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Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Supervisor in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Eaton’s Arecibo PR is currently seeking for an Manufacturing Supervisor to join our team.

The Manufacturing 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.



  • 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.

IIoT Project responsibilities and accountabilities based on role scope:

  • Discuss Key metrics on Tier 2, Use IIOT information to define fast response actions. Follow actions with the respectively team. Support Usage of IIOT system through the plant. Thru IIOT Dashboard, Visual Display, Tier 2 Board

  • Discuss Key metrics daily with production floor manufacturing /support personnel (safety, quality issues, daily previous production, actions and usage of IIOT system) thru IIOT Dashboard, Visual Display, Tier 1 Board

  • Support and provide guidance to solve system functionality issues. Track usage, discuss discrepancy and develop corrective /preventive actions thru IIOT Dashboard, Shop floor Connectivity

  • Maintain and enforce usage of TDM and PDES system in mfg. areas thru Shop Floor Connectivity

  • Inform of issues and anomalies in the Tier meeting thru Shop Floor Connectivity

  • Workstation - ongoing support & maintenance thru Infrastructure

  • Workstation - new workstation setup thru Infrastructure



Manufacturing Supervisor Basic Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

  • Experience: 3 years of leadership and supervisory experience in manufacturing environment.

  • Languages: English and Spanish written and speaking.

  • Systems: Computer literate: Intermediate knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint; and Inventory Management Systems.

  • Availability to work from Wednesday to Sunday from 2:30pm to 11:00pm

Legalmente autorizado para trabajar en los Estados Unidos sin el patrocinio de la compañía. / Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.