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Sr. Project Engineer

Cuautitlan, Mexico
Operational Excellence


Job Description

Coordinate projects in all Gates required of NPD´s, VAVE´s (Cost outs) and/or changes (ECN´s) to existing products.

Will serve as the customer liaison at specified periods in the life of the project, coordinate appropriate communication and documentation (both internal and external to the facility), provide direction and manage all aspects of the project and/or the program development.

Manages multiple new product development projects according to risk and impact his participation is required or is assigned by the Change Board from Plant Notification to Mass Production Start.
Delivers a flawless execution of Project / Changes major milestones thru assigning and monitoring tasks and deliverables to functional/operational areas.
Conducts meetings as required to keep project team and internal customers informed of status and associated risks
Assures project/change financials are met on respect profit plan/budget assigned.
Conducts internal program reviews to provide status to upper management thru Program Status Report – (Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to contractual milestones.
Facilitates the elimination of road blocks, risks, customer concerns and potential changes by managing resources, providing input and direction to program/project team and escalating concerns to upper management.
Monitors overall performance during all phases of the program(s) and develops and implements corrective action and recovery plans as required.
Validate initial BOM’s against drawings for new launches & engineering changes.

Provide Engineering support to the Plant of current products. Keeps constantly communication with Product
Divisional Owners.


• Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering, or equivalent experience required (Experience defined as to 5 years in an automotive manufacturing environment.)
• Solid organizational skills
• Strong leadership skills
• English at conversational level
• An understanding of Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality Control Methodology, and 2 to 4 years of experience in project management is required.
• Thorough knowledge of project management methodology, fluency in MS Project or equivalent project management software and Earned Value Management.

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Job: Operational Excellence

Region: Latin America
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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

Requisition ID: 045675