Manufacturing Supervisor


Liberty, NC

Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.

What you’ll be doing

  • Spend significant time on the production floor overseeing processes and developing team members' manufacturing capabilities and problem-solving methodologies.
  • Provide leadership coaching and mentorship to all team members with a strong focus on people development.
  • Establish and manage a visual floor management system.
  • Meet production KPIs, create and visualize production status, drive measurable and continual improvements.
  • Promote and exemplify a safety-first work culture.
  • Maintain a high standard of professionalism, integrity, and respect in all interactions. Uphold company values and ensure that all team members do the same.
  • Lead hiring and establishing the manufacturing team, including recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding.
  • Potential for travel to Japan to acquire first-hand knowledge, technical know-how, and manufacturing best practices for implementing battery manufacturing plans.
  • Ensure the manufacturing team gains and deploys this knowledge and has access to best practice resources.

What you bring

  • Manufacturing technical expertise: degree or equivalent work experience demonstrating knowledge of manufacturing technical fundamentals.
  • Experience in manufacturing or process industries, preferably with an engineering background.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analytics experience required.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience leading teams, coaching problem-solving, and driving continuous improvement.
  • Experience in production manpower planning aligned with running production processes (e.g., attendance, absenteeism, overtime management).
  • Comfort with shop floor operations, ability to assess situations, and deploy resources to solve problems and abnormalities.
  • Commitment to professional conduct, fostering a respectful and productive work environment.

Added bonus if you have

  • Experience with equipment reliability and new equipment technology related to start-ups, major model changes, or product launches.
  • Knowledge of battery, cell/module, or similar highly automated production environments.
  • Knowledge or experience with Lean Manufacturing principles (Shop Organization, Visualization, Problem Solving).

What we’ll bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Team Member Vehicle Purchase Discount
  • Toyota Team Member Lease Vehicle Program (if applicable)
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flexible work options based on business needs
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools and more
  • Tax Advantaged Accounts (Health Savings Account, Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA)
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

Belonging at Toyota

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members’ efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.

Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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