Eaton's Aerospace Group is currently seeking a Production Supervisor / Value Stream Team Leader to join our team. This position is based at our Los Angeles, California facility.
This position will be responsible for overall management of a manufacturing cell, focused factory, or work center. Overall responsibility for leading manufacturing team in achieving production schedule, product quality, product cost, and employee safety goals. Coordinates with all functional and service groups to meet customer requirements. Drives performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals. Leverages resources to coach and motivates personnel to create high performance culture.
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 function you will:
Review production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates to plan department operations.
Develop or revise standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.
Prepare operational schedule and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
Review production and operating reports to assess performance indicators and take appropriate action to resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
Reduce cost of operations by implementing Lean Manufacturing, SPC, and Continuous Improvement. Initiate Kaizen events as necessary to achieve best in class operations.
Confer with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards to obtain data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
Manages and directs all production activities and establish production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.
Develops budgets and resource plans, and monitors performance, to achieve product delivery and cost requirements
Coordinate production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
Revise production schedules and priorities as result of equipment failure or operating problems.
Strive to achieve Internal and External customer satisfaction.
Supports engineering during the design phase, providing factory capabilities and testability input into the design and new product introduction phase to ensure customer manufacturing delivery times are met.
Collaborate with peers and supervisors to determine key goals and objectives, and corresponding metrics, to be completed during a determined period. Review and amend these actions as appropriate. Focus on timely achievement of these goals and objectives.
Coordinates and assists with business initiatives, participating on teams in order to drive best practices across enterprise including but not limited to understanding, supporting, promoting and improving the processes that are followed in Eaton's quality assurance initiatives and Environmental, Health, and Safety
Implement and enforce all policies, practices, and benefits and employ effective leadership techniques and employee relation's activities to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all people working at the facility. Develops, motivates and coaches team members; participates in interviews for potential new hires.
Assists in the creation of training plans and programs, and promotes cross-training opportunities for department
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Five years' experience in a manufacturing plant or operations environment
Minimum one year of leadership experience managing people or project teams
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee
No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area will be considered for this position.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or other related field, or equivalent experience.
Five years' experience in a factory/manufacturing aerospace industry
Two years' experience supervisory/managerial experience in a manufacturing or distribution function.
Involvement in successful process definition and re-engineering, a plus.
Experience in employee involvement in multi-discipline teaming, a plus.
Working knowledge of Quality standards and Continuous Improvement techniques.
Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams
Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic
Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management
Thorough Understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes
Knowledge of financial concepts and techniques utilized to establish value propositions of operational changes
Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen events, and continuous improvement techniques.
Familiarity/experience with continuous improvement and Six Sigma methodology.
Good technical writing and presentation skills.
Good verbal and communication skills.
Proficiency with computer-based methods and tools.
Familiarity with SPC principles and methods
Ability to work well with others in the areas of teamwork and communication.
Ability to logically solve problems and to keep projects moving in an orderly and structured fashion.
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.
We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
Healthcare/retirement savings programs
Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)
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Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems
Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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.