Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

Eaton Technologies Private Limited
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Eaton’s Power Systems division is currently seeking a Production Supervisor – 1st Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Waukesha, WI facility.
Position Overview:
The Production Supervisor – 1st Shift directs and trains a productive workforce to meet established production goals while maintaining schedules, safety objectives, quality objectives, and employee morale on assigned shift. Improves throughput velocity to achieve sales growth, on-time shipping, and WIP inventory targets. Helps achieve plant safety objectives to improve incident rate, OSHME score, and safety risk rating. Supports plant quality objectives related to improving scrap reduction, customer complaints, and manufacturing errors. Improves employee involvement and communications to achieve strategic operating objectives. Leads/participates on continuous improvement teams including lean/six sigma (MVP) projects or events.
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 role you will:
  • Staff, develop and maintain an effective workforce of production personnel to accomplish department goals. Responsible for employee selection, counseling, training and development and for managing the department through contemporary management to ensure continued non-union status. Establish personal and departmental performance goals and objectives.
  • Plan, direct, and control the work of assigned work centers to make maximum effective utilization of employees, equipment and material within budgetary requirements and cost/quality standards. This includes complete responsibility for the effective utilization of overtime and control of absenteeism.
  • Own the overall performance of assigned area. Facilitate smooth hand offs between all shifts, identify and facilitate continuous improvement activity, participate and lead initiatives to meet plant level goals, work with Shift Supervisors to set appropriate staffing levels and staffing alignment.
  • Maintain the quality as well as quantity of various manufactured parts so that they meet engineering specifications. Manage each work center to achieve the lowest level of scrap and rework possible.
  • Responsible for analyzing operating reports and taking necessary corrective action to effectively control all costs and expenses related to the department. Provide other budgetary information to supervisor as requested to meet plan budgeting requirements.
  • Responsible for effective implementation of modern manufacturing methods that will reduce costs and increase production while improving the quality of goods produced. Responsible for being knowledgeable of new technologies and applications of state-of-the-art manufacturing.
  • Identify specific training needs of assigned employees and work with HR to develop programs designed to address their needs. Where required, participate in these programs as a trainer.
  • Act as a strong advocate of Company Safety and Environmental initiatives and priorities.
  • Ensure that all SAP systems and functions are being maintained, supported and used.
  • Act as a strong advocate of Lean operating principles and database decision making such as Six Sigma and SPC.
  • Have departmental responsibility and provides departmental Leadership for assigned shift.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger. Qualifications
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates currently located within a 50-mile radius of Waukesha, WI, will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in shop operations such as machining, assembly, fabrication required as well as manufacturing systems such as Lean, Shop Floor Control, MRP, routings, BOMs, SPC, and ISO 9000

Position Criteria
  • Proven managerial skills
  • Working knowledge of employment law such as OSHA, FMLA, harassment, etc.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work alone, or in a team environment with limited supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to function in a multi-tasking capacity
  • Excellent computer and data analysis skills. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

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.

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.

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