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Production Manager - 2nd Shift

Tijuana, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations

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Job Description

 

Eaton has an opening for a Production Manager – 2nd Shift located in Tijuana, Mx
 
The Production Manager for 2nd shift will be responsible for managing and directing designated assembly operations to produce and ship product representing $10-$15M in annual sales, at a minimum cost, in accordance with design specifications, safety and quality standards, customer service goals and profitability.  Responsible for leading operations strategy for second shift with assigned functional resources. He/She will function in the front line leadership capacity for 10 direct reports and a total plant size of 100 employees.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Manage and enforce safety standards, following all safety rules and procedures including PPE standards and addressing unsafe conditions. Understand and meet all department safety goals
  • Ensure that production demands are met by all departments; this includes leading the Manufacturing Technicians, Production Line Leaders and support functions (materials, Engineering, OpEx, etc.) to deliver a quality, on-time product.
  • Manage shipping/receiving and material handling employees during the shift
  • Establish new and update standard works, review and standardize processes, and perform daily tier meetings, review daily goals, interrupters, and metrics.
  • Perform continuous process checks and optimize the functions of one’s department to effectively meet customer needs while minimizing costs utilizing Lean tools (VSM, error-proofing, standard work, etc.). 
  • Lead tier meeting daily with line leaders, engineers and manufacturing technicians to ensure 2nd shift operations run smoothly, safely and with efficiency.
  • Takes ownership and solves any situation that may arise in regards of safety, production, quality or employee relations.
  • Maintain daily statistics on customer demand, production, and overdue orders. Communicate production metrics to management and other functional supervisors and maintain active communications between all levels of plant personnel. 
  • Serve as a central point of contact for management in regards to production issues and shipping schedules in one’s functional area 
  • Ensure that department work areas are kept clean, organized and orderly per 5S standards. 
  • Evaluate workload requirements to ensure proper and adequate manning to support production requirements. Delegate tasks and responsibilities accordingly as governed by customer demand. 
  • Investigate and solve quality issues and/or serve as a point of contact through which quality issues can be resolved. Ensure that employees know the importance of quality and enforces follow-through.
  • Works with quality control team to resolve issues and regularly reviews quality trends in the market. 
  • Coordinate the line preparation for bi-annual inventories and ensure Kanban system is turning properly in assigned areas.
  • Complete other projects or duties as assigned by the Plant Manager.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required 
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in manufacturing/operations and in the same role
• Strong communication skills in English/Spanish 
• Strong Eaton Electrical product knowledge 
• Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles and SAP
• Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 
• Strong business acumen 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
• Master degree in Administration or Finace will be a plus
• Knowledge of basic electronics
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills 
• Excellent facilitation and communication skills including oral, written and listening
 
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.

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

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 region only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 046864