays in the overall success of the company, help in increasing the quality of our products for the appearance and safety for our customers.
  • Ability to think on your own and request assistance when needed.
  • Must comply with the company’s safety policies and clean initiative standards.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with applicable Federal and State laws.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.


  • Possess excellent leadership skills with the ability to guide and teach employees.
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement / Six Sigma initiatives and practices.
  • Experience with implementation and sustainment of Lean & 5S initiatives.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be reliable and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to be organized with the power to plan effectively, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must possess a technical aptitude in working within an automotive / truck based industry.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).
  • Must pass a physical, drug test, and criminal background check prior to employment.
  • 3 – 5 years of work experience in automotive / truck based industry, with supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations or related field or equivalent work experience preferred.


  • Valid driver’s license.
  • ASE certification – E1, E2 and E3 certifications recommended.
  • AWS certification – recommend obtaining.


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Repetitive motions include typing / keying and using a computer keyboard and mouse.

  • Requires working on hard floor – standing, sitting, walking, laying, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and stooping.
  • Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds regularly.


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