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Production Group Leader - 3rd shift

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: March 14th, 2023

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying components, systems and engineering services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. There is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • New Benefits & New Wage Structure
  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, eligibility effective Day 1 of employment)
  • Other benefits; Paid Time-off, Person Time Off, Profit Sharing, & Matching 401k plan & Company provided uniforms
  • Educational Tuition Assistance - Apprenticeship Program, Continuing Educational Opportunities
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new product launch
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers).

Position Overview:

Multimatic New Haven produces high-strength vehicle structures and assemblies using proprietary manufacturing processes.

Multimatic New Haven has an opening for Production Group Leader for 3rd shift.  They will be responsible for the overall safety, quality and efficient operation of the processes within their area of responsibility; have a working knowledge of all equipment within their assigned area, with the ability to train others on that equipment; act as a leader in their area to help develop operators' job knowledge; and use continuous improvement to reach established objectives.

Facility Address:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven
2808 Adams Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Coach, mentor and inspire associates to be the best version of themselves.
  • Ensure associates are made to feel VALUED!
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times
  • Understand and perform the supervisor’s responsibilities in their absence
  • Follow all established company policies and procedures
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of equipment in conjunction with other support personnel
  • Perform changeovers and set up with other support personnel
  • Assure all required PPEs are available and worn by all associates, and coordinate safety improvement projects as necessary
  • Determine tools needed for production associates to be successful and ensure they are available
  • Assure production boards in their assigned area are reviewed and initialed on an hourly basis
  • Responsible for daily 6-S audits in their assigned areas and for follow-up to resolve issues found during the audit
  • Utilize kanban and customer forecasts to perform daily production scheduling and assure schedule attainment
  • Lead and direct production associates in their assigned areas on a daily basis
  • Manage hold areas and assure timely disposition of product
  • Lead meetings with production associates to review objectives and how to make improvements in these areas
  • Review OEE information on a daily basis and assure data accuracy
  • Assure all new quality or process changes are communicated to production, and assure proper training is provided if needed
  • Assure all production associates are properly trained on the equipment they operate and there is documentation to validate the completion of training 
  • Provide thorough and clear communication to your supervisor, following shift and technical services regarding any problems concerning production
  • Complete shift notes on a daily basis for the work centers assigned to them 
  • Work overtime as needed (daily & weekends)


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Demonstrated basic mechanical aptitude (mechanical, hydraulics, electrical and pneumatics) - **PREFERRED 
  • 1-2 years' prior leadership role in a manufacturing environment and/or technical experience  
  • 1-3 years' automotive manufacturing experience 
  • Must be able to perform and understand all job functions of a production operator
  • Ability to effectively train others
  • Must have demonstrated "soft skills" 

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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