Production Supervisor Paint Shop 2nd Shift

Be part of the change.

Nothing beats being part of positive change. We are on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations.

We are looking for a world-class leader to be a part of theNEWaddition to our Paint shop management in Volvo Cars Charleston.
Within the next year, Volvo will be producing the all-electric EX90, right here in Charleston. We needYOUto help us make this happen!

What’s in it for you?
The Production Supervisor is responsible for coaching and developing team leaders and team members in a manufacturing environment. This position is responsible for the assignment of prerequisites for their team to do their work and achieve targets by acting as a coach and an enabler. Position is for second shift but will start as first shift.

What you will do:

  • Ensure your team clearly understands the company direction and their roles in supporting this through effective usage of the Policy Deployment process (mission, vision, safety, strategy, targets)
  • Be responsible for developing and running the Performance Management System for your teams by demonstrating effective use of core competencies


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Must have proven Leadership experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Paint production process
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Availability to work any shift (weekends, holidays, and overtime)
  • The ability to read and interpret manufacturing specifications or work instructions

Basic Skills:

  • 5S ownership in area(s) of responsibility
  • Process set up and utilization using Visual Management
  • Demonstrating the required competencies to monitor, coach, and train Standardized Work
  • Understanding of Andon including its purpose and utilization
  • Problem Solving ability with improvement mindset and methods

Core Competencies:

  • Collaborates: Build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
  • Self-development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Builds Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
  • Drives engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
  • Ensures ownership: Hold self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Builds effective teams: Building strong-identify teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Managing conflict: Ability to mitigate conflict within or surrounding team
  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to address and solve a problem from start to end, think outside the box
  • Process Oriented: Focuses on the process and standardization to ensure the results are achieved
  • Communication Proficiency: Ability to communicate down, up, and lateral
  • Time Management: Ability to achieve tasks on time and escalate when necessary
  • Proactive Mindset: Plans for success, takes initiative

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission, to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable, and smart future.Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a completely new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales.
Today, we are expanding our global footprint in Europe, China, and the US, and we are on the lookout for new talent.We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavor and create safe, sustainable, and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

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