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Production Supervisor (3rd Shift)

Middlesex, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid Conveyance Division is seeking a Production Supervisor for 3rd Shift. The Production Supervisor will be based at our Middlesex, NC facility.
Position Overview:
This individual would be responsible for ensuring overall responsibility for leading 3rd Shift Production Team in achieving quality, cost, delivery and employee safety goals. Active participation in MESH to support a Zero Incident Culture. Plan and monitor key metrics to ensure quality, cost, delivery and safety requirements are met. Ensure required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to meet customer, manufacturing system and financial reporting requirements. Coordinate manufacturing schedules and priorities within the production plan to satisfy customer requirements. Control in-process inventory to achieve production requirements with minimum impact on inventory levels. Direct application of capital and people resources to maximize operating efficiency. Facilitate problem-solving and corrective action for production issues. Provide leadership to employees to ensure customer requirements are satisfied.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Confers with management personnel to adhere to production and quality control standards, budget and cost controls, and to obtain data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems.
  • Works with Engineering to develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.
  • Investigate and solve quality issues and/or serve as a point of contact through which quality issues can be solved.
  • Revises production schedules and priorities as result of equipment failure or operating problems.
  • Consults with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.
  • Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.
  • Establishes and plans manpower requirements to ensure on time delivery.
  • Promote a Zero Incident Safety Culture enforcing safety standards that  include housekeeping objectives, following all safety rules and procedures including PPE standards, addressing unsafe conditions and championing MESH element(s).
  • Champion continuous improvement efforts throughout the facility.
  • Lead in the coaching, counseling, and disciplinary activities surrounding one’s employees while simultaneously administering and maintaining Eaton corporation policies and plant policies.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of leadership experience in a Manufacturing or Operations environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must currently reside within a 50 mile radius from the Middlesex, NC facility to be considered.  


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 3 years of leadership experience in a Manufacturing or Operations environment.
  • Experience leading and implementing continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, strongly preferred.

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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: 051311