• Production Group Leader 3rd Shift

    Posted: 10/28/2020

    Job Description

    MBL (USA) in Ottawa manufactures V-Belts, V-Ribbed belts and Timing Belts for both original equipment and service parts in the automotive and industrial markets. MBL (USA) supplies the North America Market and exports worldwide.

    The recipient of numerous quality and service awards from the world-class companies it supplies, MBL (USA) is world class in all areas - technology, equipment, automation, process control, quality control, and more.

    Mitsuboshi maintains the most strict quality standards with ISO 9001 or ISO/TS 16949 quality certifications as well as ISO 14000 environmental certification.

    Proudly made in Ottawa, Illinois!

    Job Summary

    • Train, develop and evaluate staff.
    • Clearly articulates the business direction to team members and ensures it is understood and embraced.
    • Support management in the development of planning, policies, programs, and objectives.
    • Fosters a team environment in which new knowledge and ideas drive growth.
    • Ensure all team members are actively pursuing completion of department development plan.
    • Provide effective feedback and coaching to team members.
    • Supervise daily activities in the department.
    • Schedule team members to meet the demands of the business.
    • Resolution of issues (service, quality, costs).
    • Manage and oversee administrative functions to ensure that all paperwork is processed efficiently and in a timely manner and meets all compliance requirements.
    • Assure safety related activities i.e. safety talks, through accident investigation, good housekeeping are maintained and followed continuously.


    • At least two (2) years’ supervisory experience in a related environment
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Must be able to work on 3rd shift
    • Prefer four (4) years industry experience
    • Exposure with a union environment
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and multitask
    • Must be good communicator


    Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matching, referral bonus, and more!