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Manufacturing Supervisor - Day Shift

Company: Eaton
Location: Kings Mountain
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Eatons Vehicle Group division is currently seeking a Day Shift Manufacturing Supervisor (Coach) to join our team. This position is based at our Kings Mountain, NC facility. Relocation assistance will be provided.

The Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for coordinating, prioritizing and scheduling production activities while leading hourly employees to meet customer requirements by providing a safe work environment. This role also establishes and maintains a positive employee relations environment by adherence to Eatons Values, Ethics and Philosophies. This position clearly communicates expectations and consistently holds self and employees accountable for performance Safety, Quality, Productivity and 5S+ (workplace organization)

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. Its where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potentialand where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

  • Champion, coach, recognize, communicate expectations (during daily Tier I meetings) and motivate employees to utilize Continuous Improvement tools to exceed safety, cost, productivity, quality, employee engagement and delivery targets
  • Establish and maintain an environment conducive to continuous improvement manufacturing; recommend alternatives for improving production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions
  • Champion manufacturing team in achieving production schedule goals and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Drive activities to reduce past due, scrap, and overtime cost while meeting safety and quality objectives by escalating issues to Tier meetings for timely resolution.
  • Lead the Flow Line Team (FLT) or High-Performance Work Team (HPWT) in your shift to improve the High 5 metrics (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity) by engaging your employees and leveraging all support functions.
  • Conduct process checks within areas of responsibility and monitor performance to establish standard work formats and daily accountability by reviewing the hour by hour boards.
  • Maintain and consistently administer local policies to meet day to day operating requirements. Ensure that all regulatory standards and company policies are understood, supported and followed on the production floor
  • Promote positive employee relations to ensure success within the manufacturing environment while identifying and implementing improvement opportunities.
  • Initiate and coordinate assistance as required from support functions to ensure process capability & improvement through measuring and monitoring performance and root cause problem solving using A3 or 8D processes.
  • Coordinate on the job training, provide training resources within the department and maintain training matrix accordingly.

    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:
    • GED or High School Diploma required
    • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment (internship/co-op experience included)
    • Minimum 1 year of supervisory, lead, or managerial experience
    • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

      Preferred Qualification:
      • 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
      • 3+ year of supervisor experience
      • Experience with Lean Manufacturing techniques in a production environment (Kaizen events, 5S+, Set Up Reduction, Six Sigma Green Belt Certification)

        Position Success Criteria:
        • Experience using problem solving tools such as A3 and 8D.
        • Demonstrated technical understanding of production planning techniques
        • Experience in driving continuous improvement activities

          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.


          Manufacturing & Operations


          North America US/Puerto Rico

          Primary Location

          United States-North Carolina-Kings Mountain

          Work Locations

          Kings Mountain NC Loc


          VEH NAT North America Truck

          Job Level

          Team Leader/Supervisor



          Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


          Does this position offer relocation?

          Relocation from within hiring country only



          Requisition ID :112195by Jobble

Keywords: Eaton, Gastonia , Manufacturing Supervisor - Day Shift, Hospitality & Tourism , Kings Mountain, North Carolina

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