Eaton Corporation 3rd Shift Supervisor in Amarillo, Texas

Eaton has an opening for a 3rd Shift Supervisor located in Amarillo, TX.

The 3rd Shift Supervisor directs, leads and supervises all production processes and employee resources per established practices and policies within designated areas to ensure timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Develop employees and contingent workers on the operation of equipment in the department, machine practices and inspection procedures.

  • Keep production costs to a minimum while producing quality products with minimal scrap.

  • Continually review and revise production procedures to improve department.

  • Establish and maintain acceptable work practices among employees.

  • Create and maintain a safe working environment and implement good housekeeping standards for a clean department.

  • Coordinate and monitor production schedules to meet customer ship dates.

  • Assist in the recruitment, selection, promotion, motivating, and counseling of employees.

  • 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.

  • Monitor quality of work-in-process and ensure adherence to Eaton’s Quality Policy and procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a manufacturing leadership position.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • Relocation is not being offered, only candidates who reside within a 50 mile radius of Amarillo, TX will be considered.

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 PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree

  • Technical knowledge in the area of machinery, tools, gauging and metal fabrication

  • Lean manufacturing experience

  • Preventive and Reactive maintenance experience

  • Knowledge of EEO, OSHA, and other Federal and State laws

  • Experience with SAP

  • 5 years of supervisory experience

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

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