Eaton Careers

Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

Auburn, Indiana
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group is currently seeking an Production Supervisor for 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Auburn, IN facility.


The Production Supervisor is responsible for coordinating production activities and leading hourly union employees to meet customer requirements while providing a safe work environment.  This role also establishes and maintains a positive employee relations environment by adherence to Eaton’s Values, Ethics and Philosophies. This position clearly communicates expectations and consistently holds self and employees accountable for performance.


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 champion, coach recognize and motivate shop floor union employees to utilize Continuous Improvement tools to exceed safety, cost, productivity, quality, morale and delivery targets.
  • You will establish and maintain an environment conducive to continuous improvement manufacturing; recommend alternatives for improving production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.

  • You will support the manufacturing team in achieving production schedule goals and exceeding customer expectations.

  • You will drive activities to reduce past due, scrap, rework and overtime cost while meeting safety and quality objectives. You will conduct process checks within areas of responsibility and monitor performance to establish standard work formats and pacing boards.

  • You will maintain and consistently administer local policies to meet day to day operating requirements. Ensure that all regulatory standards and company policies are understood, supported and followed on the production floor.

  • You will promote positive employee relations to ensure success within the manufacturing environment while indenting and implementing improvement opportunities.

  • You will coordinate job training for manufacturing personnel.


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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing and/or operations environment (co-op/internship experience included).

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius from the Auburn, IN facility will be considered.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing techniques in a production environment.

  Position Success Criteria:

  • Experience using problem solving tools.
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of production planning techniques.

  • Experience in driving continuous improvement activities.

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 061917