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Maintenance/Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

Horseheads, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Components Division is currently seeking a Maintenance/Production Supervisor for 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Horseheads, New York facility.
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 direct plant-wide maintenance activities including preventive and predictive maintenance in a productive and safe manner. Assure that safe work procedures are established and followed with maintenance and outside contractors. Ability and experience working in a fast pace, high volume, manufacturing facility is required.
  • You will lead several production departments in addition to maintenance, including machining and metallurgy. You will support problem solving, root cause analysis and creativity/innovation to improve key business drivers utilizing an Eaton Lean Six Sigma manufacturing approach.
  • You will coach and develop employees within the maintenance and production departments including conducting performance reviews and certifications as appropriate.  Motivate and recognize employees to help improve morale and exceed delivery targets.
  • You will assure effective maintenance practices and optimized uptime of all production and facility equipment while maintaining forecasted budget. Oversee the maintenance work/equipment records with input from Manufacturing and Engineering. Oversee and balance preventative maintenance schedules.
  • You will work in conjunction with manufacturing and engineers to provide project and daily support. Effectively manage scheduled and unscheduled resource demands to maximize plant/equipment uptime.
  • You will cross train  to understand the facility requirements for compressed air, in house electrical distribution, HVAC, re-circulating water, and building grounds maintenance. Support the maintenance system to meet the MESH, VPP, TS16949, EBE and other customer and Eaton requirements. Sets minimum work practices and training required by specialty area.
  • You will maintain good employee relations and adherence to the Union-Management Labor Contract, and take proper and judicious disciplinary measures when required. Fully engage workforce and drive change by empowering business partners with decision making and involvement.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 2 years of leadership experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of maintenance experience within a manufacturing or operations environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.  
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles from the Horseheads, NY facility to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing continuous improvement initiatives in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with capital equipment analysis, project cost analysis, and/or long-term maintenance analysis. 
  • Experience supervising maintenance personnel.
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification, strongly preferred.
  • Experience leading a union team.

 Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong technical aptitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change in a leadership position with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work with people; the understanding of a person’s strong/weak points is critical.

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 CPD PCD Power Components 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: 061204