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Production Supervisor 1st Shift

Syracuse, New York
Manufacturing & Operations

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Job Description

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division is seeking a Production Supervisor for 1st Shift. The Production Supervisor will be based at our Syracuse, NY facility.
 
As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways.  Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction and solar solutions.
 
Position Overview:
The Production Supervisor will provide leadership and direction for a work group within the plant.  He/she will  be responsible for performance with respect to safety & the environment, quality, on time delivery, cost for his/her respective area. You will be the first-line contact between production employees and the management staff and will be expected to represent the company when interacting with production employees on the shop floor. 
 
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Conduct Daily Team stand-up meeting with all department personnel in area of responsibility focusing on safety, quality, delivery, cost/productivity, and inventory.
  • Utilize lean six sigma methodologies to reduce operational costs, inventory and lead-times as well as ensure alignment with long-term manufacturing strategies.
  • Develop and establish manufacturing priorities based on the production schedule and monitor employee work requirements in order to meet customer deadlines.
  • Utilize lean six sigma methodologies to reduce operational costs, inventories and lead times as well as ensuring alignment with long term manufacturing strategies.
  • Enforce and implement safety policies and programs, meet operating budgets, complete continuous improvement plans, and coach employees on behavior/performance issues and initiate disciplinary actions if required.
  • Monitor control plans, troubleshoot workmanship problems and supervise production activities to ensure manufactured products meet or exceed established quality requirements.
  • Create the basis for continuous improvement and employee empowerment by ensuring that standardize work processes are followed and countermeasures are implemented where necessary.
  • Ensure that assigned personnel have appropriate training, work instruction and tools to successfully perform job.
  • Additional related duties as required.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • 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 Syracuse, NY facility to be considered.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Continuous improvement experience.
  • Experience working in a unionized setting.
  • SAP business system experience.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

 

Position Criteria: 

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to handle multiple and conflicting priorities.
  • Foundational knowledge of lean principles and manufacturing processes.

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: 050619