Maintenance Supervisor 2nd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor for 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Syracuse, New York facility.

Position Overview: 
The Maintenance Supervisor is accountable to organize, plan, oversee and coordinate the efforts of hourly employees engaged in a variety of factory maintenance activities in order to meet established maintenance schedules and to ensure the most effective utilization of personnel and equipment. The Maintenance Supervisor role is a critical position due to the diverse manufacturing processes and automation in our facility.
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.  

In this function you will: 
  • Plan jobs and coordinate efforts of employees to effectively meet maintenance schedules to produce desired results. Check condition of equipment and obtain needed repairs, requisition parts, materials and supplies, as necessary.
  • Enforce safety rules, maintain discipline and settle grievances within grievance procedure. Investigate cause of scrap, or maintenance delays attributable to machinery condition or faulty workmanship and take corrective action.
  • Maintain manufacturing systems and equipment in assigned area of responsibility at optimum operating level and at minimum cost.
  • Prepare cost estimates for labor and material on new equipment installations or rearrangement projects; normally works from blueprints, specifications and detailed job plan. Prepare material and installation specifications for contract maintenance work.
  • Devise an implement non-capital cost reduction projects to meet established goal level. Maintain a safe, clean and healthy work environment consistent with established policies and procedures.
  • Select and oversee training of employees of own group; assign work and appraise performance; take disciplinary action and recommend dismissal as necessary. Approves time cards and various operations forms, including job tickets and maintain records and prepare reports as required.
  • Participate in Safety, Continuous Improvement and Management Development programs. The incumbent in this position may supervise second and third shifts through other foreman, when required. Coordination with Engineering and other manufacturing departments or outside vendors. 

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing and/or operations environment.
  • Minimum 2 years of leadership/supervisory experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius from the Syracuse, NY facility to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience supervising skilled trades in a union shop environment.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Experience managing outside service contractors. 

Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and program programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
  • Proven safety track record with experience in developing and implementing safety programs.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make sound decisions.

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.


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 CHD EP Americas

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