Production Supervisor - Automobile Device Company

Location: Fukushima-ken
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥7000000.00 - ¥10000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Production Control/Production Planning, Order Management,
Contact: Miguel Anonas
Reference: JO-2209-474869


  • Applicants must have permission to work in Japan

  • Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

☑Foreign business ☑English language required ☑Japanese language required

Production Supervisor

[Company Description]
Global Automobile Device Company

Koriyama, Fukushima

The role of a Production Supervisor is to manage the production performance, personnel issues and the Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) standards of several Autonomous Production Groups(GAP). Ensuring permanent presence in the area, the supervisor has a close relationship with all operators under his/her responsibility. He/she is involved in daily management and in development of the team.

The main missions of the role are to:

  • Lead the Quality Cost & Delivery (QCD) performance for designated groups

  • Direct QCD initiatives: set targets, implement plans, track daily results, make appropriate adjustments in resource planning in order to attain desired results

  • Drive actions for improvement: communicate with the Plant Manager, Production Supervisors of other shifts, and support functions to ensure a transparent information flow, collaborate to define improvement areas and precise action plans.

  • Manage team performance: know team problems, define areas for performance improvements with team members, drive teamwork, lead problem solving groups, lead workshops on quality improvement methods (5S, TPM, 6M…).

  • Manage the personnel issues of the assigned team

  • Ensure daily team management: assure appropriate headcount, ensure the respect of standardized work methods, assure presence on the floor to answer questions or address problems

  • Develop the team: ensure proper staffing, integrate new team members, foster individual development plans, advise and arrange for appropriate training, assure punctual job evaluations, etc.

  • Ensure that working conditions are fully compliant with Group HSE standards: interfere in production line in case of safety risks and drive improvement of working conditions and ergonomics

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or Diploma with a specialization in Production

  • 1-3 years of production experience

  • Team Player

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Japanese fluent level to interact within plant & ability to communicate in English with Management team

7~10 million JPY
(Experiences and skills will be considered)

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays, New year's holiday, Annual Leave, and more.

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2209-474869
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Production,Management