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Maintenance Supervisor

Auburn, Indiana
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Auburn, Indiana facility.
The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of Skilled Trade employees to meet safety, quality and production goals of the facility.  In this role, you will organize, plan and monitor the repair, replacement, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of production equipment, work with Skilled Trade employees and the Operations team on work assignments and priorities and identify, plan and execute individual and team training initiatives.
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 coach the maintenance team, and tool crib attendant, in maintaining and repair of various types of production equipment including, but not limited to assembly equipment, conveyance, fans, grinders, motors, pumps, cylinders and riveters.
  • You will support facility maintenance, upgrades, and projects including managing outside contractors, and quoting.
  • You will plan and direct scheduled or unplanned maintenance activities and establish maintenance priorities in keeping with effective operations and cost factors. Review and evaluate maintenance metrics and operational reports to determine causes of equipment failure and reliability.
  • You will consult with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products. Ensure the tool crib, including critical spares are managed efficiently.
  • You will establish and plan staffing requirements to ensure support of the operations. Initiate and maintain plant requirements to all mandatory environmental and safety regulations. Ensure compliance with safety and housekeeping practices, company policies and procedures.
  • You will actively participate in lean/5S/continuous improvement activities related to the facility as needed. Confer with operations to direct the inspection of machinery determining root causes of malfunction while performing diagnostic checks. Power user for Oracle work order system.
  • You will lead MESH (Safety) categories that correspond to maintenance and facility activities.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing OR operations environment.
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience supervising skilled trades in a union shop environment.
  • Experience managing outside service contractors.
  • Experience with Oracle.

Position Success Criteria:

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make sound decisions.
  • Lean/Six Sigma knowledge and understanding.

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: VEH NAT North America Truck

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 061308