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Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

Vicksburg, Mississippi
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division is currently seeking a Production Supervisor for 2nd Shift to join our team.  This position is based at our Vicksburg, Mississippi facility.
The Production Supervisor is responsible for the overall shift supervision of a fully integrated Fabrication department including various CNC type machines, Power Presses, automatic machine processes, and welding. This individual will support the manufacturing Fabrication department team in achieving production schedule, product quality, product cost, and employee safety goals. This role will also coordinate with all functional and service groups to meet customer requirements, and drives performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals. The individual will also be responsible for implementing Lean Manufacturing tools within the focused factory, while motivating the team to create high performance culture. 
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 conduct safety training, accident prevention, and product training and communication meetings with hourly personnel. Responsible for the departmental implementation of Company safety and health procedures, ensuring required reports including accident investigations are complete and that all department employees are properly trained in accordance with Company policy and standards.
  • You will ensure hourly personnel have received and maintain proper training to operate equipment/machinery and tools. Ensures hourly personnel are performing work per company safety and environmental guidelines and tools and equipment are in proper working condition. Enforces department and company policies, rules and procedures.
  • You will ensure hourly workforce meets production, quality, customer service, and attendance standards. Creates 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. Meets established department/company goals, safety, quality productivity, and cost/scrap reduction.
  • You will maintain records pertaining to their area of responsibility. Mediates employees' differences and resolves employees' grievances at the appropriate level. Coordinates all activities with lead supervisor and department manager.
  • You will participate in the pursuit and achievement of all KPI goals/targets for the facility. Maintains a positive attitude and supports Eaton culture. Perform other related duties as assigned, including but not limited to Area Rotations, and attending Training Courses.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience in a fabrication environment.
  • Experience supervising in a union environment.
  • Experience working with SAP.

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 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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 065260