Production Supervisor - 1st Shift - Sherman - job 635602

Eaton Corporation

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Sherman, Texas

Employment type: Full-time

Eaton's BLine division is currently seeking a Production Supervisor – 1st Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Sherman, TX facility.

Position Overview:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for coordinating production activities and leading hourly employees to meet customer requirements while providing a safe work environment. This role also establishes and maintains a positive employee relations environment by adherence to Eaton's Values, Ethics and Philosophies. This position 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:

  • Conduct Daily Visual Management stand-up meeting with all department personnel in area of responsibility focusing on safety, quality, delivery, cost/productivity, and inventory.

  • Utilize lean six sigma methodologies to reduce operational costs, inventory and lead-times as well as ensure alignment with long-term manufacturing strategies.

  • Develop and establish manufacturing priorities based on the production schedule and monitor employee work requirements in order to meet customer deadlines.

  • Enforce and implement safety policies and programs, meet operating budgets, complete continuous improvement plans, and coach employees on behavior/performance issues and initiate disciplinary actions if required.

  • Monitor control plans, troubleshoot workmanship problems and supervise production activities to ensure manufactured products meet or exceed established quality requirements.

  • Create the basis for continuous improvement and employee empowerment by ensuring that standardize work processes are followed and countermeasures are implemented where necessary.

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

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a Manufacturing or Operations environment, or a combination of these functions

  • Minimum of two (2) years of leadership experience

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates currently located within a 50 mile radius of Sherman, TX, will 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Operations or Engineering from an accredited institution

  • 5 years of experience leading teams within a manufacturing environment

  • SAP business system experience

  • Experience implementing continuous improvement initiatives

Position Success Criteria :

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Strong time management skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Able to handle multiple and conflicting priorities.

  • Ability to work overtime, including being a part of the rotating Saturday schedule

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: EPG BLD BLine Division

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

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