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Engineering Manager

Reynosa, Mexico


Job Description

At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because that’s what really matters. And we’re here to make sure it works. 

By joining Eaton, you will be joining a multinational company made up of over 96,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. By giving people tools to use power more efficiently.
Helping companies do business more sustainably. And by encouraging each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities—and the positive impact we can have on the world.
Eaton’s Vehicles division is currently seeking a Plant Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Reynosa facility.
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.
Are you up for the challenge?
Here’s what you will do:
  • Drive predictive performance on Reynosa Plant product and technology development activities utilizing Eaton Business System tools and processes.
  • Lead execution of robust engineering processes and continuous improvement activities, including development, implementation & maintenance of standards for all products and manufacturing processes.
  • Lead development and execution of strategic initiatives, allocation of engineering resources, and technology roadmaps for the Reynosa Plant.
  • Ensure manufacturing processes are designed, implemented and improved to enable Operational Excellence through strong and extensive use and application of DFM/DFA, PFMEA & Lean manufacturing principles and tools.
  • Drive internal/external innovation activities across Reynosa Plant engineering and technology functions.
  • Develop organizational capability for Reynosa Plant engineering and technology functions.
  • Develop close professional relationships with the Reynosa Plant customers and suppliers for developing new product requirements, major modifications of existing products or processes, prototype qualification test requirements, and to resolve product and process performance issues
  • Establish Engineering balanced scorecard metrics and continuously monitor to improve team performance and alignment to regional and divisional goals
  • Lead Engineering projects to improve manufacturing  operations  and reduce operational costs.
  • Rapidly respond to both customer and internal technical support needs
  • Champion on MESH (Eaton EHS System) 


Here’s what you need:
Basic Qualifications (must be non-comparative, objective, and relevant):
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 7 to 10 years of engineering management experience  
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing people
 Preferred Qualifications (what an ideal candidate would possess):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters in Engineering or Business
  • Large-scale cross functional project team management experience
  • Knowledge of Torque TCP and/or fuel systems technologies
  • Program Management Certification PM
 Position Criteria:
  • Familiarity and experience using DFSS and DFM engineering tools as well as a structured launch system
  • Ability to build and manage relationships with customers, manufacturing, and suppliers.
  • Strong customer focus and excellent presentation, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Strong ethics, values and the ability to influence and impact others’ decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity, make decisions, and get results
  • Experience in the design and development of new or improved products.  Familiarity with basic technical engineering principles governing the design of product, such as fluid mechanics, stress analysis, material compatibility and heat treatment, valve gear dynamics and manufacturing techniques employed
  • Strong business acumen: general knowledge of accounting, manufacturing, supply chain, and sales. 
We’re a power management company, but more importantly, what we do improves the quality of life and the environment. Our products, technologies and services make a difference in the world.
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 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: Engineering

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 041597