Axalta Coating Systems

Off-Shift Warehouse First Line Supervisor

Job Locations US-MI-Mount Clemens
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/8/2022 5:00 PM)
Requisition ID
Functional Category
Manufacturing Operations

Primary Responsibilities

The First Line Supervisor is responsible for the execution of the daily site plans and goals to ensure objectives are met on time while following all site safety rules and philosophy. The first line supervisor will plan, direct, coordinate, and audit the day-to-day activities to ensure customer and business goals are met.


  • Effectively lead a team of warehouse employees with responsibility for all aspects of safety, product quality and operating efficiency.
  • Must be willing to work flexible work hours.
  • Establish clear performance expectations, monitor, and provide periodic feedback to promote growth.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively collaborate to build solid business relationships with other functional areas that best supports customer and business objectives.
  • Consistently demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, integrity, and relationship management skills.
  • Motivate, influence and positively affect / embrace / drive change.
  • Exercise good analysis, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Organize, prioritize and multi-task while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and Kaizen activities.
  • Responsible for the execution of production schedule/ priority list and the communication of status.
  • Lead daily line up meetings to share key information related to AOE/Performance Management Boards (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Cost, and People).
  • Identify and train employees where needed to support task.
  • Adheres to the Axalta Way behaviors.
  • Is responsible for coaching, counseling, career development and recognition of employees, as appropriate.
  • Monitors the performance of personnel and takes corrective action when necessary to maintain established company, site, or Axalta Way standards.
  • Ensures maintenance activities are supporting area objectives.


Minimum Requirements

  • High School or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) preferred 
  • Demonstrated leadership experience required
  • Five (5) years related operations/warehouse experience preferred
  • Experience with enterprise software applications and automated distribution systems.
  • Excellent computer application skills with working knowledge of MS office (Excel, Word and Power Point).


Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by investing in its innovative solutions. We engineer technologies that protect customer’s products - whether they are battling heat, light, corrosion, abrasion, moisture, or chemicals – and add dimension and beauty with colorful finishes. We have a vast and ever-evolving portfolio of brands primed to play an important part in everything from modernizing infrastructure around the world to enabling the next generation of electric and autonomous vehicles.  


Axalta operates its business in two segments: Performance Coatings and Mobility Coatings, which serve four end markets, including Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. Our diverse global footprint allows us to deliver solutions to over 140+ countries and coat 30 million vehicles per year. We’ve recently set an exciting 2040 carbon neutrality goal, in addition to 10 other sustainability goals, and we take pride in working with our customers to optimize their businesses and achieve their goals. 


One shift is 2-10pm and the other can be 10-6 am.


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