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Production Manager

Aguascalientes, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Plans and directs the manufacturing operation of one or more plants in a specified region/major geographic area or major segment/division of the organization. Oversees the implementation of manufacturing schedules, personnel requirements, quality co
State the primary function or overall purpose of your position.
Manage Production and all Manufacturing functions through the plant structure to produce Engine lifters -including the manufacturing processes of lifter components- and Engine and Transmission hydraulic components to achieve business growth, cost and safety objectives, while driving innovation and standard work practices. The position drives continuous improvement plant wide while utilizing the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF). It is critically important for this position to drive the culture of the organization for both Safety and Continuous Improvement.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)
List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.
Broad responsibilities and leadership of a multi-disciplined, cross-functional team with overall accountability for performance of business.
Direct operations, management of budgets, manning, capacity planning, efficiency, equipment utilization and scheduling with the plant.
Plan and coordinate manufacturing departments and support groups to effectively meet customer requirements.
Plan and coordinate manufacturing engineering and maintenance departments to effectively meet plant and divisional requirements
Provide leadership to the teams to meet or exceed the operational objectives of Safety, Shipments, on-time delivery, past dues, productivity scrap/rework, and overtime utilization.
Implementation of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and CI  Best Practices
Lead cultural change of production work force that embodies the Eaton philosophy.
Serve as a primary advisor on manufacturing systems, capabilities, production status, and forecast demands.
Administer policies, safety and communications within group.
Responsible of overall Plant oversight in production areas, but not limited to it.
ntrol, production standards, and safety programs.


  • 7-10  years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 5-7 years supervisory/managerial experience within a manufacturing setting
  • Bachelor Degree in engineering or technical field
  • Previous Automotive  Experience preferred
  • Experience with MRP and BOM structure preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Capable of assessing and developing team skills and capabilities
  • Demonstrated teamwork and team building skills in producing results & meeting organization objectives
  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques, (8D´s, A3)
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)

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 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 049683