Eaton Karrieren

Production Manager - Electrical (m/f)

Soest, Germany
Fertigung und Anlagenbetrieb



Eaton 's Production plant in Soest, Germany  - emergency lighting systems
is looking for a
Production manager
Location: Soest, Germany
Primary Function:
Manages and leads the plant production and assembly departments, meeting customer requirements with respect to service, quality and cost through the optimum use of people, plant, processes and systems, within a safe working environment.
Essential Functions:
  • Actively supports the company’s quality and continuous improvement programmes to ensure productivity improvements. Ensure that team members adopt a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Alters staffing requirements to meet in full daily production plans.
  • Sets daily productivity targets.
  • Ensures that all plant processes and activities are supervised in a manner which maximises team member safety and complies with all relevant environmental and health & safety legislation.
  • Monitors and controls the shop floor team and operating procedures to ensure customer service performance measured through quality, cost and delivery is continuously improved.
  • Appraises and evaluates individuals and teams performance, to meet operational needs, to ensure effective and efficient performance
  • Increasing efficiency and reducing waste using techniques within actual ISO standards, material cost reduction and LEAN manufacturing techniques
  • Provides support to Operations Manager by monitoring KPI’s, implementation and tracking of action plans, attending meetings, providing statistics and information to formulate plans and budgets to meet business plans


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Previous manufacturing experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience with Lean/5S/Six Sigma or other continuous improvement tools/processes welcome
  • REFA degree is preferred
  • Very good knowledge of SAP and MS Office applications
  • Drive for results and ability to execute
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • excellent German and English language skills are expected
What Eaton offers:
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us
  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day
  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

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.

Tätigkeit: Fertigung und Anlagenbetrieb

Region: Europa, Naher Osten, Afrika
Organisation: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Funktionsebene: Manager/in
Beschäftigungsart: Vollzeit
Ist Remote-Arbeit (z. B. Arbeiten von zuhause oder von einem anderen Eaton-Standort aus) für diese Position gestattet?: Keine
Ermöglicht diese Position eine Versetzung?: Keine
Reisebereitschaft: Ja, 10 % der Zeit

Requisition ID: 050759