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Date: May 14, 2021

Location: Willoughby, OH, US, 44095

Company: Swagelok Company

Shift: 1st shift 

Facility: (Eastlake) 

Req ID: [[id]] 

Swagelok, Northeast Ohio, USA

Position Summary:

The Engineering Supervisor is responsible for transformational leadership that inspires a high performing engineering group.  Accountable for the direction and leadership of ensuring process capability through prioritized improvements to key processes and equipment.  Results will be recognized through sustained accomplishments to quality, cost and delivery goals.  Effectively develops clear and specific objectives for targeted opportunities.  Dynamically leads staff to achieve the stated department deliverables in coordination with operations management along with other engineering groups.  Directs resources toward the application of standard and advanced approaches and technologies to significantly improve processes and/or procedures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of others – Develops the technical capabilities and leadership competencies of group to effectively lead change initiatives
  • Teamwork and collaboration – Creates and maintains an environment that promotes teamwork, cooperation toward shared goals and conflict resolution.
  • Objectives, development, and compensation – Establishes objectives and development goals; evaluates performance and progress of direct reports and makes compensation recommendations.
  •  Accountability (Quality, Cost, Delivery) – Accountable for directing resources towards the attainment of prioritized objectives.
  • Planning / Prioritization – Participates in the identification and prioritization of engineering group opportunities.  Responsible for the prioritization of departmental activities in alignment with group & company objectives.
  • Problem Solving - Utilizes the philosophy and tools incorporated in the Swagelok Improvement System to ensure that temporary or permanent process or product related changes do not result in a customer disappointment
    • Advises others how to solve technical problems; can lead larger team efforts to solve problems that involve multi-departmental or interdisciplinary efforts.
    • With team, utilizes advanced problem solving tools and techniques (i.e. DOE,DPS, statistical methods, etc.) for root cause analysis.
  • Standardization / Efficiency – Develops and promotes the utilization of and adherence to corporate practices (ex. Project Management, Process Control Tools, Lean Tools, etc.)
  • Communication with internal customers to ensure requirements are universally understood to enable the effective deployment of resources in the highest priority areas.  Ensures service goals by communicating progress regularly through management updates, team meetings and monthly
  • Staffing – Manages staffing requirements to meet dynamic business sustaining and project priorities and loads through associate development, transfers and hires.  Balances resources both within, and between, departments based on current priorities. 
  • Budgeting – Establish departmental budget targets, analyze variances, and identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Customer Orientation- Thinks operates and develops solutions from a customer’s point of view, demonstrates alignment with Swagelok’s Core Values and creates a positive brand experience.
  • As a leader, you are expected to know, enforce, and appropriately escalate all Swagelok associate policies.

Critical Competencies:

  • Self-awareness: Emotional Self-Awareness and Self-Control
  • Self-management: Self Confidence, Adaptability, Achievement
  • Social Awareness: Empathy, Organizational Awareness, Service
  • Relationship Awareness: Influence, Developing Others, Change Catalyst, Teamwork and Collaboration.



Education or Work Experience Requirements:


  • BS degree in Engineering
  • Appropriate continuous education
  • 5+ years of experience in a technical field
  • Knowledge of the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines
  • Recognized as a leader within the organization
  • Proven abilities in leadership including evaluating, encouraging, motivating, disciplining, regarding others
  • Applies experience and knowledge at an organization level
  • Demonstrates the ability to complete major and complex projects
  • Manages multiple projects or assignments simultaneously
  • Advanced problem solving and significant decision-making abilities
  • Strong project management/product development skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent computer and typical office software skills


  • Engineering degree
  • Master’s degree or equivalent


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • May be required to pass pre-employment and annual Vision Acuity tests




Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron