Textron Supervisor Technology Detroit in Detroit, Michigan

Supervisor Technology Detroit


We – more than 6,000 employees in 14 countries – are Kautex Textron. As one of the Top 100 global automotive suppliers, we develop innovative fuel tank systems for all of the world’s leading car manufacturers.

We are innovators: Our Selective Catalytic Reduction System segment offers industry leading technology to reduce emissions. We value the diversity of thought that drives innovation and engagement – and we take pride in watching our ideas become reality.

We place a strong focus on the development and promotion of all employees, which is an essential part of our growth strategy. Our recognition by “Deutscher Bildungspreis 2015” (German Education Award) underscores the excellent development and talent management at Kautex. Would you like to be part of our success story?

Responsibilities for the Supervisor position include, but are not limited to:

  • Foster the TPM standard in the Kautex plants regional

  • Execute trainings for Process Technicians

  • Share of best practice solutions

  • Supervise blow mold technicians (5)

  • Machine trouble shooting

  • Read blueprint/drawings

  • Robotics background desired

  • PLC capabilities

  • ReviewOEE data and key indicators for use of TPM standard

  • Workwith local Managers to ensure action plans and time lines are met, standard is kept and developed further

  • Manage all blow mold activities of the plant

  • Correlate OEE and TPM objectives

  • Distribute technology, TPM/maintenance knowledge and best practice

  • Develop and implement technical standards



  • Technical Engineer, High school degree Electrics/Mechanics or other similar suited degree

  • Experience in high-volume manufacturing (preferably automotive)

  • Manufacturing experience (international assignments or project work)

  • Coaching, mentoring and team-leading experience

  • Detailed knowledge about manufacturing equipment

  • General knowledge of legal requirements relative to all aspects of operating /maintenance,manufacturing equipment

  • MS Office (Excel, Word,PowerPoint, Outlook), CMMS and Minitab

  • English speaking and writing skills

  • Lean tools TPM, 6S, A3, PDCA

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Michigan-Detroit

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager with Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 262928