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Eaton Corporation Production Supervisor in Jackson, Michigan

Eaton’s Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, Michigan facility.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible to lead operations for hourly employees and to drive continuous improvements in safety, quality, on-time delivery, productivity, and other cost measures through use of the Eaton Business System (EBS) tools. This position is primarily responsible for 3rd shift operations.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

  • Champion a Safety Culture through using MESH tools, safety best practices, and empowering all employees to take responsibility for their own safety as well as all of everyone they work with.

  • Lead areas of responsibility in the use of EBS practices, including MESH, ELSS, EQS, ProLaunch, and BOS/BSC, with focus on performance of the entire value stream. Keep focus on meeting customer needs, both internal and external (Customer Centric Focus).

  • Utilize the Tiered Meeting process to track and analyze key operational metrics and implement actions to improve operational performance. Direct day-to-day activities in production areas, including manpower movement, job assignments, time/attendance/vacation data, etc.

  • Championing teamwork through the Continuous Improvement Framework process and use of ELSS tools to continuously improve operational performance. Participate in other continuous improvement activities as appropriate.

  • Schedule overtime and execute to labor plan.

  • Coach employees one-on-one to address performance issues and drive operator accountability.

  • Establish and maintain a positive, engaged employee team sentiment through application of Eaton’s Values, Ethics, and Philosophies and empowering employees to make decisions, innovate, and work in a continuous learning environment.

  • Train and develop hourly team members. Clearly define and communicate expectations, providing positive reinforcement when met and providing coaching and counseling as necessary when not met.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned including periodic weekend supervision.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in operations and/or in a manufacturing environment

  • Able and willing to work 3rd shift

  • This role does not offer relocation, only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographic area (50 miles) of the posted location will be considered.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in operations or manufacturing

  • Experience managing shop floor associates in a union environment

  • Experience in interpreting contractual language of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA)

  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing processes (safety, environmental, assembly, gauging, AS9100)

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement

  • Computer Skills: demonstrated proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, familiarity with MRP systems

Position Criteria:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong leadership, coaching, and influence management skills

  • Ability to establish priorities and balance multiple objectives

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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