Group Leader - SQA Manufacturing (2nd Shift)

Date: Jun 23, 2024

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Group Leader

Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA)


Company Overview: 

Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the sole Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot fully-integrated automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof. SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a pillar in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental stewardship being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of Duties:

  • Lead hourly associate and team leaders.
  • Train/Coach Team Leaders and hourly associates.
  • Manage Labor tracking, head count, Kronos, overtime equalization.
  • Oversee E Scrap Database
  • Interact with internal customers to understand, investigate, and feedback information.
  • Monitor, evaluate and coach associate activities such as line calls, Nexprise entry, scrap.
  • Conduct Daily start of shift meetings.
  • Complete daily shift report.
  • Maintain TPM Group Board
  • Audit TPM Team Board and 5S3d and coach as necessary.
  • Interact with suppliers, Contract Services, and other departments to conduct containment and problem investigation activities.
  • Develop, revise, and enforce standard work for SQA hourly Associates.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 years of leadership experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Experience in Manufacturing Quality
  • Strong mechanical/technical aptitude


Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Leadership Experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Supplier Quality, Manufacturing quality Automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Supervision or Technical field


Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette