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Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

Manufacturing and Production

Production Supervisor


Amarillo, Texas, United States

Eaton’s Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions (GEIS) division is currently seeking a Production Supervisor - 1st Shift to join the team at the Amarillo, TX manufacturing site. Relocation assistance is available.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $77249.97 - $113299.96 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Position Overview:

The Production Supervisor - 1st Shift will provide Foundry leadership for the Amarillo, TX facility by driving a zero incident safety culture, positive employee relations, supporting key business objectives, and continuous improvement projects in order to meet established SQDCI (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost/Productivity, and Inventory results.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Proactively implement, promote and maintain a safe working environment, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and Zero Incident culture enforcement
  • Act as a business partner by planning, initiating, leading, measuring, monitoring and assessing continuous improvement programs and manufacturing process improvements by applying appropriate Eaton Business System (EBS) processes and problem solving tools such as Standard Work and 5S
  • Engage workforce in melt, core, mold, and grind departments, and promote personal accountability by identifying goals, empowering employees to drive decision making, foster innovation and continuously learn by providing ongoing feedback on employee performance with formal evaluation provided at least annually
  • Partner with maintenance to schedule routine equipment needs in order to manage and maintain equipment proactively.
  • Actively participate in setting, communicating and achieving department goals and objectives and develops and maintains performance metrics as required to monitor results and uses those results as a tool to identify and initiate process improvements within own work area
  • Coordinate and monitor production schedules to meet customer ship dates
  • Identify training needs for direct reports that enhances the performance of the facility – coordinate and deliver training as required to ensure understanding and training retention
  • Own various MESH (Management System of Environment, Safety, Security and Health) modules including management for Eaton established guidelines, training for impacted population and providing updates as required. (e.g. Respiratory Equipment Program, Industrial Hygiene, etc.)
  • Manage appropriate levels of inventory for raw materials for foundry operations (e.g., sand, steel, iron, etc.)
  • Investigate causes of scrap or production delays attributable to machinery condition, faulty workmanship, improper metal chemistry, etc. and implement corrective actions
  • Create and maintain a safe working environment and implement good housekeeping standards for a clean department
  • Assist in the recruitment, assessment, and selection for both internal and external hires/promotions
  • Work closely with internal and/or external suppliers/customers to ensure acceptable quality and delivery performance
  • Maintain effective communication with other supervisors to ensure efficient and flexible operations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum three (3) years of manufacturing experience
  • Minimum one (1) year leadership experience
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge in the following areas: machinery, tools, foundry specific equipment
  • Knowledge of EEO, OSHA, and other Federal and State laws
  • SAP experience


Position Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate positive and constructive feedback to employees, peers, and management
  • Understanding of production scheduling and product flow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Ability to coordinate/communicate activity across shifts

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