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Maintenance Supervisor

Forest City, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton Corporation’s Hydraulics Group, has an opening for a Maintenance Supervisor. The position is located in Forest City, NC.
The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for safe and efficient plant operation through management of all aspects of a plant maintenance program and maintenance staff team.
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 establish, maintain, and continually develop a results oriented Maintenance Team through development of a measurement system to monitor key performance indicators with respect to machinery uptime, productivity, quality of work, etc. Identify performance and technical skill gaps to provide development of improvement in team.
  • You will establish, maintain, and audit a robust maintenance program to improve machine performance and increase uptime utilizing corrective, preventive, and predictive repair methods.
  • You will coordinate implementation design changes to improve employee safety, increase equipment life span, reduce operating cost, increase production efficiency, and/or improve product quality.
  • You will develop justification and project plans for tooling, machinery, or other Capital Projects. Identify and analyze potential suppliers of machine parts for cost reduction and improved quality of parts.
  • You will develop and maintain annual budgets and monthly forecasts for maintenance repairs and expenses with the overarching goal of reducing overall cost of machinery maintenance.
  • You will continually promote a safe work environment and ensure all regulatory standards and company policies are understood, supported, and followed in the maintenance area.
  • You will identify, lead, and/or participate in problem solving activities and teams to resolve significant or recurring equipment related failures. Participates with and provides support to various other cross-functional teams.
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
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Engineering Technology or Process Engineering or completion of degree by 2019
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in maintenance and facility management
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Minimum 1 year of Supervisory/Leadership Experience
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated Knowledge and Application of Lean Manufacturing Tools
  • Computer Proficiency Including MS Office Applications; MP2
  • Demonstration of Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills;
Position criteria:
  • Proven Problem Solving Abilities
  • Strong and Professional Interpersonal Skills
  • Demonstration of Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills;


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: Engineering

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 060782