Assistant Manager Paint Production 2nd/3rd Shift

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37416

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it’s an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it’s a Volkswagen thing.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.


Lead teams of production supervisors in an automotive manufacturing environment to meet and exceed company goals and objectives.  Responsible for the production processes and process costs of assigned areas


  • Oversee internal and external compliance-related activities in Paint Production by ensuring processes meet safety standards, quality standards, environmental, and OSHA regulations.
  • Manage the production process to ensure processes meet safety standards, quality standards, environmental, and OSHA regulations
  • Create a continuous improvement environment to develop best in class production system
  • Coordinate production trials for model changes
  • Motivate team members and develop teamwork
  • Coordinate activities with the maintenance team to minimize production delays due to equipment issues
  • Meet KPIs(Key Performance Indicators) and analyze data to monitor performance and plan improvements
  • Allocate and manage staff and production resources
  • Monitor safety, quality, cost, and productivity, with improvement activities for assigned areas of production
  • Assist with the development and management of the annual administrative, operational, and capital budgets
  • Provide direction and assistance to analyze production issues, propose countermeasures, and resolve issues
  • Collaborate with other production departments, quality, production control, and engineering to provide best in class product quality
  • Identify training opportunities and implement training plans to improve overall organizational capability
  • Assist with the development of policies and procedures
  • Complete annual performance reviews and create development plans for direct reports
  • Assist with CIP program



  • Completed VW requirements to be an Assistant Manager / have a valid VW Leadership License 
  • Maintenance Management, TPM Knowledge, Lean/Visual Systems, Cost Management, Negotiation Skills, Resource Management Skills, Microsoft Office



  • 2 or 4 year degree
  • Paint Shop Experience

Scope and Magnitude

Span of Control: 6 direct reports

This role description is a guideline and does not create contractual rights between the Company and any of its employees.  The Company does not enter into any type of employment contract, implied or written, with its employees regarding job security.

This Organization Participates in E-Verify. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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