Eaton Careers

Production Supervisor 1st Shift

Long Branch, New Jersey
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Life Safety Division is currently seeking a Production Supervisor for 1st Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Long Branch, New Jersey facility.
The Production Supervisor is responsible for providing direct supervision for production employees in assigned area, participating in employment and staffing, performance management, and also maintaining all departmental, work, vacation, overtime and related schedules. You will monitor departmental productivity to ensure that established quality and production levels are maintained or exceeded.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will maintain departmental personnel records and reports on productivity, quality, and attendance.
  • You will plan and prioritize production schedules based on customer delivery dates, efficiencies, and material supplies.
  • You will support the use of Eaton systems and tools to ensure appropriate execution within assigned areas.
  • You will engage direct reports in manufacturing LEAN initiatives including but not limited to Value Stream Mapping, operator standard work, 5S, pull systems, empowered work teams, and structured problem solving.
  • You will provide coaching, motivation, and counseling to employees to encourage optimum performance and continued skill development.
  • You will develop employees within areas of responsibility to work as a team to accomplish goals as set forth by the company and location.
  • You will implement and support behavioral based zero incident safety culture.
  • You will foster an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement.
  • You will communicate effectively with other departments to expedite the workflow and ensure the established quality expectations.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of management/supervisory experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, or operations environment is required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must currently reside within 50 miles from the Long Branch, NJ facility to be considered.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of management/supervisory experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, or operations environment is required.
  • Experience using SAP.
  • Experience implementing continuous improvement initiatives in a manufacturing environment.

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: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Job Level: Manager
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: 052509