Manufacturing Team Supervisor

Job Description

Eaton Titchfield



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Manufacturing Team Supervisor



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Team Supervisor

This role is responsible for overseeing all activities associated with manufacturing and production of deliverable product to meet customer expectations within a defined production area.

The role will report to the Manufacturing Team Manager.  The post holder monitors and manages hourly personnel in the assignment of work responsibilities, development, and alignment of resources to load. 

The position drives continuous improvement in production, quality, and safety while utilizing the framework of the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF).


Your key deliverables:



  • Drive communication and performance though tier 1 meetings with immediate team & tier 2 meeting with other Production Supervisors & Managers.

  • Achieve key metrics including TRCR, Productive Utilization, On-Time Delivery, First Pass Yield and DPPM.

  • Champion implementation of MESH to achieve improvement in year over year safety performance measures.

  • Assure quality compliance of all team members and processes within your work group.

  • Review of order book, analyse and plan to meet forecast and SIOP demand.

  • Evaluate and manage manning levels, shift patterns and planning overtime.

  • Performance Management of all direct staff. Train and coach team members.

  • Succession planning within the team and cross training / up skilling of all team members.

  • Drive vision and strategy amongst team members

  • Lead by example – be a positive role model

  • Enable success and empowerment of employees by provision of resources, removal of barriers, driving decision making down through the team.

  • Managing attendance of team members and completion of Return to Work interviews.  Including planning and managing of holiday for team members to meet production demands.

  • Drive regular and effective flow of information across all team

  • Adherence to standard work

  • Drive continuous improvement throughout the team & demonstrate problem solving skills

  • Champion implementation of Lean activities to eliminate waste opportunities for key processes. 

  • Undertake 90-day kaizen plan work with the Production Manager with active participation of team members


Are you?


  • The successful candidate will be degree qualified or similar qualification

  • Candidates will be working within the aerospace industry for a minimum of three years

  • The successful candidate will have experience supervising or mentoring a team

  • Good understanding of Maintenance repair and overhaul expectations is required

  • Have high EASA Part 145 awareness and the key relationships and boundaries with Part 21

  • We are looking for a dynamic individual who is highly motivated

  • Ideally, we are looking for someone with LEAN experience

  • A clear communicator is required

  • We are looking for a candidate flexible in their working hours - happy to work in a pressured demanding environment


Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening



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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: No