Assembly Group Leader

Website Martinrea International

Job Highlights

Title Assembly Group Leader
Type Full Time (C shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Hopkinsville, KY, United States
Company Martinrea International

Company Profile

Martinrea International is a diversified global automotive supplier, focused on accelerating innovation in metal forming, aluminum casting, fluid systems, and flexible assemblies to help automakers meet their lightweight requirements. At the same time, it improves a vehicle the overall strength, safety, and fuel efficiency.

Job Profile

The company is looking for an Assembly Group Leader to join its team.

Educational Level

  • College Diploma or Combination of Grade 12 with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience

Work Experience

  • Supervisory experience in a related field


  • Assist in providing management reports and documentation of key measurable as required
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement initiatives on all aspects of the job and encourage all subordinates to do the same
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure no unnecessary interruption of production requirements
  • Ensure all assembly personnel are following the Quality System and conform to quality standards
  • Ensure all first-off/last-off procedures are being followed at all times
  • Ensure good housekeeping for the department and that all areas responsible are tidy and organized at all times
  • Ensure LPA is performed as per schedule, follow up to close all outstanding issues within a reasonable time frame
  • Ensure subordinates follow Company policies on Health, Safety, and Environment and PPE requirements
  • Ensure that product identification, traceability, process control, and packaging instructions are being followed at all times
  • Maintain a system of communicating ongoing departmental performance to subordinates regularly
  • Oversee and maintain inventory levels of parts produced to meet scheduled targets
  • Provide regular constructive feedback and communication to subordinates formally and informally on company policies, work procedures, work standards, etc., and ensure adherence to all policies and procedures at all times
  • Responsible for ensuring all training within the department is completed on time, documented, and posted at each workstation. Provide on-the-job retraining as required.
  • Responsible for training all personnel within the assembly department to meet the company’s target on productivity and efficiency and manage within the scheduled financial budget
  • Supervise the shift Team Leaders, Assembly Operators, Welders, and Forklift Operators for the department
  • To make recommendations to the Assembly Manager on the confirmation or disposition of employees within the probationary period
  • To train, develop, mentor, direct, and discipline subordinates to ensure a productive, efficient, and competent workforce to meet scheduled requirements in a safe environment


  • Good working knowledge of assembly, stamping, and welding operations
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations

Critical Success Factors

  • Ability to maintain all production-related records in an organized and tidy manner, use sound judgment in dispersing
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision or directions
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be a team player and a team leader
  • confidential information related to employee’s data
  • co-workers placed in an unsafe condition
  • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out safely and efficiently and at no time is the employee or them
  • Excellent attendance
  • Excellent motivator and mentor
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Management Systems Requirements


  • 401K – match 50%
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Dental Health Insurance
  • Major Health Insurance Carrier
  • Short term Disability
  • Vision Insurance

Employer’s Statement

Martinrea International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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