Log Assembly Zone 1 2nd Shift Supervisor (8135)

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37146

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 Team Leaders and Production Team Members in an automotive manufacturing environment to meet and exceed company goals and objectives. Responsible for the production output, quality, and process costs of assigned areas. 

2nd shift schedule


  • Supervise the production process to ensure processes meet safety standards, quality standards, environmental, and OSHA regulations
  • Responsible for managing departmental assets.
  • Create a continuous improvement environment to develop best in class production system
  • Motivate team members and develop teamwork
  • Coordinate activities with the maintenance team to minimize production delays due to equipment issues
  • Allocate and manage staff and production resources
  • Monitor safety, quality, cost, and productivity, with improvement activities for assigned areas of production
  • Collaborate with other production departments, quality, production control, and engineering to provide best in class product quality
  • Guide, evaluate and support employees
  • Optimize production, production quality and the cost situation by recognizing the potential for rationalization as well as by improving workplace design and safety
  • Recognize and rectifying bottleneck situations
  • Instruct the team in what the company's objectives are
  • Provide instruction and guidance about required techniques and regulations
  • Control the deployment of personnel in unusual production situations
  • Record absence and presence of employees and teams
  • Cooperate with Health & Safety and audit teams
  • 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



  • For Internal Candidates/current employees: Must complete VW requirements to be a Supervisor  (possess Leadership License through completion of SBQ training and passing the ACS)
  • For External Candidates/not current employees:  5+ years manufacturing experience, with experience as a Production Supervisor. Online supervisor assessment with passing score required during interview process.


  • Associates Degree in a related field
  • Automotive Experience

Scope and Magnitude

Span of control: 10+

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: Nashville

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