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Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

Cleveland, Tennessee
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s  Electrical Sector is seeking a Production Supervisor for 2nd Shift. The Production Supervisor will be based at our Cleveland, TN facility.
Position Overview:
The Production Supervisor will supervise the fabrication and/or assembly of product in an efficient manner through utilization of available resources. The Production Supervisor will help their department achieve high customer service levels.

Essential Responsibilities: 
  • Assist the Manufacturing Manager in planning and maintaining the appropriate workforce to meet our production
  • Plan, organize and direct the work assignments for assigned production members.
    Maintain a high level of morale through positive employee relations and leading by example.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly workplace that also meets all State and Federal regulations.
  • Ensure employees receive effective and timely training in safe work practices.
  • Enforce health and safety rules and procedures.
  • Perform job task observations to detect and correct unsafe acts.
  • Provide documentation of all disciplinary actions taken against employees who violate health and safety rules.
  • Facilitate employee involvement in development, implementation and updating of health and safety plans and procedures.
  • Perform timely investigation of accidents, identification of root cause and rapid correction of contributing factors. Communicate commitment to health and safety.
  • Demonstrate commitment to health and safety by making safety a priority in daily site operations; participating in site health and safety activities; participating in health and safety training; ensuring that adequate resources are provided.
  • Possess a working knowledge of relevant MESH and quality procedures and work instructions.
  • Monitor, train, evaluate and maintain an acceptable level of performance for all employees while maintaining the highest level of product quality and customer service.
  • Assist in setting goals and objectives for employees and conducting mid-year and end of year performance reviews.
  • Maintain close working relationships with support departments to insure effective solutions to process or product problems.
  • Assist accounting in the preparation of departmental budgets and maintain the variable expenses within budgeted levels.
  • Develop and implement operational changes to support Eaton philosophy, ELSS, EQS and MESH in all production areas.
  • Work closely with other shift(s) to insure a smooth transition between shifts.
  • Maintain accurate inventory levels and keep the transaction accuracy within compliance to accounting policy.
  • Take actions to identify and initiate improvements to processes to have a favorable impact on MESH, quality, customer satisfaction and cost metrics.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius of the Cleveland, TN facility to be considered.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from an accredited institution.
  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. 

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 045863