Eaton Careers

Team Lead - Assembly 1st Shift

Roanoke, Virginia
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is seeking a Team Lead over Assembly on 1st Shift. This positon will be based at our Roanoke, VA facility.
This role requires working with a wide range of people in varying roles across the organization, including hourly associates, other support personnel within the facility and could include personnel at other facilities and outside suppliers. The position supports the daily operational activities of production work cells and ensures that the routine daily operations are productive and safe. It also includes assistance with maintaining a clean and healthy work environment consistent with established policies and procedures. This position is responsible for monitoring one or various production lines and operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures, ensuring smooth production operation during the shift. 
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 be monitoring production boards/sheets hourly for variances to goal
  • You will correct any cause for variances to goal or escalating to supervisor
  • You will scrap or suspect materials, Equipment failure or downtime, Training or employee issues
  • You will ensure startups, shutdowns and changeovers are well planned and efficient
  • You will ensure that production cells have adequate labor to ensure that the schedule can be attained
  • You will ensure that rotation schedules are followed consistently
  • You will assist employees with general issues, such as BOM clarification, drawing interpretations, etc.
  • You will ensure that all operators are trained and qualified to perform their duties
  • You will ensure that plant policies and procedures are adhered to
  • You will have good housekeeping practices are in place and followed routinely
  • You will participate in and support continuous improvement efforts
  • You will exhibit exemplary leadership skills
  • You will be measured by daily schedule attainment percentages
  • You will be measured by positive feedback by team members 
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Completed associates degree from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship on an ongoing basis.
  • No relocation is provided for this opening, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Roanoke, VA facility will be considered.
  • A year of previous leadership experience
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's Degree in Business or Engineering field from an accredited institution
  • Previous SAP experience in inventory or production.
  • Previous leadership experience and proven ability to lead by example
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to think analytically
  • Strong communication skills, orally and written
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and other tools
  • Must have the desire and ability to work in a participative style in order to meet goals and objectives.

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
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 056948