Production Team Lead - 1st Shift
La Grange , North Carolina
October 18, 2017
Eaton located in La Grange, NC has an opening for a Production Team Lead to work on 1st Shift
Position Overview
Lead and direct production employees in all phases of the plant operations to achieve plant goals.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Understand, comply with and hold team accountable to Eaton policies outlined in the Eaton Business System
  • Assist and advise Supervisor with scheduling and organizing employees to accomplish production operations
  • Coordinate with peers and supervisors to deliver results in alignment with High 5 goals and objectives
  • Plan and conduct daily Gemba meetings
  • Complete all reports and records as required
  • Teach, coach and mentor operators in assigned area as needed
  • Maintain training records of team members in assigned area
  • Advise management team of opportunities to improve/advance manufacturing processes and increase throughput
  • Responsible for the proper care, maintenance and location of all tools and equipment
  • Set the example for good housekeeping and 5S throughout work area
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements that drive improvements in Safety, efficiency, cost reduction and equipment utilization
  • Lead by example on all MESH safety rules/procedures and compliance standards and ensure that all employees under your direction are following established safety polices/procedures.
  • Encourage employees to participate in Engagement activities


Basic Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is provided for this opening. Only caniddates that currently reside within 50 miles of the La Grange, NC facility will be considered.
  • Minimum of 1 year supervisory or leadership experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous manufacturing experience.
  • Previous SAP and Microsoft Office products experience
  • Previous continuous improvement experience
  • Must be safety conscious, dependable, motivated and possess a positive attitude in working with others as a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work weekends and extended shifts as needed

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 CPD UL Bussmann

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: No

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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