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Machine Shop Supervisor (3rd Shift)

Jackson, Mississippi
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Systems Division -Aerospace Group, has an opening for a Manufacturing Supervisor in the Machine Shop. This position is based in Jackson, MS.
This is a 3rd shift position which covers the working hours of 11:30p.m. – 7:00a.m.  Arrival prior to shift change for a hand over briefing is required.
The Jackson facility has approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets. 
The Manufacturing Supervisor (Machine Shop) manages and leads a team of hourly employees responsible for machining complex components for hydraulic pumps, motors, and motor pumps.
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 provide strong leadership to meet or exceed daily and monthly production goals around safety, Quality, On-Time Delivery and Productivity.
  • You will drive accountability by setting daily goals and reinforcing company’s policies and guidelines.
  • You will champion the implementation of Lean activities to eliminate waste opportunities of key processes and effective management of plant assets through leadership of maintenance and facilities resources.
  • You will train and develop team members as well as providing oversight and coaching to other team members
  • You will schedule production work order releases and work in progress to meet stated goals for capacity utilization, on time delivery, and cost.
  • You will manage priorities on shared resources to achieve the business needs and prepare and deliver periodic reports to plant leadership for team performance.
  • You will support yearly business plan for the Machine Shop departments.
  • You will be accountable for the utilization of manpower, materials and assembly and test equipment and relevant support equipment within assigned activities.
  • You will work closely with appropriate functions to ensure smooth production of Machine Shop operations.  Collaborate with Accounting, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance, and other plant groups, as necessary to obtain or provide assistance, coordinate efforts, expedite resolution of problem situations, etc.
  • You will participate in the development and installation of plant policies, procedures and methods. Provide recommendations and information generated by current and anticipated business conditions and provide and maintain effective communication within the organization
  • You will maintain and administer Overtime boards to ensure accuracy and consistency and manage within the guidelines of all regulatory requirements ( e.g. FAA regulations).
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Engineering or Business or Machining from an accredited institution.
  • 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 1 year of experience as a supervisor of people.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International
  • Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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
  • (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates residing within a 50 mile
  • radius of Jackson, MS will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in the Aerospace Industry
  • Experience working in a Machine Shop Operations Environment( Machining)
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution

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 FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: 056702