Production Supervisor 1st Shift
Olean , New York
November 13, 2017
Eaton’s Power Delivery Division is seeking a Production Supervisor 1st Shift. The Production Supervisor will be based at our Olean, NY facility.
Position Overview:
Direct departmental activities and initiate/participate in cross-functional activities to accomplish the objectives of safety, quality, productivity, on time delivery, inventory and continuous improvement; which focuses on removing cost from the business.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage department operations and prioritize production requirements.
  • Facilitate shift activity among other department supervisors.                                    
  • Review daily in-process inventory reports to determine and assign machining priorities.                
  • Assign daily work schedules for direct and indirect labor - employees.
  • Monitor and provide coaching follow-up for employees performance regarding safety, quality and productivity.
  • Monitor machinery, equipment and facility and initiate maintenance work orders, as required, to ensure efficient, effective and safe working conditions.
  • Coordinate and maintain associate clerical files regarding attendance, overtime equalization, vacation, training and time-off requests.
  • Manage department expense budgets.                                              
  • Conduct daily department meetings with employee and team leads regarding communications, department and plant concerns, and policy interpretation.
  • Provide training resources within the department for training new employees.                   
  • Initiate and coordinate the job bidding process and determine eligibility of employees.                   
  • Assist Operations Manager in determining personnel requirements.                                     
  • Create and maintain working relationships with employees initiating employee engagement.        
  • Initiate and coordinate assistance as required from support departments.                            
  • Interpret and consistently apply all company safety policies and procedures.
  • Lead cross functional team to improve processes and meet plant objectives.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Experience with lean transformation.
  • Prior experience with production planning.
  • Experience with SAP and SPC.

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: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery 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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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