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Team Lead 3rd shift-South Milwaukee

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Power Systems, Electrical Sector – Americas, has one opening for a Team Lead on 3rd shift in our Vacuum Shop. The overall function of this position is to perform, lead and coordinate production work on the shop floor.   This is to be accomplished by modeling the desired performance behaviors and leading by example.  Principle responsibilities are as noted with * below.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and Critical Outputs:
•Assist department supervisor in maintaining workflow, assigning work, and instructing employees.
•Ensure all employees working in the area are fully trained for the task(s) assigned.  This training includes Safety,  PPE,  Production and Process awareness.  Where training deficiencies are discovered coordinate with the Dept Supervisor to provide necessary training.   
•Effectively communicate and implement department objectives, priorities and standards to hourly workforce.
•Conduct Tier Meetings at the start of every shift, emphasizing any special concerns regarding lean matrixes of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost or Inventory.
•Field questions from the hourly workforce and redirect resources at required to meet changing needs or conditions.
•Coordinate area work activities with and keep the supervisor informed in all matters.
•Keep the supervisor fully informed of any issue(s) that poses a risk to executing department tactical performance company goals. 
•Perform a variety of assignments requiring diversified skills on short run and developmental projects.
•Assist in set-up, adjustment, and operation of all departmental equipment. This includes operation of electropolishing, silver plating, hydraulic presses, spot welders, and braze furnace equipment, and other operations performed as a vacuum operator.
•Use a variety of measuring equipment for inspections.
•Check material availability and expediting shortages with production control, as well as other functions related to the MRP system.
•Post reports on aspects of SDQC and Takt Time as directed by the supervisor.
•Perform work from specifications, and/or communicated instructions and report and assist with making any corrections.
•Follow established working procedures.
•Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.
•Keep work area clean and orderly.


•Read and use drawings, routings, blue prints, specifications, and other shop documents  affecting this position.
•Use and operate tools and equipment consistent with this job.
•Knowledgeable on operational practices, design, and functions.
•Must be capable of using (or learning) SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel and e-mail.
 •Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
•No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) of the work location will be considered.
•Must have a high school diploma or GED
•Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience.
  • 1 year of experience in a leadership role.
  • Knowledge or exposure to proper Chemical handling

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability Division

Job Level: Entry Level
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

Requisition ID: 044878