Eaton’s Power Quality Division is currently seeking a
Production Supervisor - 1st Shift to join our team. This position
is based at our Worcester, MA facility. Relocation assistance is
available for this role!
This is an exciting and unique opportunity as the Worcester
plant recently became part of the Power Quality Division and the
Production Supervisor will have exposure to multiple business units
through acquisitions, change management activities, and a business
As a Production Supervisor, you will be an integral member of
the Worcester Operations Team, with responsibilities to plan,
coordinate, supervise and motivate the activities of all employees
of the assigned product line. In addition, you will utilize the
employees assigned to other product lines to meet or exceed our
safety, quality, delivery, cost and efficiency goals, while
assisting the Plant Manager Manager in implementing plant wide
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 direct supervision for production employees in assigned
area. Participate in employment, staffing and performance
management decisions, and maintain departmental personnel records
and reports on productivity, quality, and attendance.
- Provide coaching, motivation, and counseling to employees to
encourage optimum performance and continued skill development.
Drive plantwide Continuous Improvement initiatives stemming from
Worcester Plant Key Projects and others as deemed by the Plant
Manager and other site Managers.
- Maintain all departmental, work, vacation, overtime and related
schedules. Develop and implement schedules and manpower
requirements to meet or exceed production plan. Plan and prioritize
departmental as well as plant wide production schedules based on
customer delivery dates, efficiencies, and material supplies.
- Monitor departmental and plantwide productivity to ensure that
established quality and production levels are maintained or
exceeded. Perform all duties assigned by management and deemed
pertinent to the continued success of Eaton and employee objectives
and/or goals. Champion the use of Eaton systems and tools to ensure
appropriate execution within assigned areas.
- Engage employees in manufacturing LEAN initiatives including
but not limited to operator standard work, 5S, pull systems,
empowered work teams, and structured problem solving. Implement and
support behavioral based zero incident safety culture. Foster an
environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and
encourages continuous improvement.
- Communicate company policies, procedures, and guidelines and
ensure they are consistently practiced. Communicate effectively
with other departments to expedite the workflow and ensure the
established quality expectations.
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 and three (3)
years of manufacturing experience.
- OR a High School Diploma or GED from an accredited
institution and seven (7) years of manufacturing experience.
- Minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without
company sponsorship now or in the future.
- Lean Manufacturing experience/certification.
- Experience utilizing Microsoft Office Suite.
- MRP experience.
- Ability to successfully interface with all organizational
levels & departments.
- Good understanding and positive support of standard personnel
and administrative policies, practices and legal requirements
pertaining to business operations.
- Demonstrated ability to build trust and credibility, provide
ongoing coaching and feedback, manage through conflict, and strive
for continuous improvement.
- Knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems and
- Must be open and available to work weekend overtime as
- Required working knowledge and experience with computers.
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: CPDI OPS Operations
Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton
facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from
within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time