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Production Manager

South Molton, United Kingdom
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description



The Eaton South Molton Site

Are currently recruiting for a:

Production Manager – Aerospace


 Primary Function


This position is responsible for overall management of a manufacturing cell,

focused factory, or work center. Overall responsibility for leading manufacturing team

in achieving production schedule, product quality, product cost, and employee safety

goals. Coordinates with all functional and service groups to meet customer requirements.

Drives performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals.

Leverages resources and motivates personnel to create high performance culture. 


Essential Functions of the position

Manages and directs all manufacturing activities to ensure completion of customer


Assesses performance indicators, and takes appropriate actions, to ensure schedule,

cost, and quality goals are met

Ensures required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to meet c

customer, manufacturing system, and financial reporting requirements

Assures policies, procedures, and other documentation are followed to ensure consistent

and compliant manufactured product

Provides leadership and commitment in support of continuing improvements in quality,

productivity and delivery performance

Supports product design organization through new product introduction phase to

ensure customer manufacturing delivery times are met

Assures that Environmental, Health, and Safety issues are addressed considering

local regulations, Eaton policy, and good corporate citizenship

Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance

management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.

Develops budgets and resource plans, and monitors performance, to achieve

product delivery and cost requirements

Develops budgets and resource plans, and monitors performance, to achieve

product delivery and financial requirements

Coordinates and assists with business initiatives, participating on teams in

order to drive best practices across enterprise.

 Additional Information


·       Annual Inventory Value of Material Managed:

·       Annual Shipment Revenue of Material Managed:

·       Manufactured Part Count:

·       Complexity of Products Managed (Low, Medium, High):

·       Number of Direct Reports:







Specialist Knowledge Required for the position:

  • Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic

·       Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving

·       Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management

·       Thorough Understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes

·       Knowledge of financial concepts and techniques utilized to establish value propositions of operational changes:

·       Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams

·       Multiple years of related professional and Supervisory/Managerial experience



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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 051403