Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Aguascalientes, Mexico facility.

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for managing labor/capacity to safely & efficiently develop and execute Maintenance Plans for all production equipment/facilities and lead key maintenance processes/initiatives and people to ensure that Production, Customer Service, and Continuous Improvement objectives are met, in accordance with safety, quality, and customer requirements. In this role, you will provide coaching, development, and direction to your team, while driving accountability in the business, ultimately supporting the organization in achieving its business level and strategic goals. You must be a natural leader, motivator, hands-on problem solver, and effective mentor.

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Develops and implements comprehensive maintenance plans to minimize downtime.

  • Develop predictive maintenance plans and deploy on all equipment and facilities.

  • Supervise shop floor employees to ensure maintenance work orders receive correct priorities, to maximize service levels.

  • Assist & develop cost improvement teams and drive team participation in ‘Find It/Fix It’ and other CI programs.

  • Work with the Manufacturing and Production Departments to develop, schedule and plan capacity (including attendance, vacation, and overtime management) to ensure safe, cost-effective, & efficient execution of master facilities Maintenance Plan.

  • Define key spare parts and quantities needs based on equipment type and conditions.

  • Help identify best suppliers for components and ensure high quality of supply.

  • Define and setup maintenance areas in plant – including equipment needs, tools, fixtures, and storage methods.

  • Lead the development of maintenance skill set needs considering short term and long-term site objectives.

  • Adhere to ISO 14001 policies and procedures, and you will ensure compliance within your respective department(s).

  • Have familiarity with the Emergency Response Plan.

  • Participate in workplace inspections conducted by the JHSC as defined in company procedure.

  • Implement Lean manufacturing at a departmental level through the use of lean tools and philosophies.

  • Manage capital and expense spending maintenance area.  Ensure that all spending is in line both from a cost and timing perspective.

  • Develop and deploy the TPM Strategy
  • Assure environmental, health and safety requirements and regulations are satisfied when all maintenance projects are implemented.

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



Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years of engineering and/or maintenance experience in manufacturing or operations environment
  • Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in manufacturing or operations environment
  • Good team facilitation skills and ability to work with internal resources, internal customers, external suppliers, and external customers

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish and English)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited institution
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational, conflict resolution, & problem-solving skills
  • Lean Tools experience/ Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification
  • Oracle Knowledge
  • Manufacturing Process Knowledge of:
    • Forging, Machining, Grinding, Heat Treat
    • Plating, Welding, Inspection equipment

      Additional Information:

      Travel may be required (10-40%) – depending on project phase


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: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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