Eaton Corporation Team Lead - Wiring in Milton, Ontario

Eaton located in Milton has an opening for a Team Lead- Wiring.

Position Overview:

Reporting to a Production Manager/Supervisor, the Team Lead is responsible for providing support with the organization of wiring for complex assemblies, ensuring delivery schedules are met, providing guidance on production methods/procedures, and providing coaching and training to wiring personnel. The Team Lead will be directly involved with the manufacturing process, including and not limited to: proactively identifying and troubleshooting issues, wiring, and ensuring the delivery of finished product through to the test area and final shipping.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Production Manager/Supervisor with the coordination of manpower requirements on a day-to-day and hour-to-hour basis, reviewing daily production & Takt requirements, and matching/sharing appropriate staff across departments to maximize productivity/efficiencies.

  • Check parts picked/delivered to parts required Resolve discrepancies, if any, with Manager/Supervisor when required.

  • Escalate and help resolve schematic issues/concerns/errors with the Engineering Department

  • Provide best-practice feedback to Engineering when required.

  • Troubleshoot with tester, which could result in repairs and modification of any errors identified.

  • Ensure departmental consistency in wiring for units of the same order.

  • Ensure that Wiring team is working to CSA and UL code as well as to customer specifications.

  • Report on production issues to applicable parties, e.g., Production Supervisor(s) and/or Production Manager.

  • Ensure employees work to standard operating procedures, bill of materials, manufacturing information, and instruction from Management or Engineering to established procedures.

  • Maintain & promote a positive commitment to driving a Zero Incident Safety Culture.

  • Promote a continuous improvement culture through the utilization of LEAN tools, fostering an environment that utilizes facts/data to identify potential problems and implement corrective action.

  • Maintain equipment and perform housekeeping duties as necessary, using the principles of 5S.

  • Review drawings on layout and modules, check for accuracy. Review MI and special material requirements. Ensure the necessary drawings, materials, and tools are available prior to start of wiring.

  • Ensures material is available for production line, to meet scheduled demand.

  • Complete Non-Conformance Reports, as required, and follow-up on disposition.

  • Ensure proper transactions in Oracle to complete jobs and ensure Balance on Hand (BOH) accuracy; Provide assistance to employees with Oracle transactions, as required.

  • Take daily attendance, logging instances of absenteeism and elevating chronic attendance/punctuality issues to Manager/Supervisor for resolution.

  • Assist team in achieving plant and department goals.

  • Contribute to development & delivery of dept. APEX performance evaluations; Enforce Eaton/LVDA Policy, and elevate performance issues to Manager/Supervisor for resolution.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Environmental Health and Safety

  • A Team Lead must maintain a demonstrated commitment to Milton’s environmental health and safety program. The following is a list of duties that a Team Lead must perform:

  • Maintain a positive commitment to the safety of self and others.

  • Following applicable company health and safety policies and procedures.

  • Maintaining housekeeping standards to an acceptable safe level.

  • Identifying and reporting any hazard(s) in the workplace using the Hazard Identification Form; reporting any near misses, incidents, injuries, events resulting in lost-time, or occupational diseases immediately; using equipment, materials, and machinery only as authorized, and for which training has been successfully completed; following procedures and wearing personal protective equipment as required

  • Promote and assist in the effective implementation of Safety programs and processes

  • Assist Production Manager/Supervisor with Workplace inspections conducted as specified in company procedure.

  • Correcting sub-standard acts or conditions.

Employee Relations

  • Communicate with administrative, plant and supervisory staff as required.

  • Perform overtime as necessary in accordance with both LVDA policy and legislative requirements.

  • Comply with Eaton’s Ethical and Harassment Policies.

  • Provide and/or participate in training as required.

  • Comply with company rules, regulations and policies as stated in the Employee Guidebook.

  • Act as team player and participate in department and/or plant committees.

Operational Excellence

  • Report any deficiencies in systems, facilities, machinery, equipment and/or tools immediately to your Supervisor.

  • Record and/or report product damage/nonconformities to your Supervisor as required.

  • Comply with EQS (Eaton Quality System) policies and procedures.

  • Participate and contribute to continuous improvement (Eaton Lean System).

  • Comply with ISO 9001 policies and procedures.

  • Strive for EBE (Eaton Business Excellence).

  • Support the strategic initiatives (values/philosophies).

  • Support the “Power of One.”

  • Support Lean manufacturing at a departmental level through the use of lean tools and philosophies.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 graduate.

  • Mimum 2 years of experience leading a team in a manufacturing setting

  • Must live within 80km of Milton ca, no relocation benefits provided.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.

Position Criteria:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Problem solving abilities.

  • Manufacturing & Quality Control processes/procedures

  • Engineering drawing and Bill of Material (BOM) interpretation

  • Leadership skills

  • Good understanding of safety requirements

  • Strong team player

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing implementation and continuous improvement techniques (preferred).

  • Experience in a fabrication/assembly environment with emphasis on electrical wiring.

  • 2 years experience leading a team

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 – Canada

Organization: ESSG CA Canada

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: No

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