Eaton Careers

Team Leader (Seals) - 1st Shift

Beltsville, Maryland
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Team Leader (Seals) to join our team.  This position is based at our Beltsville, MD facility. 
The primary function is to perform duties in the areas of planning, controlling and motivating the efforts of Team Members to meet customer requirements/order rates, ensuring that the Lean production process is running as designed, and meeting Safety, Quality, and Delivery, Cost and Inventory goals. The Team Leader regularly uses a process to track and follow-up on assigned tasks. The Team Leader is responsible for directing team members and communicating with other team leads within and between shifts. This position works under the guidance of the Value Stream Manager and Front Line Leader, exercising initiative and independent judgment as needed.
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.
  • Provide technical assistant with: set-up of forming machines, program machines as necessary and drawing interpretation
  •  Execute assigned work orders
  • Training personnel; mentor team members on technical aspects of the job
  • Work with team to improve processes and resolve problems and also investigate production problems to determine cause and resolution
  • Manage daily and weekly production levels to support site forecasts
  • Communicate with Customer Service Department about product schedules and focus on key metrics such as; on-time delivery, through-put, scrap reduction and overtime
  • Maintain equipment and generate maintenance requests as needed
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:
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in manufacturing processes
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) of the Eaton Beltsville facility will be considered.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous leadership experience and knowledge of Pro-E and CAD.  
Position Success Criteria:
  • Basic knowledge of lean tools.
  • Ability and desire to learn and apply lean systems and tools.
  • Ability to read Engineering prints and interpret and carry out a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; compute percentages, area, circumference, and volume; draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Capability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists through communication and teamwork
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, tooling, fixtures and equipment, OSHA regulations, manufacturing methods, routings, and standards
  • You must be able to lift up to 35 pounds within any given day. The job could require standing on your feet anywhere from 8-10 hours a day. Will require focus evaluations from close proximity and frequent use of hand to eye coordination.
  • Proficiency in MRP Systems such as MfgPro, SAP, or Oracle.

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 069364