Eaton Corporation Senior Engineering Supervisor in Van Wert, Ohio

Eaton’s Industrial Division is seeking a Senior Engineering Supervisor. The Senior Engineering Supervisor will be based out of our Van Wert, OH location.

Positon Overview:

The Senior Engineering Supervisor will be responsible for providing leadership for the Facilities Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering functions in the execution of projects as necessary to create, maintain, and improve world class manufacturing, distribution, and facilities processes.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Establishes priorities and assigns work, monitors performance and resolves conflicts among team members. Defines goals and objectives consistent with business strategy

  • Provides leadership in the development of strategic direction and performance of Facilities Engineering and Manufacturing and Distribution processes

  • Supervises product, plant, and manufacturing engineering projects and initiatives with regard to feasibility, cost, and timeliness. Reviews project plans using project management techniques to ensure adherence to sound project management criteria.

  • Responsible to follow management of change processes, integrate zero incident safety culture, and MESH standards to proactively eliminate safety hazards in the work environment

  • Provide leadership in the establishment of resources, priorities, and assignments to individuals in maintaining and improving the campus facility and manufacturing and distribution processes to achieve world class performance.

  • Provide leadership in development of new business opportunities. This role is our Site PROLaunch champion

  • Responsible for “operation excellence” initiatives through various functions; 5S, Six Sigma, or other lean concepts. This includes availability to support and lead site assessments (i.e. TS16949, EBE, OpA, etc.)


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering related field from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience.

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

  • This position requires the use of information or access to technology which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR/EAR. ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of prior experience leading a person or team

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering related filed from an accredited institution

  • Six Sigma Black/Green Belt

  • PMP Certification

Position Criteria:

  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

Job Level: Manager

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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