Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics Power Motion Control division is currently seeking a Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Shawnee, OK facility.

Position Overview:

The Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift is responsible for leading, facilitating and coordinating the production activities and resources per established practices and/or policies within their job area to ensure the timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations while keeping safety first. This position establishes and maintains a positive employee relations environment by adherence to Eaton’s Values, Ethics, and Philosophies. Additionally, the Supervisor clearly communicates expectations and consistently holds self and employees accountable for performance.

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:
  • Leverage the Eaton Business Systems (EBS) values, tools and practices in order to drive performance excellence. In addition, you will partner with Operations Excellence (Lean, Quality, and Safety) to achieve continuous improvement results and foster a continuous improvement culture.

  • Review safety procedures and ensure safe working conditions to minimize employee risk to injury and drive a zero tolerance safety culture.

  • Facilitate assembly or component manufacture schedules on your shift by guiding a production team comprised of skilled Leads, Technicians, Machinists and Assemblers. Also, you will ensure accurate inventory levels and keep the transaction accuracy within compliance to accounting principles.

  • Coordinate Department staffing and overtime levels to achieve productivity and financial results.

  • Follow Supervisor’s Standard Work process and ensure all reports are following their Standardized Work processes.

  • Ensure a high level of morale through positive employee relations, and drive for a culture of continuous improvement. Establish/monitor goals, provide performance feedback, establish development plans and provide coaching to direct reports.

  • Ensure effective communication with other stakeholders and also cross functionally share resources to meet broader plant goals.


    Eaton has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Hydraulics Business to Danfoss A/S. This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2020 and this position is expected to remain with the Hydraulics Business and would transfer to Danfoss A/S. upon close.  The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Hydraulics Business when the transaction closes, Danfoss A/S will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Familiarity with machining and assembly equipment.

  • Lean/Six Sigma training or certifications

  • 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Project Management experience

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: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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