Eaton Corporation Production Supervisor 1st Shift in Auburn, Indiana

Eaton’s Vehicle Division is seeking a Production Supervisor for 1st shift. The Production Supervisor will be based at our Auburn, IN facility.

1st shift hours: 7am – 3pm (Monday to Friday).

Position Overview:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for coordinating production activities and leading hourly employees to meet customer requirements while providing for 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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Proactively implements, promotes, and maintains a safe working environment.

  • Acts as a business partner by planning, initiating, leading, measuring, monitoring, and assessing continuous improvement activities.

  • Promotes a quality culture by demonstrating customer focus and regularly communicating customer feedback to employees in order to facilitate collaborative problems solving, drive continuous quality improvement and ensure alignment / compliance with industry standards.

  • Actively participates in setting, communicating and achieving department goals and objectives.

  • Communicates the policies, practices, changes, and decisions of management while fairly and consistently applying policies and practices to all employees.

  • Motivates and coaches employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required from accredited institution.

  • Minimum 3 months of experience in a manufacturing environment (internship/co-op experience included).

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on an ongoing basis without company sponsorship.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum 1 year of supervisor experience.

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing techniques in a production environment.

Position Criteria:

  • Experience using problem solving tools.

  • Demonstrated technical understanding of production planning techniques.

  • Experience in driving continuous improvement activities.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck

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