Production Manager (BCU)


US Gestamp Mason, US, US Gestamp

Date:  Jun 12, 2024

Production Manager - Mason, MI

Responsible for managing and executing the daily operations of the Assembly and Laser Departments. Responsible for training, directing/mentoring hourly associates and related salary support staff.


•    Leads the development of work instructions, training on processes, and supervises daily operations.
•    Monitors and reports daily production activities with regards to SPC.
•    Identifies, develops, and implements strategies to attain production targets with respect to SQDCM.
•    Leads daily production meetings to communicate production goals and provide feedback on overall team performance.
•    Evaluates employee areas of improvement and implements strategies relating to employee development.
•    Provides overall employee/team development strategies through training, coaching, counseling, and performance measurement.
•    Responsible for the operation functions of the assembly/laser department.
•    Maintains and updates Business Operating System reporting requirements.
•    Leads and implements Kaizen events related to continuous improvement activities.
•    Performs other activities as related to the scope of the position.


•    BS in Operations Management, Engineering, or other closely related field; -or- 8 plus years’ experience in directly related operations is accepted in lieu of degree. 
•    5+ years’ experience in automotive industry.
•    5+ years’ experience in robotic welding and laser cutting preferred.
•    Experience in supervising other employees.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent organizational skills.


•    Familiarization with MRP and scheduling concepts, preferably SAP.
•    Exceptional computer skills, particularly with Excel, Production and Inventory Control Systems.


•    Good vision required.
•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear.
•    Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
•    While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
•    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
•    The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
•    The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
•    The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and seek to hire the best candidate regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

About us

We are a multi-technology company present in over 20 countries and our team of over 40,000 is made up of 90 different nationalities. They are the driving force of our company, which designs, develops and produces parts for over 900 models of the leading vehicle manufacturers, and enable us to be one of the top suppliers worldwide.

Do you have what it takes to build the future of mobility with us?

- You will be joining a leading international group in the automotive sector with a clear commitment to innovation, a trail-blazer in Industry 4.0 and engaged with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria.

- This is an opening to build a career in a global environment with many opportunities to grow both professionally and personally by participating and leading innovative and international projects.

- You will find a supportive and friendly environment where the emphasis is on team work, continuous improvement, trust, a dynamic spirit and thinking outside the box, and a passion for a job well done.

- You will be working with highly qualified professionals as Gestamp is committed to the ongoing training of our teams.

Join the Gestamp team!