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Quality Supervisor

Auburn, Indiana


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Quality Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Auburn, IN location.


The Quality Supervisor is responsible for review of daily in process metrics such as SCRAP, PPMs and supplier defects in the Auburn operations and ensure appropriate actions are implemented to protect internal and external customers. This position will also support activities for the PPAP approval from the suppliers. The Quality Supervisor will also lead a team made up of Quality Technicians to ensure that the Auburn quality processes are executed effectively.


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 quality personnel and prioritize quality functions in regard to quality issues elimination from the systemic and non-systemic point of view and keeping production requirements as a part of the resolution.

  • You will review daily in-process metrics to determine team priorities.

  • You will develop and implement corrective actions using 8D, 5 Why, A3 and lean tools to support initiatives around the reduction of internal & customer PPM, rework, scrap and FPY.

  • You will direct cross-functional teams to eliminate roadblocks and communication barriers that may affect quality and customer requirements.

  • You will understand and adhere to a quality system in conjunction with divisional procedures to ensure compliance with IATF 16949, customer specific requirements, and all regulatory requirements.

  • You will interact with divisional resources on the problem solving projects for product quality improvements

  • You will support new product development from a Quality stand point.

  • You will motivate and coach employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results

  • You will ensure the standardized Vehicle Group processes for the supplier quality management system are established, implemented, measured, and maintained within the plant

  • You will utilize supplier WISPER system and provide Eaton Supplier Excellence Manual guidance within the plant

  • You will coordinate Supplier PPAP and part samples for dimensional review and assembly trials in Auburn and work with Pune PPAP team for overall PPAP approval and documentation.

  • You will manage notification (DMRs), responsiveness, containment, root cause determination, corrective action, and closure of supplier quality issues. Control scorecard (supplier DPPM) and lead the Cost of Poor Quality process

  • You will identify areas of improvements for suppliers and notify divisional SQEs

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

  • Minimum three (3) years of work experience in a quality, manufacturing or operations role

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working within the automotive/vehicle industry

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience utilizing blueprints and statistical techniques/tools (i.e. Pareto, Gage R&R, Minitab, MSA)

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited institution

  • CQE Certification
  • Experience in using quality tools/methodologies (PPAP, APQP, MSA, SPC, Auditing)

  • Experience managing problem solving tools (8D, A3, Fishbone analysis)

  • Green Belt Certification.
  • TS 16949 / IATF 16949 Knowledge & Experience

Position Success Criteria:

  • Experience using problem solving tools.
  • Experience 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: Quality

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: 068867