Eaton’s Electrical Systems and Services Group is currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Airdrie, Alberta.
Reporting to the Production Managers, the Production Supervisor will manage labour/capacity to safely & efficiently execute production plans for assigned group(s), and lead key manufacturing processes/initiatives to ensure that Production, Customer Service, and Continuous Improvement objectives are met, in accordance with safety, quality, and customer requirements. This individual will provide coaching and direction to their team, while driving accountability in the business, ultimately supporting the organization in achieving its business level and strategic goals. The incumbent must be a natural leader, motivator, hands-on problem solver, and effective mentor.
The Production Supervisor will also assist cost improvement teams and drive team participation in Cost Improvement initiatives. This individual will conduct job specific training for new/existing employees and maintain process checks within department by championing implementation and continual improvement for assigned group(s).
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. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
In this function you will:
Responsibilities related to People Management and/or Coordination:
+ Serve as a role model in the areas of leadership, teamwork, customer focus, continuous improvement, safety and environmental stewardship to ensure alignment with Eaton values.
+ Supervise and motivate shop floor employees to ensure customers' orders receive correct priorities, to maximize service, productivity and quality objectives.
+ Prepare & deliver annual performance reviews for assigned shop floor employees, providing daily ongoing performance feedback and addressing any performance concerns.
Responsibilities related to Process Management and/or Development:
+ Work with the Production Manager, develop, schedule and plan capacity to ensure safe, cost-effective, & efficient execution of master production plan.
+ Support quality objectives by evaluating & continually improving quality performance.
+ Drive activities to reduce scrap, rework, and overtime costs while meeting quality & safety objectives.
+ Monitor metrics, communicate results, and implement corrective action as required to address adverse trends.
Responsibilities related to Operational Excellence:
+ Implement Lean manufacturing at a departmental level through the use of lean tools and philosophies.
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:
+ College diploma in business, engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution.
+ Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environmnet
+ This position does not offer relocation. Candidate must live within 80km of Airdrie.
+ Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.
+ University degree in business, engineering or related discipline preferred from an accredited institution.
+ Three (3) or more years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
Position Success Criteria:
+ Strong computer skills and intermediate experience utilizing Excel for running reports.
+ Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
+ Strong organizational, conflict resolution, & problem-solving skills.
+ Results driven; Data-based decision making – Six Sigma Green or Black Belt would be considered an asset.
+ Knowledge of plant manufacturing/fabrication processes & Lean manufacturing principles.
+ Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and situations to achieve superior customer service.
Eaton has in place accessibility policies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suit your needs. Accessibility information may be found at: http://www.eatoncanada.ca/EatonCA/OurCompany/Accessibility/index.htm
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
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.
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.
At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career. Leadership, discipline, creativity, integrity and teamwork – these are our values too. As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
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