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Final Assembly Supervisor

Vicksburg, Mississippi
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting division is currently seeking a Final Assembly Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Vicksburg, MS location.
The production supervisor reports directly to the Final Assembly Production Manager and the primary function of this position will be to lead cross-functional production teams to safely produce and ship production products, at minimum cost, in accordance with engineering design specifications, quality standards, customer service goals, and profitability. Ensure that production demands are met in the department and that operations personnel and coordinators understand their roles in the upkeep of order fulfillment.
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 promote a Zero Incident Safety Culture (ZISC) enforcing safety standards that include housekeeping objectives, following all safety rules and procedures including PPE standards and buddy checks, and addressing unsafe conditions
  • You will ensure hourly workforce meets production, quality, customer service, and attendance standards.
  • You will create written reports and documentation or uses PC's/CRT to retrieve and input various data including but not limited to, mechanical and electrical drawings and schematics, production information and schedules, attendance, payroll, inventory transactions, scrap reporting etc.
  • You will assist in determining staffing levels to meet production schedules within area of responsibility.
  • You will champion Continuous Improvement efforts throughout the facility
  • You will serve as a central point of contact for management in regards to production issues in one’s functional area.
  • You will lead in the coaching, counseling, and disciplinary activities surrounding one’s employees while simultaneously administering and maintaining Eaton Corporation policies and plant policies. 
  • You will ensure that employees know the importance of quality and enforce follow through. Work with quality control team to resolve issues and regularly review quality trends in the market.
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.

Eaton has announced its intent to spinoff its Lighting Business into publicly traded company (“SpinCo”).  This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 and this position is expected to remain with SpinCo.   The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  The Lighting Business is in the process of developing its total rewards philosophy, strategy and structure, including the design of its benefits and annual and long-term incentive plans that will take effect when SpinCo becomes a publicly traded company. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Lighting Business when SpinCo becomes an independent, publicly traded company, you will be eligible to participate in SpinCo’s compensation, health, welfare, and retirement benefit plans and programs and should have no expectations that SpinCo’s plans and programs will mirror or be substantially similar to Eaton’s.  


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution is required
  • Minimum three years of experience supporting Manufacturing, Operations or Technical processes is required
  • Minimum two years of leadership experience managing people or project teams is required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within 60 miles of Vicksburg, MS will be considered
Preferred Qualifications: (Not required to be qualified for the role)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Three years of leadership experience
  • SAP knowledge
  • Lean manufacturing / Operational Excellence skills in 5S+, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Visual Management, etc.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Demonstrated effective communication and leadership skills
  • Inventory Control and Process focused
  • Problem solving skills (e.g. 8-D or A3)
  • Intrinsically motivated, champion of change, visionary
  • Life-long learner; promotes a learning culture

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: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG LD Lighting 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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 060850