Eaton Corporation Production Supervisor - 1st Shift in Duncan, South Carolina

Eaton has an opening at the Spartanburg Distribution Center for a Production Supervisor on 1st shift.

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm

Position Overview:

The Spartanburg facility has approximately 250 employees and is the largest distribution center serving the Electrical Sector, Americas Region.

The Spartanburg facility is a cost-center service organization with the central purpose of providing value added logistics support for the distribution, sales and service of electrical products and components, in the US & internationally.

Essential Functions:

  • The Operations Supervisor will provide leadership and direction for a process within the Distribution Center in a multi shift, high volume, high order capacity.

  • The Operations Supervisor will be responsible for performance with respect to safety & the environment, quality, on-time delivery, and cost for their respective area.

  • The Operations Supervisor must exhibit Eaton’s Leadership Style while working cooperatively with other functional leaders to exceed the needs of the customer.

  • Responsible for employees within a department and the contribution and performance of the department.

  • The supervisor drives the processes in department through the Eaton Business systems.

  • Assist plant Manager/Production Manager in the development of processes to achieve a zero incident culture, maximize output, maintain machinery, and reduce overall costs and through these improvements exceed the customer’s expectations.

  • Making sure that the organization decisions making is based on a process oriented culture – to ensure the linkage from strategy to actions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution is required.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Distribution, Supply Chain, or Operations or a combination of those functions.

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

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this role. Candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius of work location to be considered for this role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with WMS systems.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering is preferred.

  • Lean/Six Sigma Certified.

Position Criteria:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong supervisor skill set including but not limited to developing individuals, coaching, mentoring and building a team environment.

  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams.

  • Foundational knowledge of lean principles and manufacturing processes.

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft applications.

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

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ES AMER HQ MFGSC

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