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Production Supervisor - PRE-formance 1st Shift

Washington, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is seeking a Production Supervisor for 1st Shift in our PRE-formance Department. The Production Supervisor will be based at our Washington, PA facility.
Position Overview:
The Production Supervisor directs, leads, and supervises all production processes and employee resources per established practices and policies within the PRE-formance™ department to ensure timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations.
Essential Responsibilities:  
  • Proactively implement, promote and maintain a safe working environment, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and Zero Incident culture enforcement.
  • Act as a business partner by planning, initiating, leading, measuring, monitoring and assessing continuous improvement programs and manufacturing process improvements by applying appropriate Eaton Business System (EBS) processes and problem solving tools such as Standard Work and 5S.
  • Engage workforce and promote personal accountability by identifying goals, empowering employees to drive decision making, foster innovation and continuously learn by providing ongoing feedback on employee performance with formal evaluation provided at least annually.
  • Actively participate in setting, communicating and achieving department goals and objectives and develops and maintains performance metrics as required to monitor results and uses those results as a tool to identify and initiate process improvements within own work area. 
  • Develop employees and contingent workers on the operation of equipment in the department, machine practices and inspection procedures.
  • Keep production costs to a minimum while producing quality products with minimal scrap.
  • Continually review and revise production procedures to improve department.
  • Create and maintain a safe working environment and implement good housekeeping standards for a clean department.
  • Coordinate and monitor production schedules to meet customer ship dates.
  • Assist in the recruitment, selection, promotion, motivating, and counseling of employees.
  • Work closely with internal and/or external suppliers/customers to ensure acceptable quality and delivery performance.
  • Maintain effective communication with other supervisors to ensure efficient and flexible operations.
  • Monitor quality of work-in-process and ensure adherence to Eaton’s Quality Policy and procedures.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience in a manufacturing and/or operations environment.
  • Minimum 1 year of leadership experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the Washington, PA facility to be considered.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Experience working in a union environment.


Position Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate positive and constructive feedback to employees, peers, and management.
  • Technical knowledge in the area of electrical assembly.
  • Knowledge of EEO, OSHA, and other Federal and State laws.
  • Understanding of production scheduling and product flow.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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: 048342