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Production Manager (Motor Control Centers)

Houston, Texas
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is seeking a Production Manager (Motor Control Centers). The Production Manager will be based at our Houston, TX facility.
Position Overview:
The Production Manager will work with the Business Operations Manager and Fayetteville production manager to develop, plan, organize, and implement manufacturing and training activities for products in order to achieve/exceed assigned sales volume and price realization objectives.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Function in a front-line leadership capacity for production employees.
  • Responsible for leading a manufacturing team in achieving High 5 Metrics (Safety, Quality, Productivity, Delivery, and Inventory goals. Deployment of MESH to support a Zero Incident Culture.
  • Plan and monitor key metrics through CIF (Continuous Improvement Framework)  to ensure quality, cost, delivery and safety requirements are met.
  • Ensure required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to meet customer, manufacturing system and financial reporting requirements.
  • Coordinate manufacturing schedules and priorities within the production plan to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Assist Supply Chain Specialist  to help manage  manufacturing  portion of Kanban inventory  management to achieve production requirements with minimum impact on inventory levels.
  • Direct application of capital and people resources to maximize operating efficiency.
  • Facilitate problem-solving and corrective action for production issues.
  • Provide leadership to employees to ensure customer requirements are satisfied.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory/managerial experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in field sales, engineering, or manufacturing (or a combination of these functions).
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory/managerial experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in field sales, engineering, or manufacturing (or a combination of these functions).
  • Experience utilizing PowerPoint, Excel, AutoCad, BidManager, AS400, Vista, and MAPICs.
  • Lean/Six Sigma certification.

Position Criteria:

  • Strong interpersonal skills used for review, motivation, development and reinforcement of standards and polices for direct reports.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work simultaneously through prioritization and time management skills is critical to job success.
  • Ability to think strategically and make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
  • Possess a customer service focus.
  • Does not shy away from conflict – managerial courage- handles conflict well.
  • Coordinate with business functions (i.e. Human Resources) to develop and implement ongoing revisions of standards and policies.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 046969