Quality Supervisor

Website Martinrea International

Quality Supervisor-B Job Highlights

Title Quality Supervisor-B
Type Full Time (night shift)
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance
Location Shelbyville, 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 seeking a Quality Supervisor who will oversee quality standards during the production process and ensure quality products are shipped to the customer.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a College Diploma
  • A combination of Grade 12 with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on Supervisory experience in a related field.

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Abide by all Company policies including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook
  • Assist in providing management reports and documentation of key measurable as required
  • Assist with the needs of the customer in internal functions in addressing quality system requirements
  • Assistant quality manager (by delegation/designation)
  • Conduct safety walks, and investigations and implement corrective actions
  • Contribute and assist in variability reduction, process improvement, and continuous improvement
  • Contribute and participate in the Customer’s and MHS’s Quality Management System and the Environmental Systems to meet customer and MHS requirements
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement initiatives on all aspects of the job and encourage all subordinates to do the same
  • Document control and records management
  • Ensure all assembly and press 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 Team Members 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
  • Follow company ethics and value policies
  • Follow the escalation process with regard to downtime and quality
  • Have an understanding of the current CBA
  • Maintain a system of communicating ongoing departmental performance to subordinates on a regular basis
  • Part of the team that documents all Customers’ open issues, performs root cause analysis, and assists and guides the plants toward an appropriate and sustainable action plan for resolution.
  • Participate in and coordinate team-oriented problem solving (corrective and preventive actions) applying LEAN methodology
  • Participate in standard work creation
  • Perform monthly Team Meetings
  • Responsible for ensuring all training within the department is completed in a timely manner, documented, and posted. Provide on-the-job retraining as required.
  • Supervise the shift weld testers and dock auditors
  • Support training of all personnel within the assembly & press department to meet the company’s target of quality
  • Update whiteboard areas, and required daily reports
  • Work with teams on CI activities, including 1×1 activities
  • Works closely with the Engineering team and MHS process owners to resolve any Customer-perceived issues regarding our product or program management


  • Ability to attain and maintain IATF: 16949 Level 5, Internal Auditor qualification
  • Ability to maintain all quality-related records in an organized and tidy manner, use sound judgment in dispersing confidential information related to employees’ data
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision or directions
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills
  • Continuous improvement skills (Kaizen, 5S)
  • Excellent English Communication Skills (oral and written)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Good working knowledge of assembly, stamping, and welding operations
  • Problem-solving, process, and quality improvement skills (LEAN, Six Sigma)
  • Proficient in the use of measuring equipment (i.e. Vernier caliper, micrometer, height gauge, profile projector)
  • Safety trained in OSHA and ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Management Systems Requirements
  • Proficient in the use of software: MS Windows, MS Office, SharePoint
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to interact with the Customer Quality and MHA Quality Management Teams in a professional manner

Physical Demands

  • Ability to regularly lift or move up to 35 lbs. and occasionally 60 to 100 lbs. with assistance
  • Ability to see small writing up close
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Frequent crouching, stooping, kneeling
  • Frequent standing and walking throughout the facility


  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company
  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies, and procedures


  • The offers include Medical, Dental, Vision, and Vacation

Employer’s Statement

Martinrea International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit martinrea.prevueaps.com.

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