Eaton Corporation Maintenance & Tooling Supervisor in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Eaton’s Power Systems division is currently seeking a Maintenance & Tooling Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our South Milwaukee, Wisconsin facility.

The Maintenance & Tooling Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of Skilled Trade employees to meet safety, quality and production goals of the facility. In this role, you will organize, plan and monitor the repair, replacement, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of equipment and tooling, work with Skilled Trades and Operations on team work assignments and priorities and identify, plan and execute individual and team training initiatives.

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 role, you will:

  • You will lead the maintenance team in maintaining and repair of various types of equipment including, but not limited to vacuum brazing, epoxy molding, machining and assembly equipment, conveyance, fans, blowers, motors, pumps, cylinders and the control systems utilized within.

  • You will lead the tooling team in developing, maintaining and repairing tooling including but not limited to epoxy molds, fixtures, gauges, assembly carts, tools and tool holders.

  • You will support product & process development projects to ensure design for manufacturability and a flawless production launch. Lead and participate on PROLaunch projects (NPI, VAVE, STP, BPI, and/or AIF).

  • You will support capital investment process through participation in setting strategy, defining projects and executing upon assignments.

  • You will plan and direct scheduled or unplanned maintenance and tooling activities and establish priorities in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.

  • You will actively participate in lean and continuous improvement activities related to the facility including utilization of predictive, preventive, and condition-based maintenance methodologies.

  • You will establish and plan staffing requirements to ensure support of the operations including management of outside contractors.

  • You will manage inventory of spare parts, supplies and materials required for effective maintenance and improvement of the facility, equipment and tooling.

  • You will lead MESH (Safety) categories that correspond to maintenance and facility activities.

  • You will ensure information flow to staff on all company activities, policies, etc.

  • You will perform other related tasks and assignments, as necessary.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are 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.

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Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical preferred)

  • Minimum 2 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience managing outside service contractors

  • Experience with SAP planning and ordering functions

Position Success Criteria:

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make sound decisions

  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems

  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification

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: ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

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.

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