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Plant Manager

Sheerness, United Kingdom
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton MEDC Ltd division has an opening for:


Plant Manager

Location: / Sheerness, Kent, UK /

This position is accountable for the short and long-range growth and profitability of the Enclosures Division and for its proportionate contribution to the overall growth and profitability of CC-H Europe in support of established goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:

• Develop short and  long-range goals and objectives consistent with CC-H Europe and  Division guidelines

• Execute  established  goals  for  sales  growth, market  share,  profit  contribution  and  return  on investment  to achieve  results  stated  in approved  plan

• Achieve  budgeted  levels  for sales,  cost of goods,  gross margins  and direct  expenses

• Plan  and  staff  the  organization as needed   to  carry  out  the  current  plan  and  maintain   the  quality through  manpower  development   and recruitment;  maintain  appropriate  salary  and hourly  staffing

• Take  corrective   active   on  programs   which  significantly   affect   short  and  long-range   objectives, policies  and plans

• Insure  quality  procedures   are adhered  to and quality  objectives   are maintained   to meet  the established   standards   of the  finished  products,   maintaining   policies,   procedures   and  standards   in accordance  with current  certification   requirements

• Eliminate   interferences    in  work   processes,   as  well  as  technical,   organizational    but  also  quality concerning   matters

• Monitor  the production  facilities  and equipment

• Design   and   implement    economical     manufacturing     processes,    especially    by  generation    and introducing  of suggestions

• Control  of overhead  costs,  initiating  and implementation   of measurements   to improve  these

• Develop  and  implement   Personnel   and  Equipment   environmental   compliance   procedures   for  the site,  meeting   current   and  future   Health   and  Safety   requirements    and  compliance   with   Cooper Industries  environmental   policies.  (OSHME)

• Design  long term  strategies  to optimize  production  concerning   reduction  of cycle times,  inventory and delivery  times

• Coordinate    an  optimal   cooperation    of  production   planning   department    with   R&D,   Production, Controlling  and Quality

• Use the Cooper  Crouse-Hinds   Europe  network  and ask for expertise  whenever   beneficial

• Ensure  compliance   with  UK,  EU and  US Export Controls  legislation   through  appropriate   allocation of responsibility,   provision  of resources  and the development,    maintenance   and communication   of relevant  internal  policies  and procedures.



• Degree in Manufacturing Engineering/ Industrial Engineering

• Ideal candidate will have additional MBA Business Studies Relevant  years of experience - production - organization and logistics

• Able to work effectively with other functional areas

• Strong written and verbal communication skills along with effective presentation skills

Core Competencies Required

•  Driving Execution

•  Empowerment/Delegation

•  Building Talent

•  Decision Making


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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: EPG CHD EMEAI

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: No

Requisition ID: 040861