Maintenance Group Leader

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Maintenance Group Leader to join our team. This position is based at our Long Branch, NJ 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: 
  • Develop work schedules, provides direction and oversees activities for facilities and maintenance staff

  • Maintain physical environment of facility and grounds including; electrical, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, etc.

  • Specify, and may procure, raw materials necessary for facilities and grounds maintenance   

  • Perform preventative and other maintenance services on production equipment and may train employees on correct and safe operation of equipment and machinery

  • Inspect facility and grounds to ensure safety standards and other appropriate working conditions are maintained, reports and/or corrects any unsafe work practices or conditions 

  • May be asked to assist with training of other employees 

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:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future  
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Long Branch, NJ will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation. 
  • Minimum five years of verifiable work experience in a maintenance/facilities role; military maintenance experience

  • Minimum of three years maintenance experience in either (electrical, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC)  

Position Criteria:

  • Basic math skills 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) 

  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions
  • Must be able to fabricate parts for machine repairs, continuous improvements

  • Familiar with shop machinery such as lathes, mills, drill presses, sanders and grinders

  • Must have an electrical aptitude / basic wiring
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make decisions

  • Basic carpentry, plumbing, construction, electrical, HVAC skills 

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: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

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