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Manufacturing Manager

Middlesex, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid Conveyance Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Middlesex, North Carolina facility.
The Manufacturing Manager will plan, organize, direct, and control all facets of the manufacturing operations to ensure the alignment with safety, quality, cost and delivery goals for the plant. The Manufacturing Manager must have a continuous improvement mindset while overseeing day-to-day activities in order to achieve or exceed daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly metric expectations.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will drive the company's vision and mission by reinforcing Ethics, Values and Quality policies throughout the site.
  • You will proactively implement, promote and maintain a safe working environment through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance, and policy enforcement.
  • You will plan, direct and control the implementation of continuous improvement and capital projects to maintain and upgrade equipment, tooling, processes, facilities and utilities.
  • You will provide support to direct reports to discuss expectations, progress of work, and resolution of problems to ensure that the site operational goals are met.
  • You will partner with supply chain to ensure continuous alignment between demand forecasts and load/capacity plans to optimize schedule execution.
  • You will communicates openly and effectively with employees, recognizing and rewarding employees for results and teamwork consistent with Eaton’s high expectations.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing operations experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of management/leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive or aerospace industry.
  • Experience in AS9100 C/D, AS7112 and ISO14001.
  • Experience with extrusion and industrial braiding equipment/processes.


Position Criteria:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and organizational skills.
  • Financial and business acumen.
  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • Ability to work simultaneously through prioritization and time management skills.
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement tools (Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen etc.).
  • Proven record of motivating, engaging and developing direct and indirect reports.
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and MS Outlook.

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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: 052045