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Front Line Leader - Aerospace

Beltsville, Maryland
Manufacturing & Operations

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Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid Electrical Distribution Division is seeking a Front Line Leader – Aerospace. The Front Line Leader will be based at our Beltsville, MD facility.
 
Position Overview:
Responsible for 25-30+ employees within a department and the contribution and performance of the department. The supervisor drives the processes in department through the Eaton Business systems. Assist plant Manager/Production Manager in the development of processes to achieve a zero incident culture, maximize output, maintain machinery, and reduce overall costs and through these improvements exceed the customers’ expectations and on time delivery. Making sure that the organization decisions making is based on a process oriented culture – to ensure the linkage from strategy to actions.
 
Essential Responsibilities:  
  • 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 around you.
  • 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 / KBKC)
  • 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.
  • Lead cross-functional Continuous Improvement Teams for areas of responsibility, championing teamwork through the Continuous Improvement Framework process and use of ELSS tools to continuously improve operational performance. Participate in other CI Teams as appropriate.
  • Manager priority on shared functional resources to achieve business needs
  • Forecast labor hours, schedule overtime, and execute to labor plan
  • Prepare reports and present CI Team data and activities to Beltsville Plant Leadership Team
  • Establish and maintain a positive, engaged employee team sentiment through application of Eaton’s Leadership Attributes & Aspirational Goals. Empowering employees to make decisions, innovate, and work in a continuous learning environment. Ensure work is exciting, meaningful and engaging for your team.
  • Coordinate training and development for hourly team members, as well as providing coaching and oversight to dotted-line functional 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

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Operations/Manufacturing.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in United States without company sponsorship.
  • All positions require use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in arms regulations. 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, Political Asylee, or Refugee.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 2 years of manager of people experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Operations/Manufacturing in Aerospace.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

 

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to work occasional weekends.
  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing processes (safety, environmental, assembly, gauging, AS9100).
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and influence management skills.
  • Must be able to establish priorities and balance multiple objectives.
  • Computer Skills: demonstrated proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, familiarity with MRP systems.

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 046738