• Manufacturing Operations Supervisor - Paint Operations

    Location US-OH-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Manufacturing Ops Supv
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Manufacturing Operations - MO
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

    Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


    We are currently seeking Supervisors to join our Paint department to support the manufacturing of Class 4-6 trucks for our new partnership with GM. 


    The Manufacturing Operations Supervisor - Paint will be responsible for ensuring that all employees are provided with a safe work environment and that all employees are working safely.   Primary duties include:

    • Supervising a represented workforce in a manufacturing facility
    • Interfacing with both internal and external customers to ensure achievement of safety, quality, delivery and cost objectives within the department
    • Responsible for the daily supervision of hourly employees, including, but not limited to effective management of attendance, discipline, training, and work performance
    • Responsible for enforcement of contractual language and obligations and working with local Union Representatives toward effective resolution and prevention of grievance issues

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations and may control capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and manpower requirements
    for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of production/manufacturing experience


    • Master’s degree and at least 1 year of production/manufacturing experience


    • At least 5 years of production/manufacturing experience

    Additional Requirements

    • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience in automotive or truck Paint applications, including e-coat, pre-treat/prime, top-coat applications, as well as paint repair
    • Demonstrated understanding in the compliance of Company Safety and Environmental policies
    • Experience in supervising employees in a represented manufacturing environment
    • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated leadership and self-motivation skills
    • Knowledge of the truck assembly process and lean manufacturing principles
    • Ability to use logic and methods to analyze problems and make effective decisions
    • Demonstrated knowledge of material processes and supplier interfaces



    • Composure
    • Directing Others

    • Written Communications
    • Conflict Management

    • Motivating Others
    • Priority Setting

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    Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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