Eaton Corporation Assembly Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

The Production Supervisor is responsible to directly supervise employees in the Production Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Also it is his/her responsibility to maintain a safe work environment free of any harassment, discrimination, and high on ethical/quality standards and following and modeling the Leadership Attributes as established by Eaton policies & procedures.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet High Five areas objectives:


  • Attend and perform all EHS training assigned.

  • Promote MESH processes and policies to all employees under his/her supervision.

  • Provide all resources needed to ensure that all MESH policies and procedures all performed by all personnel under his/her supervision.

  • Actively participates in Job Safety Analysis and timely resolution of safety corrective actions.


  • Complies with all the requirements in the operational procedures at the area of responsibility in order to meet the requirements of all applicable Quality System regulations.

  • Use Problem Solving tools to resolve (Six Sigma, 8D) quality issues and establish systems to improve yield, reduce scrap and minimize rework.

  • Develop employee Problem Solving Skills and establish metrics to monitor employee and area performance (area efficiency, utilization and equipment downtime) in terms of quality.


  • Applies Eaton Lean Six Sigma tools to improve materials flow through production shop floor.

  • Interfaces with internal business partners to understand their needs related to technology, product reviews, performance objectives, device features/functions, cost, delivery schedules and quantities.

  • Delivers process and manufacturing excellence.


  • Work in close collaboration and partner with SCM, OPEX, Quality, HR, and Finance Teams to optimize overall operational efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Assure the Material Management processes area are followed as required at the manufacturing to avoid manufacturing disruption, scrap or shortages.


  • Responsible for the execution of Continuous Improvement tools.

  • Leads Tier 2 meetings and takes care of the updating and tracking process of Visual Boards.

  • Responsible to meet daily production goals by following and prioritizing production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, materials supply and agenda.

  • Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor.

  • Performs operation analysis to maximize flow in the areas and to assure the best use of resources to achieve total product cycle time goals and the highest level of productivity.

  • Provides the manufacturing direction to coordinators and employees to ensure completion of a daily manufacturing plan as specified by our planning groups.

  • Responsible to monitor and control Overtime expenses and Absenteeism issues following available tools.

Other: Builds Organizational Capability

  • Responsible to implement strategic (manager level and above) and tactical manufacturing activities (supervisor level).

  • Selects and develops personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function.

  • Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas.

  • Ensures proactive engagement and representation of Manufacturing within other Teams to support business continuity and continuous improvement.

  • Support change management, process and design innovation, supply chain leverage, cost effectiveness and process robustness during development and manufacturing.

  • Responsible for setting employee objectives linked to the Plants Key Operating Objectives and other key operational metrics.

  • Responsible for on-time performance feedback, coaching and counseling to employees under his/her responsibility tied to established objectives, employee handbook, processes, policies and procedures.

  • Pursues organizational development strategies for enhanced goal alignment, professional skills and organization flexibility.

  • Develops and supports Business Team objectives utilizing Six-Sigma/Lean Techniques in support of continuous process improvement activities.

  • Responsible of maintaining a functional cross training matrix between the employees.

  • Assure of employee’s timecard data entry and payment integrity through Time Attendance System.

  • Performs other related duties as required.



• Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

• Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience providing work direction to people in a manufacturing environment.

• Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.


  • Competencies:

    Meets Leader Competencies:

Thinks & Acts Strategically

  • Grows the business and outperforms our markets

  • Understands the competitive landscape, future technology and trends, and is able to translate them into breakthrough strategies

  • Lays out a compelling vision of the future

  • Builds strong customer relationships and anticipates/delivers customer centric solutions

  • Makes high quality decisions

Gets Results

  • Consistently achieves results, even under adverse circumstances, through self and/or others

  • Embraces, leverages and teaches the Eaton Business System

  • Creates and fosters a climate of safety, learning, and continuous improvement

  • Plays to win and sets ambitious targets; takes risks

  • Challenges the status quo; experiments with new approaches; is innovative

  • Promotes teamwork and works across organizational boundaries to deliver results

Builds Organizational Capabilities

  • Attracts and selects the talent needed to meet current and future business needs

  • Acts as a coach and motivator to help employees develop and meet their career goals

  • Builds a pipeline of high performing, diverse teams that apply their skills and different perspectives

  • Develops followership with subordinates and peers

  • Inspires others to connect with the vision

  • Hires for passion and not just skills and experience

Meets Leader Attributes:


  • Pursues everything with the drive to accomplish objectives; is proactive

  • Conveys optimism about the future and its possibilities

  • Believes strongly, cares deeply, and communicates how he/she feels

  • Translates passion into emotional connectivity that drives and inspires others


  • Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions and failures

  • Makes and keeps commitments by holding self and others accountable

  • Sets expectations high and galvanizes the organization to achieve them

  • Empowers decision making and execution


  • Eliminates waste at every opportunity

  • Treats time as a scarce resource and invests in it prudently

  • Effectively prioritizes and acts with speed and focus

  • Has the courage to push for and accept ideas to do things better and faster


  • Fosters an open and trusting environment, treats others with respect

  • Communicates openly about decisions and the basis for those decisions

  • Encourages candid, non-political dialogue and feedback

  • Shares information about successes and failures in a timely fashion

  • Receives difficult information professionally without assigning blame Learner


  • Displays a self-awareness of behavior and its impact on others

  • Actively seeks new ways to grow and be challenged

  • Learns quickly when facing new situations

  • Views mistakes as opportunities to learn; seeks feedback and asks for help

  • Is adaptable and open to new ways of operating; embraces change

  • Solicits input from employees who may have different perspectives


  • Creates an atmosphere that encourages employees to speak up about ethics concerns

  • Is a role model for honesty, integrity, and ethical decision making in all circumstances

  • Holds himself/herself and others accountable for demonstrating ethical behavior

  • Establishes and reinforces clear expectations for integrity

• PC literate: Microsoft Office (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

• Proficiency in speaking/ writing English and Spanish Language.

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 PCD Power Components 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?: No

Travel: No

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