Production Team Leader

DENSO is currently looking for Production Team Leaders! The successful individual will provide leadership and technical guidance to their team to meet established goals for safety, quality, productivity and customer satisfaction.

Position Overview:
  • Demonstrates strong leadership abilities through motivating others to reach goals and continuously improve
  • Prioritize and assign tasks, establish procedures, provide instruction
  • Evaluate and review tasks with team members upon completion
  • Perform daily assessments of work area to ensure safety, quality, and productivity goals are achieved
  • Evaluate various quality and safety matters resulting from daily production activity. Advise and assist on development countermeasures
  • Prepare reports as necessary and promote ideas for improvement
  • Maintain good 5S of the workplace and ensure appropriate safety conditions are met
  • Train and mentor other associates on DENSO's processes and policies
  • Work as a cross-functional member on projects
  • Performs Human Resources activities including scheduling, tracking attendance, and counseling

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to work eitherevening or night shift
  • Knowledge of Production policies, procedures, and terms.
  • 2 plus years management experience
  • Excellent written and oral and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate office software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to coordinate and monitor a high level of activity under a variety of conditions
  • Ability to comprehend complex instructions and respond effectively
  • Perform basic arithmetic accurately and quickly
  • Must be able to work daily and weekend overtime as required
  • Ability to rapidly coordinate eyes, hands, and fingers and accurately handle precise movements.
  • Ability to coordinate the eyes and both hands and feet in response to visual stimuli.
  • Ability to work in a variety of adverse environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, noise, etc.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in business or related field
  • Leading teams in a manufacturing environment
  • Audit & Budgeting


DENSO is an advanced mobility supplier and global Fortune 500 company. Here, we innovate, create and make things to change how the world moves. We develop technology and components for major automakers worldwide, which you can find on nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today.

At our core, DENSO wants to make the world a better place. And, we have the ability to do so using our broad product portfolio, which spans mobility electronics, thermal systems, electrification systems, powertrain systems, sensors & semiconductors, and non-automotive businesses.

We’re far reaching: Globally headquartered in Japan, we have 170K+ employees across 221 facilities in 35 countries across the globe. Here in North America, our headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan. Last year, we had $47.6 billion in global consolidated revenue with North America contributing $10.9 billion.