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Production Supervisor

Jackson, Michigan
Manufacturing & Operations

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Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Fluid Electrical Distribution Division is seeking a Manufacturing Front Line Leader – Pre/Post Production to join our team. This position is based in Jackson, MI.
 
The manufacturing Front line Leader is responsible to lead operations for hourly employees in the Indirect Value Stream. These operations include functions such as packaging, inventory control, material flow, and coordination of material for the direct manufacturing process. This position is also responsible to drive continuous improvements in safety, quality, on-time delivery, productivity, and other cost measures through use of the Eaton Business System (EBS) tools.
 
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 guide a Safety Culture through using MESH tools, safety best practices, and empowering all employees to take responsibility for their own safety as well as others they work with.
  • You will manage proper inventory levels, transactional control, material flow, and packaging requirements and create process improvements for inventory management process, maintain inventory reports, analyze material movement improvements, and establish inventory locations and space utilization strategies. Responsible for 98% cycle count accuracy.
  • You will assist in expediting material, where required, to meet customer requirements also lead areas of responsibility in the use of EBS practices, including MESH, Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS), EQS, ProLaunch, and BOS/BSC, with focus on performance of the entire value stream. Keep focus on meeting customer needs, both internal and external (Customer Centric Focus / KBKC)
  • You will utilize the Tiered Meeting process to track and analyze key operational metrics and implement actions to improve operational performance and direct day-to-day activities, including manpower movement, job assignments, time/attendance/vacation data, etc.
  • You will guide teamwork through the Continuous Improvement Framework process and use of ELSS tools to continuously improve operational performance. Participate in other CI Teams as appropriate and collaborate with the other Manufacturing Supervisors to schedule overtime, and execute to labor plan.
  • You will coach employees one-on-one to address performance issues and drive operator accountability and also establish and maintain a positive, engaged employee team sentiment through application of Eaton’s Values, Ethics, and Philosophies and empowering employees to make decisions, innovate, and work in a continuous learning environment
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.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing or operations environment
  • 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.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 year of supervisory experience
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Application experience in Lean Concepts and APICS Certification
  • One (1) year working experience in a shipping, distribution, logistics or supply chain management.
  • Full knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic
  • Train and develop hourly team members, engage support team members in problem solving efforts
  • Clearly define and communicate expectations, providing positive reinforcement when met and providing coaching and counseling as necessary when not met
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned including periodic weekend supervision
 

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 FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 058579