Manufacturing Supervisor 3rd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel Motion Control Systems Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Supervisor for 3rd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, MS facility.

Position Overview:

This is a 3rd shift position which covers the working hours of 11:30p.m. – 7:00a.m.  Arrival prior to shift change for a hand over briefing is required.


The Jackson facility has approximately 550 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.
The Manufacturing Supervisor (Assembly Areas) manages and leads a team of hourly employees responsible for assembly and test of hydraulic pumps, motors, and motor pumps new and repaired.
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:
  • Provide strong leadership to meet or exceed daily and monthly production goals around Safety, Quality, On-Time Delivery and Productivity. Drive accountability by setting daily goals and reinforcing company’s policies and guidelines.
  • Champion the implementation of Lean activities and continuous improvement to eliminate waste opportunities of key processes and effective management of plant assets through leadership of maintenance and facilities resources.
  • Train and develop team members as well as providing oversight and coaching to other team members. Schedule production work order releases and work in progress to meet stated goals for capacity utilization, on time delivery, and cost.
  • Manage priorities on shared resources to achieve the business needs and prepare and deliver periodic reports to plant leadership for team performance. Support yearly business plan for the A&T and Repair Station departments. Be accountable for the utilization of manpower, materials and assembly and test equipment and relevant support equipment within assigned activities.
  • Work closely with appropriate functions to ensure smooth production of assembly and test as well as repair station operations.  Collaborate with Accounting, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance, and other plant groups, as necessary to obtain or provide assistance, coordinate efforts, expedite resolution of problem situations, etc.
  • Participate in the development and installation of plant policies, procedures and methods. Provide recommendations and information generated by current and anticipated business conditions and provide and maintain effective communication within the organization.
  • Maintain and administer Overtime boards to ensure accuracy and consistency and manage within the guidelines of all regulatory requirements (e.g. FAA regulations).

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:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a supervisor of people.
  • No relocation is offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of the Jackson, MS facility to be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation. 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • 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:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in the Aerospace Industry.
  • Experience working in Repair Station or Aerospace assembly environment.
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification.
  • A&P Certification.
  • Union Environment Experience.

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
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: Yes, 10 % of the Time